Over £3000 raised for GOSH at The European Software Testing Awards 2016

At The European Software Testing Awards 2016, a grand total of £3092 was raised for the Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) Children’s Charity.

The European Software Testing Awards is an annual event held in Central London celebrating the very best in the software testing and QA industry. A total of 18 awards were handed out for diverse categories such as Best Agile Testing Project, Best Mobile Testing Project and Leading Vendor. Two special awards were also handed out on the night – Micro Focus European Software Testing Award and an Outstanding Achievement Award.

A full list of the winners can be found here.

Raising money and awareness at The European Software Testing Awards 2016

During the evening, Senior Fundraising Executive, Catherine Sykes from GOSH took the stage for a moment to spread awareness of the charity and their work.

Members of the 31 Media team then collected donations and sold prize draw tickets. After the Awards Ceremony concluded, Ms Sykes was able to hand over a brand new Amazon Echo to the lucky winner.

EST Award Winners 2016

All proceeds from the prize draw were donated to the charity.

Supporting Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH)

31 Media, organisers of The European Software Testing Awards and the publishers of TEST Magazine are really proud to have worked with some great charities to make a positive difference over the years.

“Using our events, publications, and platforms to donate to incredible causes such as Great Ormond Street Hospitals Children’s Charity is crucial to us as a company. We constantly want to be building awareness around extremely important causes such as this one, and we’re just so thankful to everyone who donated at this year’s awards,” says Cecilia Rehn, General Manager and Editor at TEST Magazine. “We’re incredibly proud of the amount we all, collectively, managed to raise on the night!”

About GOSH

GOSH is one of the top five paediatric research hospitals in the world, treating children from all over the UK and abroad who are diagnosed with the most complex, life-threatening conditions. GOSH has over 50 specialities under one roof and receives over 240,000 patient visits every year from children all over the UK and abroad, who are suffering from the most complex, life-threatening conditions.

The charity exists to assist the hospital in delivering world-class care for its young patients and their families and to pioneer new treatments and cures for childhood illness. Support for the charity will help the hospital to save more lives, develop new treatments, build new facilities and provide outstanding care to children and their families.

About The European Software Testing Awards

The Headline Sponsor for The European Software Testing Awards 2016 is MICRO FOCUS, and category sponsors are AMDOCS and WORKSOFT. The sponsors for The European Software Testing Summit 2016 include AMDOCS, CA TECHNOLOGIES and PERFECTO, supported by TEST Magazine, Software Testing News and DevOps Online.

31 Media, organisers of The European Software Testing Awards and publishers of TEST Magazine would like to thank its sponsors for their support.

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