About us 

The South Region of the Institute of Directors has around 12,000 members spread over a geographical area stretching from Banbury in the north to Dover in the east.

The region is ‘home’ to a wide diversity of businesses and one of high output and achievement where the activities of the Region and its 8 Branches provide an excellent platform for discussion and development of ideas. All business interests are represented in its membership.

It is responsible for the development and management of a programme of strategic events and seminars across the region including highly prestigious events such as the annual London and South East Director of the Year Awards. 

London and the South East’s Directors of the Year

Gala Awards Dinner – Tickets now on sale

London and South East Director of the Year Awards Gala Dinner & Awards Ceremony

We invite you to join us at one of the most important events in the UK’s business Calendar.

Set in the magnificent Nash and Waterloo Rooms, at the Institute of Directors in Pall Mall, London, on Wednesday 22nd April 2015.

IoD Exterior Small

Nash Room Small

Now fully established as one of the UK’s leading awards, this Black Tie event is guaranteed to provide the ideal opportunity to entertain both clients and guests.

The evening provides a great opportunity to invite clients and guests to a truly superb evening and offers the opportunity to mix with and hear from other business leaders from across London and the South East; together the ‘Powerhouse’ of the UK’s economy.

It will commence with a drinks Reception followed by a superb meal, provided by the IoD’s Executive Chef, Roger Evans.

For further information or to book your ticket, please click here.

Date: Wednesday, 22nd April 2015 Time: 18:30 - 22:45
Venue: The Nash and Waterloo Rooms, Institute of Directors, Pall Mall, London
Price: £95 (+ VAT) members and guests. For a table of 10 the cost will be £900 (+ VAT) 

2014 Awards categories

Director of the Year (Large Company)

This category is open to directors of companies with a turnover of over £100M

Director of the Year (Medium Company)

This awards category is open to directors of companies with a turnover of between £10M and £99.99M

Director of the Year (Small Company)

This category is open to director of companies with a turnover of under £9.99M

Young Director of the Year

To enter this award, directors must be under the age of 42 and must be able to point to outstanding achievements during the past 12 months

International Director of the Year

This award is open to all directors in UK-based companies with overseas sales. The entrant must be able to show that a minimum of 25% of the company’s turnover comes from overseas sales and must be successful in exporting, and committed to continued growth in the international business arena.

Public/Third Sector Director of the Year

This award is open to all directors in the public sector as well as those working in the third sector and other charitable or not-for-profit organisations.

Family Business Director of the Year

Entrants for this award will be directors in second generation or more family businesses and will have responded to the specific challenges that face directors in such well established firms.

Chairman’s Award for Leadership in Corporate Responsibility

This award is to recognise those directors who are able to demonstrate that, through their direct actions and leadership, their business has made a positive impact on the local community, wider society and/or the environment.

With special thanks to our Headline Sponsors:


South Region Reset

Select branch

Latest news

IoD South Regional Office
116 Pall Mall

Book a meeting room at the IoD Hub Reading
T: +44 (0)118 900 0500