Find the answers to your questions about the 2022 European Social Services Awards Ceremony and the following Networking Event on 17-18 November below.  If you can’t find the answer to your question below, contact essa@esn-eu.org

I have been shortlisted, what do I do next?

In order to be eligible to win an award, shortlisted applicant organisations must register a minimum of two representatives per organisation to attend the ceremony.

You can find the registration link here.

I was not shortlisted this year, can I still attend the Awards Ceremony?

Yes, the Awards Ceremony is open to everyone to attend.


Where and what time is the Awards Ceremony taking place?

The Awards Ceremony will take place at the Hotel Miramar in Malaga, Spain over the course of two half days on 17-18 November 2022.

17 November | 18:00 – 22:00 CET

  • Awards Ceremony
  • Dinner

18 November | 09:30 – 13:30 CET

  • Networking day with exhibition space and opportunities to meet with ceremony attendees and shortlisted projects
  • Includes interactive thematic sessions with opportunities to speak on workforce, cross-sector partnerships and cities for social innovation
  • Lunch

How much is the attendance fee?

64 euro: ESN Members

114 euro: Non-Members

Attendance fee includes the Awards Ceremony, three-course dinner and drinks, second-day networking event with coffee and lunch

Spaces for Day 2 are limited and will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis.

What is the deadline to pay my attendance fee?

You will receive your contribution request for the delegate fee after your registration to the ceremony. Please, ensure you pay your contribution request within the indicated due date. If you are unable to do so, please contact the ESN team at membership@esn-eu.org

Do I need to book my own hotel and travel?

Attendees need to book their own hotel and travel.

A special rate of 150 EUR for a double room for individual use including bed and breakfast has been negotiated with the AC Hotel Malaga Palacio by Marriott. This hotel is located 15 minutes’ walk from the venue for the Awards ceremony, Miramar Palace.

Book your accommodation with the ESN special rate by contacting the hotel by email: Reservation Department groups.malagapalacio@acmarriott.com (copying essa@esn-eu.org) or by phone: +34 952 21 51 85.

In order to access the special rates you must mention “ESSA2022”. The special rate is valid until November 2nd.

Can I cancel my registration for the Awards Ceremony?

It is always possible to replace your registration with someone else, free of charge.

To find out more, please read the Terms and Conditions here

Will there be interpretation at the Awards Ceremony?

There will be English-Spanish simultaneous interpretation available during the Awards Ceremony on 17 November. There will be no interpretation on Day 2 (18 November).