This year’s awards will recognise exceptional individuals and teams across seven categories.
Campaigner of the Year Award
This award recognises an individual or team who has shown great commitment to successfully campaigning on issue that affect people who are blind or partially sighted, or that raise awareness to prevent sight loss.
The award is given to an individual or team that has demonstrated and applied a new product, technology or service which has significantly benefited people who are blind or partially sighted.
Professional of the Year Award
The award acknowledges an outstanding professional that provides exceptional care and support for children, young people or adults who are blind or partially sighted.
Teacher of the Year Award
The award recognises an outstanding education professional who provides opportunities, education and/or support for children and young people who are blind or partially sighted.
Team of the Year Award
The award recognise and rewards a team that has made a significant contribution to improving the lives of people who are blind or partially sighted.
Voice of the Community Award
This award champions the voices of blind and partially sighted people by rewarding an eye health or sight loss sector professional who has made a life-changing impact on people living with sight loss.
Lifetime Achievement Award
The judges will select their own shortlist for the Lifetime Achievement Award from the nominations made to all award categories. The winner of the title will be an exceptional individual who has dedicated their career to improving the lives of blind and partially sighted children, young people and/or adults.