Best Business Women Awards 2018 Entry Name of Entrant*Business Name*Address*Telephone Number*Email*Website*Twitter Account/Instagram AccountFacebook PageBusiness Setup: please tick which applied* Sole Trader Limited LLP Other If other - please stateBusiness Start-up date*Which Catergories are you entering MAX 3* Best Business Woman in Business Services Best Business Woman in Health & Wellness Best Business Woman working with Children or Families Best Business Woman in Retail or a Consumer Business Best Networker Best New Business Best Customer Service Best Franchisor Best Coach Best Business Woman in Recruitment Best Business Woman in Legal Services Best Community Champion Most Inspiring Business Woman Best Business Award Best Business Woman in Financial Services Best Business Woman in Marketing & PR Services Best Young Entrepreneur Best Business Woman in Hair & Beauty Best Business Woman in STEM In order to enter the Best Business Women Awards 2018, please answer the following questions within the word count stated. All questions are the same for all categories, unless you are entering Best Community Champion (please see below for more information on the questions for that category).Ensure you read Entry Information Page before completing*ABOUT THE BUSINESS OWNER - In a maximum of 500 words tell us about you. Share any relevant qualifications and experience and why you have a passion for your industry.*How the business began ( 500 words) Share what inspired you start it, what the business does and what is your USP.*How do you provide great customer service (500 words maximum unless you are entering Customer Service Category, in which case this is extended to 1500 words).*How have you grown your business and what are your future plans ( 500 words)*How do you market your business (500 words)*What is your turnover, gross and net profit for the last financial year.*What are your best achievements (500 words maximum)? Tell us what makes you proud! Showcase the application by highlighting the achievements that are relevant to the category being applied for.*BUSINESS BIO – Please summarise in ONE sentence what the business does (no more than 50 words).*EVIDENCE: When entering the Best Business Women Awards, please supply evidence to support your entry. For each question you can submit up to 2 pieces of evidence per question. You can include customer testimonials, graphs showing trading figures, photographs, copies of your marketing materials. Be creative! To win, your application needs to stand out from the rest! You need to make your business come alive to the judges. If you need help or advice contact us on 01442 382682.FileFileFileFileFileFileFileFileBest Community Champion ApplicationsCommunity Champion only. What does the project or charity do? No more than 500 words*Community Champion Only. Why do you support or work for this project or charity? No more than 500 words*Community Champion only. What impact has your involvement had? No more than 500 words*Community Champion only. What are the most significant acheivements? No more than 500 words*You can include EVIDENCE to support your application e.g. testimonials, photos, and anything you feel is relevant.FileFileFileFileFilePlease read our terms and conditions tick here to say that you accept them* I accept Best Business Women - Terms and Conditions of Entry • Closing date 31st July 2018 at 5pm. • Receipt of your application will be acknowledged via email. If you do not receive an email please contact us BEFORE 10am on 1st August 2018 • Entry is not open to judges or sponsors. • You can enter up to 3 categories. • If you win your category in 2018, you cannot re-enter for the same category for 2 years, so you will next be able to apply in 2021. • The judges reserve the right to check information supplied. The judging panel’s decision is final. • There are no face to face interviews. Judging decisions are made by the information supplied in the application. The judges may call you to discuss your entry. • The Best Business Women Awards reserves the right to withdraw any category that receives insufficient applications. • The finalists will be notified via email no later than 10th September 2018 at 5pm. You must reply to this email to confirm receipt. All entrants will also be notified even if they have been unsuccessful. If you do not hear from us, check your spam folder or call us on 12 September 2018. • Each finalist must be available to attend the finals on 11th October 2017 at 7pm at Tewin Bury Farm and tickets will be on-sale to finalists on the 11th September 2018. • The winner of each category will be announced on the night and they will receive a glass trophy (all finalists will receive a certificate). • All winners will be invited to join The Best Business Women Awards Club. There are 2 networking events held during the year - a cost to attend the events applies. This is the perfect opportunity to develop relationships with other winners. • Best Business Women Awards reserve the right to use photographs and videos of the winners and finalists in publicity material, social media and on our website. DECLARATION: I declare that I am a female business owner and that my business is based in the UK and that the information I have submitted is correct to the best of my knowledge. I understand that the judge’s decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into regarding the judge’s decision and that no award submissions will be returned. I have also read and understood the terms and conditions to enter the Best Business Women Awards 2018.