The Good Funeral Awards
The Good Funeral Awards
Thursday, 7 September 2017 Porchester Hall, Bayswater, London

‘The Oscars of the UK Funeral Trade’

Can you have an awards ceremony for the people who work in the funeral industry?

Of course you can.

With our distinctive British sense of humour we can celebrate those people who do outstanding work for the bereaved.

Since 2012 we’ve been recognising the great work of the country’s best gravediggers, embalmers and funeral directors.

The ceremony is a bridge between the general public and the much misunderstood funeral industry.

We’ve championed the entrepreneurs, pioneers and progressives.

Our winners have gone on to make media appearances and dispel some of the myths around what happens when we die.

We listen to the general public and get their views on the standard of customer service.

We collate their views, offer them to the judges for verification, and then draw up a list of nominees.

In 2017 the awards will be again be held at a glittering lunchtime ceremony in central London.

It’ll be the biggest party in funeralworld – well, since last year’s awards.

Take a look what BuzzFeed wrote about us here.

Winning a Good Funeral Award is a sign that the public can come to you and enjoy the high-quality service they deserve.

If you work in the funeral industry and you enjoy day out with networking, photo opportunities and a celebrity appearance, you need to be there.

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Nominate or enter the awards

Sponsorship and Exhibitor Opportunities

We are pleased to offer sponsorship opportunities for the Good Funeral Awards 2017.

The print and broadcast media take a keen interest in this event. By being associated with it you can raise your profile in the industry, get talked about by your peers and reach a wider public audience in an indirect way.

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See Photos and Profiles of the Winners 2016

For the first time this year, we’ve created a media pack listing all the winners together with a profile of their work and a short explanation about why they won. You can download the pack here. We had a grand ceremony at the Porchester Hall in central London on Thursday 8 September 2016, where the awards were made. The official photographer was Jackie King. Jackie has posted all the photos on her website. You need to go to the home…

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The Winners!

And here they are – after hundreds of entries and hours of deliberation by the judges, the winners of this year’s Good Funeral Awards were named and honoured at the fabulous ceremony at Porchester Hall yesterday. Most of the well deserving winners were there to receive their awards from former GMTV host Penny Smith at the event with more than 250 people attending to applaud their friends and colleagues. Unprecedented interest from the media and guests including representatives from both major…

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