Open to agencies with in-house creative functions which generate assets and collateral for clients. Eligible businesses include those in graphic design, PR, marketing, advertising, video and photography.
Entries open on the 8 November 2017
You must submit your entries by midnight on Friday 12 January 2018
A full list of award categories are available on the categories page.
Each business can enter up to four different award categories.
To be eligible, your business must be based within the current Lancashire county boundaries. For clarity, this means you must pay business rates in one of the following district or unitary boroughs:
The following rules apply –
To enter the awards, you must create an online account. This will allow you to view all award categories and entry forms. You can work sign in and out of the system to work on your entry form and save it as a draft until you're ready to submit.
You can enter the awards between 8 November 2017 and midnight on Friday 12 January 2018
We suggest you register an account so you can view the entry forms for the categories you wish to enter.
You can work on your entry in our online system by signing in and out and saving your entry as draft.
When you're ready to enter, simply click submit to send us your form.
Yes. You will be unable to exceed the word count limit when you enter your submission into our online entry forms.
Throughout the entry form you will see an ‘info’ icon next to certain questions. Here we’ve included further information to support you in completing your entry so make sure you hover over the icon to view this.
Should you have further questions please email email@example.com
The online system will show that you have entered the awards once you click submit. You will also receive a confirmation email.
Provisionally mark out February 7 and 8 on your calendar as this is when the judging will take place should you be named a finalist.
No. The Red Rose Awards are free to enter.
Once entries have closed, all written submissions are scrutinised by our judges and finalists are announced on Monday 29 January 2018.
Interviews will take place on the 7 and 8 of February 2018 - These dates cannot be changed, so add them to your diary now!
Each interview will last 20 minutes. Following a brief introduction you will have a maximum of 10 minutes for your presentation to the judges, followed by 10 minutes of Q&A from the judges.
All finalists will be notified on Monday 29 January 2018 by email.
The information will also be available on the website and through our social media channels.
Finalists will be invited to meet a judging panel for interview on February the 7 or 8. These dates cannot be changed.
Lancashire Business View’s Red Rose Awards will return to its Winter Gardens home in Blackpool this year. The county’s premier celebration of business excellence has been held at the iconic venue since its launch in 2011. This year guests will enjoy a fabulous evening of fun and celebration at another part of the famous venue. The awards evening will take place in the impressive Olympia Exhibition Centre this year. The switch follows work to renovate the Empress Ballroom, which has held previous awards evenings.
The judges for this year’s Lancashire Business View Red Rose Awards have praised the diversity, strength and skills of this year’s entries.
The final shortlist for this year’s Lancashire Business View Red Rose Awards has been announced, confirming the business hopefuls in with a chance of collecting a prestigious trophy in front of a 1,100-strong audience.
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