Open to businesses of any size and in any sector that began trading after 8 December, 2017.
2020 was a year like no other. The pandemic has brought new challenges, new opportunities, new ways of working.
Every business has a story to tell. Red Rose Awards 2021 wants to share those stories.
This category is for new business start-ups, regardless of sector.
Although your business is in its early stages, our judges will expect you to demonstrate thinking and results across the cornerstones of businesses – sales and marketing, operations, finance, people.
They want to see evidence of achievements to date, where the opportunities lie and how you’re managing your challenges, especially given the circumstances of 2020.
Entries opened for Red Rose Awards 2022 on Tuesday 4 January 2022. Start your entry by registering an account here.
Entries for Red Rose Awards 2022 will close at midnight on Friday, 18 March 2022.
A full list of award categories are available on the categories page.
Each business can enter up to three 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 on your entries online by signing in to the system and saving them as drafts until you are ready to submit. You can then use your account to track your progress through the entry process.
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.
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 13 April 2022.
Interviews will take place on 27 and 28 April 2022. These dates cannot be changed and we advise to mark them in your calendar 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.
You can be as creative as you like with your presentation. It is your choice whether to bring 'props' or equipment to support you in sharing your business story with our judges.
There are no laptops or screens provided in the interviews. If you would like to display something you will need to bring everything with you and set it up when you enter the interview room.
All finalists will be notified on Monday 4 April 2022 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 27 or 28 September 2022. If we cannot hold the interviews live, these will be conducted online.
2020 Award WinnersSales Geek
2019 Award WinnersFP Drylining
2018 Award WinnersS&H Group
2017 Award Winners10ACIA
2016 Award WinnersEat My Logo
2015 Award WinnersRuby & Daisy
2014 Award WinnersThe Green Chimney
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