The Association of International Accountants (AIA), the global body for professional accountants, is pleased to once again sponsor the PQ Magazine Awards this year.

An annual event, the awards recognise the future generation of accountants, and the hard work they undertake in order to qualify; as well as those who educate and nurture them on their journey.

This year the awards will take place on 20 February at the world famous Café de Paris, located in the West End of London.

AIA will be sponsoring and presenting the ‘Online College of the Year’ Award. The shortlist for the award will see BPP online classroom, Kaplan on demand, LSBF online and Premier Training vying for top honours.

The majority of the awards, including ‘Online College of the Year’ are nominated by PQ readers, and selected by an esteemed judging panel.

Other award categories on the evening include: 

  • PQ of the Year
  • NQ of the Year
  • Private Sector College of the Year
  • Study Resource of the Year
  • Private Sector Lecturer of the Year
  • Innovation in Accountancy
  • Accountancy Team of the Year
  • Best Use of Social Media
  • Distance Learning Student of the Year
  • Student Body of the Year
  • Public Sector College of the Year
  • Public Sector Lecturer of the Year
  • Training Manager/Workplace Mentor of the Year
  • Accountancy Personality of the Year
  • Accountancy Apprentice of the Year

Commenting on the sponsorship agreement, Philip Turnbull, AIA Chief Executive, said: “We have worked closely with PQ Magazine and sponsored the awards ceremony for a number years.

“The event is always one of the highlights of the awards calendar, recognising both future generations of accountants; and businesses who make significant contributions to the accountancy sector.”