The annual EFFORTS AWARD for outstanding communication on fortified heritage is presented to the most innovative participant of European Fortress Summer.  The Award is presented at the annual EFFORTS Congress.

These are the laureats of the EFFORTS AWARD :

2020 : All participants of the European Fortress Summer 2020

2019 : Antwerp Fortress Belt forts (Antwerpse fortengordel, Belgium)

2018 : Fortress of Culture SIBENIK (Croatia)