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The CIBSE Building Performance Awards ceremony will be held at Park Plaza Westminster Bridge, London, on Wednesday, 1 March 2023. Bookings have now sold out.

This event is an excellent opportunity to see in practice what can be achieved by those who are developing strategies for refurbishment and energy-efficient operation of existing buildings, designing new buildings that operate more effectively and developing the products and systems that support them.

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Attending the CIBSE Building Performance Awards

Park Plaza Westminster Bridge Hotel is offering a discount of 15% off flexible and non-refundable rates for Awards guests staying at the hotel the night of the awards.

Please note this discount is only available by booking online, to apply this discount please:

    • Follow the link above the hotels booking page.
    • See where “Selected rates” are listed (next to the “Search” button).
    • Select “Promotion code” from the drop-down list and enter “CIBSE23” to apply this discount.
    • Please note this is not a fixed rate and there will be flexibility depending on availability.

Dress Code

We encourage people to ‘dress to impress’. This may include, but is not limited to, traditional dress, cocktail attire, lounge suit or business wear.

Our Host - Angela Barnes

After a career in health and social care, Angela embarked on her lifelong dream to be a comedian. Within a couple of years, she had won the BBC New Comedy Award and has gone on to appear on Mock the Week, Live at the Apollo and Russell Howard’s Good News.

As well as becoming a regular on BBC Radio 4 having featured on The Now Show she took on the role of host on The News Quiz and hosted BBC Radio 4 Extra’s Newsjack and co-hosted the podcast We Are History with John O’Farrell. Angela was also featured on The One Show reporting on women and ADHD after her own diagnosis.

Angela’s smart self-deprecating one-liners cover the trouble with her hometown as well as the mixed blessings of technology, the tedium of friends children, and the difficulties of clothing choices. A regular at Edinburgh Fringe she’s done shows about nuclear bunkers and shows in nuclear bunkers. She also set up the Home Safe collective, which helped comedians at the Fringe.

Our Guest Speaker - The Rt Hon Chris Skidmore MP

The Rt Hon Chris Skidmore MP has been the MP for Kingswood since 2010. He has served in five government departments between 2015 and 2020 including as Minister of State for Universities, Science, Research and Innovation twice between 2018 and 2020. In 2019, he was also appointed Minister of State for Energy and Clean Growth, attending Cabinet, during which time he signed the UK's commitment to Net Zero by 2050 into law, and helped secure the UK Presidency of COP26. Most recently, he served as the Chair of the Government’s Independent Net Zero Review, and published the 340 page ‘Mission Zero’ report in January 2023. He is currently Chair of the All Party Group on the Environment and is also a Senior Fellow at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government.


How to find us

The CIBSE Building Performance Awards are taking place at the Park Plaza Westminster Bridge

Located a 5 minute walk from Waterloo Station and Westminster Underground Station


The 2022 Awards saw a return to an in-person awards dinner with over 700 people in attendance.

Find the right category for you

This year there are over 20 categories to choose from, and each of them represents important areas of the built environment. Find out more about each category and how to enter.

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