30.11.21 – Gala Awards Dinner

Sea Life Centre, London

Date: Tuesday 30th November 2021

Time:18:30 – 23:30

Venue: Sea Life Centre, London

About this event… 

About this event… 


We are excited to invite you once again to join us for our prestigious Gala Awards dinner, this year being held at the Sea Life Centre in London.

Come and join us at this wonderful venue, a first for the Security Institute! This is set to be a fantastic evening starting off with arrival drinks with the sharks in The Pacific Wreck and The Coral, followed by an outstanding 3 course meal in Atlantic Cove  and the presentation of awards to finish off the evening.

Dress Code: Lounge Suit, Christmas Dresses or anything that sparkles!

The evening will include:

  • Fantastic drinks receptions including Interactive dive with the dive team in the shark tank
  • 3 course meal, coffee and petit fours
  • Inclusive wine, beer and soft drinks
  • Presentation of awards
  • Networking with fellow SyI members

This event is for both Security Institute members and non-members, numbers are limited and booking is essential.

We have 2 different sponsorship packages available for this event, for more details or to book a package please contact Becky at HQ 02476 346464:

Sponsor the Event – inc 10 places – £2000+VAT

Sponsor an Award – inc 1 place – £500+VAT

Thank you to this years sponsors so far:

If you are interested in sponsoring this event please contact Becky





Nominations are now OPEN for our 2021 Gala Awards Dinner -held on the 30th November at Sea Life London Aquarium.


Do you know a young professional who is worthy of recognition in the industry? Or a volunteer of the Institute who deserves to get something back? Maybe you, or someone you know, contribute to security internationally and warrants acknowledgement?

The Security Institute Awards recognise and celebrate the achievements and contributions of our members and colleagues in the security sector from the past year.

We are pleased to announce that nominations are now OPEN for our 2021 Awards Gala Dinner for the following categories; (we welcome self-nominations as well as peer and colleague nominations)

‘Outstanding Contribution to Security Award’ in memory of George van Schalkwyk This award will recognise a Security Institute member who has demonstrated an outstanding contribution to the security profession.

‘Institute Learner of the Year Award’ in memory of John AplinThis award will recognise a Security Institute member who has recently (from January 2019 to date) finished their Security Institute Certificate, Diploma or Advanced Diploma qualification in Security Management, and demonstrated that they have put their learnings into effective practice.

‘President’s Award for an Outstanding Young Professional’  This award celebrates the next generation of security leaders, and will recognise a Security Institute member under the age of 35 who has personally had a positive impact on their organisation or the wider security sector.

‘International Achiever of the Year Award’ This award will recognise a Security Institute member who has made a significant contribution to security outside the UK.

‘Volunteer of the Year Award’ This award will recognise an Institute member who has made a significant voluntary contribution to the Institute, for example through the Membership Management Advisory Group, Validation Board, Special Interest Groups, Young Members Group, helping out at exhibitions, and other volunteer roles within the SyI.


30 November, 2021 - 30 November, 2021  18:30

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