Ukactive has revealed the finalists for its annual industry awards.
This year's edition is set to be the largest ever and will feature 18 different categories, covering the entire sports and physical activity landscape – throughout the public, private and third sectors.
New categories introduced for 2019 include the Higher Education Physical Activity Excellence Award, bringing the education sector within the awards' scope.
"Never before have we seen such a diverse cast of finalists, reflecting the incredible growth and impact of our sector, and the breadth of the ukactive Awards this year," said ukactive acting CEO Huw Edwards.
“These finalists represent the strength of our movement, with the power to inspire and drive success in our united efforts to improve the health of our nation.”
Among the most popular and hotly contested awards is the Supplier of the Year award, which this year has eight contenders – Les Mills UK, CAP2, Jordan Fitness, STA, Technogym, Origin Fitness, Showoff Design and Display, and Love Recruitment.
The winners of the ukactive Awards 2019 will be revealed at an awards ceremony and gala dinner held at Manchester Central on 6 June.
For the full list of the 18 award categories – and the finalists – click here