Information about entering The Best Business Women Awards 2018

Entries will open on the website on 23rd March 2018 and close on 31st July 2018.

CLICK HERE FOR ENTRY FORM BUT DO NOT ENTER UNTIL YOU HAVE READ ALL THIS INFORMATION

Entry is online and you will be required to provided details about your business and submit evidence to support your entry. This will be judged by a panel of business experts.

There is no voting.

There is no entry fee.

You must be UK based and the business must be owned/partnered by you.

All information is treated in the strictest of confidence and is seen only by our judging panel.

Make sure you read all the information about the categories and enter the ones relevant to you. You can enter up to 3.

Make sure you read the questions and answer them within the word count before you submit the entry.

The entry cannot saved or be amended once sent – although you can send us a new one. We suggest working on your entry on a word document and when are you are happy with it,copy and paste into the form on the website

Mark attachments referenced to the relevant question

File sizes are 256MB and can be jpeg, pdf or GIF. You can add links in your entry. E.g You Tube Private Link.

Check grammar and spelling.

Include facts, figures, pictures, graphs, publicity material, testimonials, case studies – evidencing the points you have made. Clearly label your attachments to which question they refer to.

Once we have received the entry we will email you to confirm we have received it. We do this manually so this can take up to 24 hours. If you do not get a confirmation email within 24 hours please contact us.

Successful Finalists will be notified by 10th September 2018

You will find these questions on our entry form.

1.About the business owner – (500 words) tell us about you. Share any relevant qualifications and experience and why you have a passion for your industry.

2.How the business began ( 500 words) Share what inspired you start it, what the business does and what is your USP.

3.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).

4.How have you grown your business and what are your future plans ( 500 words)

5.How do you market your business  (500 words)

6.What is your turnover, gross and net profit for the last financial year.

7.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.

8.BUSINESS BIO – Please summarise in ONE sentence what the business does (no more than 50 words).

If you are entering Community Champion there are some addtional questions at the bottom of the entry form

DO NOT ENTER IF YOU CANNOT MAKE THE FINAL ON 11th October 2018

If you have any questions please call or email us before submitting your entry. We are happy to help debbie@bestbusinesswomenawards.com or call 01442 382682 /07795 683598