Celebrate Innovation and Excellence in Social Services

at the 2023 European Social Services Awards!

The winners for the 2023 European Social Services Awards will be announced at the annual European Social Services Awards Ceremony, which will take place in Zagreb (Croatia) on 16-17 November hosted by City of Zagreb – City Office for Social Protection, Health, War Veterans and People with Disabilities.

  • Find out the winners of the 2023 European Social Services Awards
  • Discover the most innovative projects in social services in Europe
  • Meet our partners, pioneers in innovation from the private sector
  • Take part in our Networking Day with a thematic panel discussion on the ESSA theme ‘Promoting Person-centred Care’.


The European Social Services Awards Ceremony will take place at the Esplanade Zagreb Hotel (Zagreb, Croatia).

Opened in 1925 as a refuge for passengers from the Orient Express, the über-stylish Esplanade Zagreb Hotel is an architectural gem. Located within easy reach of key attractions, the city’s most iconic hotel combines art deco glamour with every contemporary convenience.

Read more about the ‘Esplanade Zagreb Hotel’s history here.