Red Rose Awards 2018 is open to every business based in Lancashire and there’s relevant categories for each including sector specific categories plus those open to all such as employer of the year, customer service award and innovation award.
The entry process is simple. Firstly create your account, then view the entry forms for the categories you wish to enter. You can work on your entry and save it as a draft until you are ready to submit.
Make sure you submit your completed entry by the deadline of midnight, Friday 12 January 2018.
Written entries are scrutinised by our category panels and finalists are announced on Monday 29 January 2018.
Should you be named as a finalist you will then be required meet our judges for interview on 7 or 8 February at the Red Rose Suite, Ewood Park, Blackburn.
Winners are announced on the night – Thursday 8 March 2018 at Blackpool’s Winter Gardens.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
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