Made in Bury Business Awards now open for entry!
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Please see below for our entry guidelines and terms and conditions

To enter the Made in Bury Business Awards, please follow the steps below:

  1. Please read the information below for full instructions and terms and conditions before making your entry
  2. Download the relevant entry form(s)
  3. Complete your entry form(s) and save to your desktop. Please ensure your entry adheres to the stated word limit for the category you wish to enter and please ensure you follow the same process for every category you wish to enter
  4. You can submit your entry form, logo and supporting materials in one of three ways:
  • Download the relevant entry form(s) and upload to the website
  • Download the relevant entry form(s) and email to debi@madeinbury.co.uk
  • Download the relevant entry form(s) and return by post to: Debi Fellone, Europa House, Barcroft Street, Bury, BL9 5BT

 


ENTRY FORMS

Please download the appropriate entry forms for the categories you wish to enter:

Business Awards (1-12) - Word count is 1000 words in total for all answers in section C, excluding headings

Large Business (13) - Word count is 1400 words in total for all answers in section C, excluding headings

Environmental Impact (14) - Word count is 1000 words in total for all answers in section C, excluding headings

Community Impact (15) - Word count is 800 words in total for all answers in section C, excluding headings

Customer Excellence (16) - Word count is 1000 words in total for all answers in section C, excluding headings

Excellence in Developing People (17) - Word count is 1200 words in total for all answers in section C, excluding headings

Backing Young Bury (18) - Word count is 1200 words in total for all answers in section C, excluding headings

If you wish to enter multiples categories please ensure you complete an entry form for every category you wish to enter.


WHO CAN ENTER

The awards are open to businesses with a base in the borough of Bury.

The awards are free to enter and shortlisted organisations will receive one free ticket to the celebration dinner on 19th November 2015.


THE JUDGING PROCESS

The judges will be split into panels and will be asked to pre-score and judge 3 or 4 categories each. The shortlist of up to 6 in each category will be determined by the judges’ pre-scores and the winner, highly commended and commended will be selected following the meet and greet event.

The judges will be looking for examples of companies or organisations who can clearly demonstrate success in the 2014 -2015 period, including growth of the company or reversing decline, managing and overcoming adversities, job creation, financial performance, industry accolades, innovation, staff development and leadership.

The judges are looking for literate, inspiring and compelling entries. Please take note of the word count indicated for each category (each word count indicated applies to Section C only, excluding questions).


MEET & GREET EVENT

All shortlisted entrants will be invited to a meet and greet event on Friday 16th October and will have 10 minutes to showcase their organistion to a panel of judges via a 5 minute presentation and a 5 minute Q&A session.

A senior representative from all entrant organisations must be available to attend this event (for sponsors, a representative other than the judge must be available to attend the meet and greet on behalf of the organisation). 


SUPPORTING MATERIALS

You may upload or email up to 3 pieces of supporting material along with your entry as well as an obligatory business logo in JPEG format (this may be used in presentation materials and the event brochure should you be shortlisted). Each must be no larger than 2MB and can be in Word, Excel, JPEG or PDF format (we cannot accept any other file types). These can include items such as:

  • Team CVs
  • Business account summaries
  • Copies of media coverage
  • Media evaluation
  • Testimonials
  • DVDs / CDs
  • Marketing materials
  • Photography
  • Web links

GUIDANCE

For further information regarding entries please email us at bury@madeinbury.co.uk or call Debi Fellone on 0161 447 8814


TERMS & CONDITIONS OF ENTRY

The closing date for entries is 3rd July 2015. Please ensure you complete your entries by this date.

There is no charge to enter.

Please ensure you upload one entry form for every category you wish to enter. 

Please complete all sections of the form, and refer to the criteria on the categories page of this website. Entries that are incomplete or exceed the stated word limit may not be accepted or may be penalised (the stated word count applies to Section C only, excluding questions). Remember to include evidence such as statistics, testimonials or industry accolades.

The organisers do not accept any responsibility for loss or damage of any entry.

All completed entries will be acknowledged online upon completion of entry. If you do not see this confirmation page, please email debi@madeinbury.co.uk

All shortlisted entrants must attend the meet and greet event on Friday 16th October.

All organisations must supply a company logo and are asked to upload this online with their entry. Please supply this in JPEG or EPS format.

Made in Bury reserves the right to extend the closing deadline, amend categories or not award categories should entries received not reach the required standard.

The judges’ decision is final and no correspondence or discussion will be entered into regarding the selection of shortlisted businesses and winners. Unfortunately no feedback can be given to unsuccessful applicants. 

Please email debi@madeinbury.co.uk for further advice or to withdraw an entry.

 
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Deadline for entries
Sponsors Dinner
Shortlists announced
Judges Meet & Greet
Finalists announced and invitations sent
Awards Ceremony