Awards Process Summary
Step 1: Email email@example.com requesting an entry form.
Step 2: Fill out the online entry form to secure your first-round place(s). Remember, there are only 10 first-round places per category.
Key Date: All entries must be received by 3pm GMT on January 14th
Step 3: Prepare your first-round written submission for each category you are entering. Each written submission is 1,000 words, split into 5 sections.
Key Date: Written submissions must be received by 3pm GMT on February 4th
Step 4: The shortlisting panel will judge each entry and nominate four finalist for each category.
Step 5: The finalists for each category will be announced via press release and social media announcements on Linkedin.com.
Key Date: Finalists will be announced at 10am GMT on February 11th
Step 6: Each category finalist will be invoiced for the Finalist Fee of £1,500 + VAT.
Step 7: Each category finalist will prepare a 12-minute webinar-style video presentation (slide-deck and narration) detailing their innovation.
Key Date: Finalist videos must be received by 3pm GMT on March 10th
Step 8: The judging faculty for each category (50+ Directors’ Club® members) will view the four finalists’ videos. Each judge will nominate a winner and a runner-up for their category.
Step 9: Each winner nomination receives 2-points and each runner-up nomination receives 1-point. The finalist with the highest number of points is declared the category winner. The finalist with the second-highest number of points is declared the category runner-up.
Step 10: The results for each category final will be announced via a global webcast, press release, and social media announcement on Linkedin.com.
Key Date: Final results will be announced at 1.30pm GMT on March 24th