The 11th National What's On 4 Kids Awards 2017 click here to see who has made it through to the final stages!
The 11th National What's On 4 Kids Awards 2017 with headline sponsor Strider Bike will be held on October 4 and hosted by NatWest in the heart of the City of London at the prestigious 280 Bishopsgate location.
With exciting NEW categories & an inspiring new venue, we are so excited to announce that we have enjoyed one of most successful and inspiring campaign to date! Huge THANK YOU to our headline sponsor Strider Bike - supporting us to ensure that the UK's parents and carers can once again enjoy the chance to shout about who is the very best in the world of kids' clubs, classes, teachers and party providers!
Over 100,000 votes were received across the 2017 international campaign! Make sure you sign up to our newsletter for all the latest updates! And follow us on social media to be the first to hear all the news re our winners via Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. #whatson4kidsawards
Awards nominations in association with STA opened on January 25 at 12pm.
Nominations in association with STA closed on March 24 at 12pm.
Award registration closed on March 31 at 5pm.
Voting in association with Konfidence opened on April 28 at 2pm.
Voting in association with Konfidence closed on July 3 at 2pm
Awards LIVE ceremony as hosted by NatWest will take place on the afternoon of October 4 2017.
What’s On 4 hold these awards to reward innovation, further raise standards and generate awareness of our fabulous activities and those individual experts involved who make such a difference to so many families! By being part of our Awards you can reach over 1 million parents across the UK and showcase your company and brand.
Want to be involved? Contact us on 07730094670 or email us here for further information about the fantastic sponsorship packages available.
This years' Award Categories are....
Best Pre/Post Natal Activity or Parenting Education Class as sponsored by NowBaby
Best New Activity for Children as sponsored by Owow Chocolates
Best Children's Party Supplier
Best Independent Activity for children aged 5 to 12 as sponsored by Sensory Time
Best Product Supporting Children’s Activities at Home
Best Franchised/Licensed Activity for Children aged 5 to 12 as sponsored by Morton Michel
Best Independent Activity for the Under 5s
- South as sponsored by First Stop
- North as sponsored by Strider Bike
- East as sponsored by Strider Bike
- West and Wales as sponsored by Strider Bike
- Northern Ireland and Scotland as sponsored by Strider Bike
Best Independent Children's Party Entertainment
Most Outstanding Activity Leader for children aged 5 to 12 as sponsored by Miglio Designer Jewellery
Most Outstanding Activity Leader for the Under 5s
- South as sponsored by MagiKats
- West and Wales
- Northern Ireland and Scotland
Best Franchised/Licenced Children's Party Entertainment as sponsored by mumandworking.co.uk
Best not-for-profit, CIC or charity offering activities, clubs, classes or groups for families, babies or children as sponsored by NatWest
Best Franchised/Licensed Baby & Toddler Activity - Up to 25 franchisees/licensees as sponsored by Little Pickles Markets
Best Franchised/Licensed Pre-Schooler Activity – Up to 25 franchisees/licensees as sponsored by Moo Music
Best Franchised/Licensed Pre-Schooler Activity – More than 25 franchisees/licensees as sponsored by Blackcurrant Babies
Best Franchised/Licensed Baby & Toddler Activity – More than 25 franchisees/licensees as sponsored by Konfidence
Industry Champion of the Year as sponsored by The Children's Activities Association
Most Outstanding Community Group Volunteer for Children or Families as sponsored by Hartbeeps
And a huge thank you to our supporters Sinco Toys creators of the gorgeous Wobbleez
"Today I have seen the dedication of the finalists. I've seen the inspiration of the winners. It proves what people can do when they put their mind to it." Closing remarks from Max Robinson, Insure With Max