The PIEoneer Awards 2023

The PIEoneer Awards 2023 will be held on Friday 22 September at Hilton Bankside, London.

The PIEoneer Awards honour innovation and achievement across the whole of the global education industry. With a distinguished judging panel representing geographical and professional diversity, The PIEoneer Awards recognise both individuals and organisations who are pushing professional standards, evolving their engagement or redefining the international student experience. 

Entries are now open!

Entering the awards is a fantastic opportunity for you and your team to gain global recognition of your work – there is significant coverage of finalists and winners on The PIE News, which reaches 2 million people each year, and in our digital magazine, The PIE Review.

New for 2023, we’ve added FOUR exciting new categories to The PIEoneer Awards this year!

> Digital innovation of the year - Student recruitment
> Emerging leader of the year
> Business school of the year
> Study abroad & exchange experience of the year
Association of the year has been renamed Membership organisation of the year

Entries close 6 April 2023

Click here to view the category descriptions and enter. If you require any assistance with the entry process or if you have any questions, please contact

We are expecting over 550 attendees to the show in London. We will also be broadcasting the ceremony live to guests unable to join us in-person. Guests will include a unique cross-section of influencers, decision makers and thought leaders from higher education, commercial education, language teaching, education agencies, professional services and government bodies around the world. Join us and be inspired by the latest innovations taking place across our sector, and make lots of valuable new connections. Last year, tickets sold out early so we recommend you book your ticket(s) soon to avoid disappointment! Early bird ticket offer ends 14 May.

For details of our last remaining sponsorship opportunities, please contact


We welcome entries from any organisation operating in the global education sector.  There are 20 categories to choose from spanning marketing, digital innovation, employability, diversity and inclusion, sustainability and more. 

Entry Pack

Browse our awards toolkit for more details about entering.


Join us for a night of celebration - be inspired by the latest innovations taking place across our sector and make lots of valuable new connections!


A distinguished panel of over 41 independent judges select all winning categories

The PIEoneer Awards 2023

The PIEoneer Awards 2023 will be held on Friday 22nd September