BactaPortal shortlisted for trade association forum award

Bacta has been shortlisted in the Trade Association Forum (TAF) Best Practice Awards 2022 for its acclaimed BactaPortal.


The TAF awards, now in their nineteenth year, are supported by the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, and recognise excellence, innovation and best practice amongst trade associations in the UK.

Bacta will be competing for the Digital Innovation of the Year award with its Portal shortlisted for a successful shift from a paper based system of recording customer interactions to a web-based platform, providing a more robust and user-friendly interface for members to help protect players and abide by LCCP regulations.

The shortlist was confirmed this week with the awards ceremony taking place on Thursday February 17 at Drapers Hall, London.

John White, Bacta CEO, said: “What a fantastic way to end the year! We are thrilled to be shortlisted for this award, which recognises the hard work that went into the Portal. In fact, when I look back on the last couple of years, development of the Portal figures large in my mind. While we need to wait to see if we actually win the award, I think getting this far is testament to the hard work of everyone in getting the BactaPortal live. In particular I would like to thank Chris Wrigley and team from ISD and our MSOs Brad and David.”

Emily Wallace, Interim Chief Executive, Trade Association Forum, said: “Trade Associations including Bacta have played an absolutely critical role in supporting the UK economy throughout the turbulence of the last two years. As we move forward, it is right to celebrate the achievements of the sector, recognise excellence and collaborate to improve the role that Associations can continue to play to support the Economy for the future.”



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