Frequently Asked Questions
When is the entry deadline?
The deadline for entering is Thursday 21st February 2013. Entries will be accepted until midnight and cost £140 + UK VAT per entry.
What happens if I submit my entry on the deadline date but my Physical Supporting Material won’t arrive in time?
All online submissions must be made by midnight on Thursday 21st February 2013. However we will accept Physical Supporting Material to arrive at the specified postage address until Friday 8th March 2013. Please ensure that your samples are labelled with the automated entry number which is emailed to you once you have submitted your entry/ies.
When can I collect my Physical Supporting Material
If you would like us to retain your physical samples for collection after the judging has taken place, please ensure that you tick the appropriate box on the registration page when making your entry/ies and we will contact you once your entries are ready for collection.
Can I edit my entry?
Entries may be edited up until the point of 'submission'; all entries must be submitted online by midnight Thursday 21st February 2013. Entries will not be considered fully submitted until the entrant has proceeded to the payment stage and selected a payment method. To edit your entry click here.
What is the eligibility period for entries?
The eligibility period runs from 1st January 2012 to 31st December 2012 inclusive, in the case of calendars, these must cover the year 2012.
What should I submit?
All entries must include an explanatory Brief (maximum one side of A4) which must be uploaded upon completing the online part of the entry process. For full details of what else to submit in each category, see the Categories page.
The judges prefer to see physical examples of entries where appropriate. You may also upload up to 5 files of digital supporting material in the following file formats: Jpeg, Pdf, Tif, Bmp. Please ensure that your Brief and any digital supporting material do not exceed the maximum upload limit of 5MB per entry. For full details of how to submit larger files and physical items, see the What to Enter page.
Can I enter the same project into more than one category?
Yes, but the entry fee must be paid for each category entered (except for Rising Star which is free to enter)
What should I do if I lose my password?
Upon registration you will receive an email that contains your selected password. Should you lose this information, click here to have your password resent to you.
What is the deadline for payment?
All entry payments must be cleared by Thursday 28th February 2013. Once payment has been received your entry/ies will be passed to the judges for review
Table payments are due within one week of your online booking. If your booking is made in June, payment is due immediately and no later than Monday 27th May 2013.
Can I get an invoice?
We are not able to invoice for entries or table bookings. However, a pro-forma invoice is included as part of the entry confirmation email.
What are the Judging Criteria?
To view the judging criteria, please click here.
How do I book a table?
Tables can be booked online via the Book a Table page.
What is included in the table cost?
The table price includes drinks reception (unlimited Pimms and fizz), dinner, entertainment and unlimited house wine, beer and soft drinks for your guests for the remainder of the evening. Other drinks will be available at the cash bar.
How is the table plan created?
Priority seating is allocated initially to sponsors and VIPs; this is then followed by paid for bookings in booking date order.
Can we request to be sat near to a particular Company?
We will always do our best to accommodate such requests; however we can never guarantee this. To make a request of this nature, please detail this in the 'Comments' box when you submit your online booking.