Institute of Directors joins sponsor line up for the East Midlands Bricks Awards 2019

Sue Charlesworth at the East Midlands Bricks 2018, handing out the Best Upcoming Agent award to Brodie Faint of Phillips Sutton.

The Institute of Directors East Midlands (IoD) can now be revealed as the latest sponsor of Business Link’s East Midlands Bricks Awards.

After signing up to the event last year, the IoD will return this year to sponsor the ‘Most Active Agent Category’.

Sue Charlesworth, Head of Business Development at the Institute of Directors East Midlands, said: “The Institute of Directors is happy to be involved with the Brick Awards for the second year.

“Last year’s entrants were of such a high calibre, we look forward to seeing this year’s. The presentation event was a really enjoyable occasion in an iconic venue.”

With over half the seats already booked this year’s East Midlands Bricks award promises to be bigger and better than ever. Book your place at the awards now to avoid disappointment!

The event also presents a chance to network with the region’s property and construction professionals at a glittering awards ceremony on the 28th of March 2019, at the Trent Bridge Cricket Ground.

Nominations are also open for the award categories, which include:

Most Active agent – sponsored by IoD

Contractor of the year – sponsored by Frank Key Group

Sustainable development of the year – sponsored by Forterra plc

Residential development of the year – sponsored by Sterling Capital Reserve

Developer of the year – sponsored by Ward Recycling

Deal of the year – sponsored by Shakespeare Martineau

Architects of the year – sponsored by Blueprint Interiors

Excellence in design – sponsored by Harlequin Office Furniture

Overall winner – sponsored by Streets Chartered Accountants

The Overall Winner of the East Midlands Bricks Awards 2019 will also be awarded a year of marketing/publicity worth over £20,000.

Complimentary drinks and canapes will be served at the event on arrival. Dress code is standard business attire, and there will be plenty of time for networking.


  • 4.30pm – Networking and Reception Drinks
  • 5.30pm – Welcome and Awards Presentation
  • 7.30pm – End of Formal Proceedings, guests and nominees are invited to stay and celebrate/network over drinks.

A special thanks to our East Midlands Bricks 2019 Sponsors: