The Vistage Speaker Awards


Nearly 100 Chairs, Speakers and staff celebrated at the 17th annual Vistage Speaker Awards Evening at The Grand Connaught Rooms, London on Wednesday 28th March.

The awards honour the hard work, dedication and passion of our speakers during 2017 with many accolades being awarded based on members' feedback and scores. 

And the winners are......

Vistage Ambassador

Winner: Brad Waldron

Presented by Sally Wells - Vistage Chair, London

Best Newcomers

Winners: Emma Stroud and Elizabeth Mills

Presented by Nick Bates - Vistage Chair, Yorkshire

Most Impact

Winner: Malcolm Smith

Presented by Bob Battye - Vistage Chair, Midlands


Presented by Victoria Collins and Claire Simnett - Vistage Speaker Team


Winner: Marcus Child


Winner: Lynn Leahy


Winner: Roger Martin-Fagg



Winner: Mark Robb


Winner: Malcolm Smith


Winner: Pete Wilkinson



Winner: Mark Fritz


Winner: Celynn Morin


Winner: Brad Waldron



Winner: David Hall


Winner: Floyd Woodrow


Winner: Jeff Grout



Winner: Glen Daley


Winner: Grant Leboff


Winner: Carole Gaskell



Winner: Rob Whittaker


Winner: Emma Stroud




Group Chair Award - nominated by Speakers

Winner: Paul Pinson

Presented by Glen Daley - Vistage Speaker

for over 15 years

Long-Term Achievement

Winner: Chris Croft

Presented by Chris Everard - Vistage Chair,

East and West Midlands

Speaker of the Year 2017

Winner: Mark Robb

Presented by Lorna Barker and Geoff Lawrence,

Vistage International (UK) Ltd


Thank you so much to everyone who joined us to celebrate, we look forward to another great year of inspiring speakers during 2018!

Speaker Awards 2018

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