Communication Matters AAC Awards 2023

24 March, University of Leeds

Communication Matters Awards


The Communication Matters Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) Awards 2023!


Now is the time to book your tickets for this fantastic event if you haven’t already. For anyone interested in supporting the world of AAC, come and join us for an evening of celebration and recognition at our AAC Awards evening.

Hosted by Communication Matters at the University of Leeds on Friday 24th March from 5pm until late, featuring a drinks reception, ten awards presentations, a delightful 3-course dinner, entertainment in the form of the brilliant Sign Out Loud and Lost Voice Guy, and dancing of course!

Award nominations have now closed. Thank you so much to everyone who submitted a nomination form. We were delighted to receive 60 submissions which is the highest number to date - the judging panel will certainly have their work cut out!

So don't miss out and book your ticket/s today using the button above.

We are also holding an AAC Exhibition during the day of the awards in Leeds from 10am-3pm so please sign up for that too here.


We are looking forward to welcoming you all to Leeds for the AAC Awards in 2023, which will tie in with the city’s celebrations of culture.

The date is now set! Friday 24th March 2023. Please get the date in your diaries now!

The AAC Awards categories can be found on the next page - have a think about anyone who has demonstrated excellence in the AAC community and who you might like to nominate. It could be an AAC user, a family member or carer, or a professional or team of professionals who have supported you or helped to achieve the unachievable!

Nominations are now open! Please see the Award Categories page for details of how to nominate (closing date 31 January 2023). 


At Communication Matters we support and celebrate all forms of communication - the people who use communication aids, the professionals and families that support them, and the companies that provide them.

We know that there are many individuals, groups and companies who should be celebrated for their contribution to the world of Augmentative & Alternative Communication (AAC). Communication Matters championed just some of these incredible achievements with our first ever AAC Awards on Friday 11th October 2019 which was a fantastic night. Our intention was to hold the ceremony every two years going forward and so we held a virtual event in September 2021. We are delighted to be back in-person to see everyone in Leeds for 2023 on 24th March.

The awards will continue our valued partnership with MEETinLEEDS, and together we want to raise the profile of AAC in the city and beyond!

We can’t wait to celebrate all your successes!



Come and join us for the Leeds 2023 City of Culture celebrations!

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