Key Dates and Judging Process

Monday 18 February

The Northamptonshire Business Awards are open for entry.

All Northamptonshire businesses are eligible to enter.

Friday 10th May
Closing date for entries

Monday 20th May
Commencement of 1st stage judging

An independent and impartial panel of judges will review electronic entries against the set criteria for each category. A maximum of three entries in each category will be put forward to the next stage.


Monday 3rd June

All category finalists will be made aware that they are through to the next stage.

If you have not heard from us by this date, your entry was unsuccessful this time. Due to the number of entries we receive, and in line with the terms and conditions of entry, feedback on unsuccessful entries will not be given.

If you are a Category finalist we will be in touch to:

• Obtain official Company information including logo

• Provide you with information of the next stage of judging

• Provide you with options for purchasing tickets to the awards evening on the 13th September 2018.



Monday 10th June
Commencement of 2nd Stage judging.

All category finalists will be invited to attend the Chamber Offices to meet with the sponsors’ judging panel. This meeting will consist of:

• 20 minute presentation in a format of your choice

• 10 minute Q&A session with the judges

Directly after the meeting with the judges you will be invited to make a short promotional video, which will be used to introduce your company on the awards evening.

We expect your visit to the Chamber offices to be no longer than an hour.



Thursday 5th September

Northamptonshire Business Awards Ceremony & Dinner. Venue TBC.


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