Find Out What We’ve Achieved
We’re proud that our people, product and company has won or reached the final stages of many prestigious awards, locally, nationally, and internationally.
Queen’s Award for Enterprise
Excellence in International Trade – 2020
BTL was recognized with a Queen’s Award for Enterprise for excellence in International Trade. The Queen’s Awards for Enterprise are the most prestigious business awards in the UK. Read More.
Gold Stevie Award: American Business Awards
Most Innovative Tech Company of the Year – 2020
BTL Surpass Inc. was named as the Gold Stevie Award winner with a submission that focussed on recent innovations such as adaptive testing, BYOD testing and online proctoring. Read More.
2x Silver Stevie Award: American Business Awards
Fastest Growing Tech Company of the Year | Achievement in Growth – 2020
BTL Surpass Inc. won a Silver Stevie Awards in the categories of ‘Fastest Growing Tech Company of the Year’ and ‘Achievement in Growth’, due to rapid increase in revenue, employees, and the number of examinations delivered through Surpass amongst other growth factors. Read More.
The Sunday Times WorldFirst SME Export Track 100
47th Fastest Growing SME – 2019
BTL came in at number 47 on The Sunday Times WorldFirst SME Export Track 100, recognized as one of Britain’s fastest growing small to medium-sized companies for international sales over the last 2 years. Read more.
Yorkshire Post Fastest 50
Top 50 Fastest Growing Companies in Yorkshire – 2019
BTL was recognized as one of the region’s top 50 fastest growing companies, growth drivers of the Yorkshire economy. As a company passionate about the local area, this was a fantastic achievement.
Silver Stevie Award: Women in Business
Sonya Whitworth – Winner 2019
In October 2019 Sonya was named as the only UK finalist for a Stevie Award for Women in Business, in the Female Executive 11-2,500 employees category. This award reflects Sonya’s fantastic leadership at BTL, and the influence she’s had on the growth of the company. Watch Sonya accept the award at a ceremony in New York.
e-Assessment Awards Lifetime Contribution Award
Bob Gomersall – Winner 2017
BTL’s chairman, Dr Bob Gomersall received the Lifetime Contribution award at the 2017 e-Assessment awards in recognition of his passion for education and technology, and his innovation approach to business.
Bradford Means Business Apprentice of the Year
Patrick Butlin – Finalist 2019
Patrick joined BTL’s IT team fresh from college in July 2017, and his enthusiasm, passion, and readiness to learn made him ideal for the role. Over a short time, Patrick grew in confidence to become a valuable team member widely respected by colleagues, and earned a well-deserved place as a finalist of the 2019 Bradford Means Business Awards.
Surpass: The Assessment Platform Awards
Gold Stevie Award: American Business Awards
Student Assessment Solution – 2020
The Surpass Platform was announced as the Gold Stevie Award winner for ‘student assessment solution’, with an entry that showcased intuitive tools for collaborative test development, authentic test creation to facilitate real-world skills testing, and the ability to create rich-media content for an enhanced candidate experience. Read More.
Association of Test Publishers Innovations in Testing
High Fidelity Image Viewer – Winner 2017
The high-fidelity image viewer in Surpass won a top prize at the Association of Test Publishers Innovations in Testing conference. The image viewer was designed to deliver super high resolution image sets during medical examination, and this prize is a reflection of how the innovative functionality in the Surpass platform can enhance the assessment experience. Read more.
Affiliation & Membership
Association of Test Publishers (ATP)
As an associate member of the Association for Test Publishers (ATP), a non-profit organization representing providers of tests and assessment tools or services, we are committed to promoting and advancing the integrity of assessment services and products and their value to society.
e-Assessment Association (eAA)
For many years we have been a sponsor and champion of the e-Assessment Association (eAA), a not-for-profit membership organization based in the UK for consumers of, producers of, and those with an interest in e-Assessment. Membership to the eAA is free and you can register here.
Federation of Awarding Bodies (FAB)
We are proud to be an affiliated member of the Federation of Awarding Bodies (FAB). FAB has a long history of representing the UK awarding market and is instrumental in ensuring best practice and quality in the education and assessment of learners within the UK.
Certification Network Group
We are proud to be full sponsors of the Certification Network Group, a force of excellence in the development of credentialing professionals through providing valuable connections, education and resources. The CNG hold regular meetings in Chicago & Washington, D.C. and membership is free.