GIS is making a difference

Throughout the UK, Esri’s ArcGIS geographic information system (GIS) technology is making a difference. 

In some organisations, it is improving the efficiency of mobile teams by giving them the ability to access, collect and share data in the field.  In others, it is revealing fresh insight into complex issues and putting better information into the hands of decision makers.  Many more are using GIS to engage with communities and the general public and improve understanding.  Whether you work in a small start-up, a large enterprise, a not-for-profit organisation or a public sector body, we want to celebrate how GIS is making a difference for you.

Let's celebrate your success

Esri UK is once again inviting its customers to enter its annual Customer Success Awards programme and share their stories about their achievements with ArcGIS.  The winner will be announced during the closing plenary at the Esri UK Annual Conference 2022, in front of thousands of GIS professionals and business leaders from around the country.

Taking part will give you an opportunity to:

  • Win the UK’s most prestigious and long-standing GIS award
  • Obtain recognition for your hard work from your colleagues, senior managers and peers
  • Promote your latest innovation at the UK’s largest GIS conference
  • Feature in a free video production about your organisation’s success with GIS
  • Receive a professionally-written case study explaining your project and achievements in depth

How to enter

First decide which category best describes your project from the four awards categories below.  Then use the online entry form at the bottom of this page to submit information about your achievements.   All you need to do to impress the judges is summarise your project in around 300 words and explain the key benefits that your organisation gains from using ArcGIS.  You can enter as many projects as you wish.

The deadline for submissions is Friday 19th November 2021

The shortlisted award entries will be announced on Friday 28th January 2022.  The winners will be revealed on the main stage during the closing plenary of Esri UK’s Annual Conference 2022 at the Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre in London, on Tuesday 17th May 2022.  Hold the date in your diary now!

Category 1: Map Creator


Tell us how you have used Esri’s cartographic tools to bring your data to life.  Maps can be a fantastic tool for improving understanding and sharing information with others.  How are you using digital mapping in your business to convey complex information more clearly to specific groups of people and what difference is this making to your business success?  

Category 2: Analytical Insights


Let us know what new insight you have gained from using ArcGIS to undertake spatial analysis.   Do you now have a deeper understanding of an issue that has challenged your organisation for many years?  More importantly, how are you using the new intelligence that you have gained to improve your efficiency, revenues, customer services or sustainability? 

Category 3: Field Mobility


Explain how you are using Esri’s apps and systems to connect your field-based, office-based and home-based employees and give them access to up-to-date information.  Are employees able to work more efficiently or deliver better customer services?  How have working practices changed and what are the benefits of this digital transformation?

Category 4: Community Engagement


Describe the innovative ways in which you are now using ArcGIS to strengthen a community or engage with the public.  How are you sharing information with others and how are they communicating with you?  We want to know how GIS is breaking down communications barriers and facilitating greater involvement in all kinds of initiatives.

Need inspiration?


Watch the videos below and learn about the achievements of other Esri UK customers.

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A tremendous compliment and a great experience


Receiving a Customer Success Award from Esri UK was a tremendous compliment and validated the hard work that the team were carrying out to reduce and prevent harmful crime through evidence-based policing.  Participation in the awards was a great experience for us from beginning to end.  Having a video created to showcase our work was fantastic; it has really raised the profile of the team and our work across the force.  Then to get up on stage at the Annual Conference to receive our award was a real stand out moment for us.  Thank you for the opportunity to be part of the Esri UK Customer Success Awards.

City of London Police

Winner of 2019 Analytical Insights award

 

2019 Customer Success Award Winners receiving their prize

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