Entries will be open for all categories on MONDAY 11th JANUARY 2021. The deadline for all entries is on FRIDAY 28th MAY 2021. Anyone can nominate an individual or organisation in any of the categories. You can nominate for more than one category. The deadline will not be extended.
The head judge will independently score the applications, all scores will be submitted to the Awards Chair who will then look at the scores. The top 5 average scores in each category will be selected as the shortlist for each award. The awards shortlist will be announced on TUESDAY 1st JUNE 2021. However, the judges reserve the right to only shortlist those companies who stand a genuine chance of winning, therefore each category will be consist of a maximum of 5 companies.
All shortlisted applicants will be invited to a short 10-minute interview and supply any additional video content of their business, in operation to support their application. The interview can either be at your work premises or in Rich Media Group’s studio in Stockport. The interviews will take place between MONDAY 14th JUNE – FRIDAY 19th JULY 2021. The interview will then be edited and condensed down to a 1-minute video which then will be played at the award show, before announcing the winner.
All shortlisted applicants MUST purchase at least two award tickets.
The judging panel will then view the applicant’s 10-interview and any other additional video content and will decide who their winner is for each category. The awards chair will then total up the scores and whoever has the highest score in each category wins, which will be announced at the award show on FRIDAY 3rd SEPTEMBER 2021.
Frequently Asked Questions
How do I nominate?
Nominating someone or yourself is quick and easy, simply navigate to the Enter tab at the top of the page and fill out the online form and additional information to help support your application.
What do I do after I have submitted my entry?
If you are submitting another company forward to the awards, we suggest you contact them before the entry. That way they can put the dates in the diary and track their submission and chances of being shortlisted.
We shall contact the nominee via email confirming your nomination and to check whether the details we have is correct and we will send an invoice for the application fee. You will not be entered into the awards until you have paid the invoice.
How many will be shortlisted in each category?
This will be a maximum of 5 companies or individuals in each category.
When is the Shortlist Announced?
The Shortlist will be announced at 10am on TUESDAY 1ST JUNE 2021. Each of the successful applicants will be contacted directly at 9am to give prior notice for the announcement.
Can I enter more than 1 award?
Yes, you can enter as many awards as you like, however we suggest ensuring you spend time writing the different qualities that you feel is relevant to each award.
How much are Tickets to the Awards?
Each ticket for the awards is £100.
If you have any questions please email firstname.lastname@example.org