The National Outdoor Events Association (NOEA) has agreed a partnership with People’s Postcode Lottery to sponsor one of the awards at the association’s annual Awards, 27th November. The organisation has chosen to support the ‘Small Event of the Year’ category at the ceremony, as part of its wish to encourage grass roots and growing events.

The People’s Postcode Lottery’s in-house events team of seven plan and deliver all internal and external events and celebrations. From Street Prizes, where the team visit winners in locations across Britain to monthly Postcode Millions events where winning communities and local good causes are brought together in unique celebrations.

Nicole Allan, head of events at People’s Postcode Lottery, said: “We’re proud to sponsor this year’s NOEA Small Event of the Year award. Delivering small-scale events with people and communities at their heart is key to what my team does throughout the year. Partnering with the association in support of this award, which acknowledges and celebrates the work being carried out by event professionals in staging smaller events is extremely fitting. I’m looking forward to seeing the variety of entries and events in this year’s category.”

“We’re delighted to have People’s Postcode Lottery join our other sponsors in recognising the very best of the outdoor events industry,” commented Susan Tanner, CEO, National Outdoor Events Association. “The awards continue to grow in popularity and quality, and we’re looking forward to seeing even more entries this year.”

People’s Postcode Lottery is owned by Novamedia BV, a social enterprise that enables and supports charitable and social initiatives worldwide, the organisation is ranked the third largest private charity donor in the world in 2017 and second biggest in Europe.

More than £462 million has been raised by players of People’s Postcode Lottery for 6,500 charities and good causes in Britain and beyond.

The NOEA Annual Convention and Awards will take place 27th November at The Guildhall, in historic Bath. For more information or to book, go to