Ceri Williams, the first IWA General Secretary, is remembered for his great friendships, his unfailing work ethic, his generous smile, and his willingness to always go beyond the call of duty. He will forever be in our hearts.

The Ceri Williams award in recognition of those who, like Ceri Williams, demonstrate that they are seeking excellence and stand at the service of the sport of windsurfing and the kids who love it. It is awarded to those, who represent all the values of excellence pursued by IWA in its institutional activity, guaranteeing a high level of sporting, educational and didactic activity, growing the sport of windsurfing worldwide.

The first award was presented to Circle Surf Torbole in 2021.