The Awards Process
Enter the Awards
Tell us about your business or business idea through our online entry form.
If your entry is short listed, you/your team will win a place at a special showcase event to be held on Thursday 5th July 2018. The event will provide entrepreneurial workshops and interactive activities, plus vital industry mentoring support and networking opportunities.
The event will also include the chance for all short listed entrants to pitch their business ideas to a panel of expert judges for a chance to win prizes of up to £3,000, as well as packages of professional enterprise mentoring and support.
The judging panel will assess the pitches given by all short listed teams/individuals during the showcase event before making their final decision.
The Award winners and runners-up will then be announced and presented during an official ceremony that will take place at the end of the showcase event on the 5th July 2018.
Award entries open: Monday 18th December 2017 – Sunday 29th April 2018
Entry review and selection: Monday 30th April – Monday 14th May 2018
Award short list announced: No later than Wednesday 16th May 2018
Making Business Happen Showcase: Thursday 5th July 2018