Frequently Asked Questions

Nominating is quick and easy, simply complete the online Nomination Form. A confirmation e-mail will be sent confirming your application.

Nothing, sit back and relax! We may be communicating with you for additional information regarding your application. And if you’re lucky enough to get shortlisted make sure you get the word out for everyone to vote for you!

We aim to shortlist 5 companies per category however this may vary depending on quality of applications received for each category – make sure it is your best effort!

Yes, you must be 18+ to apply or be nominated for any category.

Yes, people can vote for you, this will count for 25% of your total score – in order to combat bias, the judges will only be made aware of the voting score after the judging for each category has been completed.

Once the short list for each category has been announced there will be a period of public voting where members of the public can vote for their favourite suppliers. Short listed candidates will be provided with a ‘Vote for Me’ badge which they can use to encourage votes.

Once the voting closes, an independent panel of judges will meet to adjudicate the results and select the final winner. Please note the public votes will account for 25 percent of the final decision, finalist will also be marked on the strength of their application, testimonials and the evidence provided. If you have been nominated, you must complete an application form for your best chance to win.

Yes, you can nominate yourself or someone else for more than one category if they meet the criteria.

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