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Is there a fee to enter the awards?

There are no costs to enter the UK tech awards.

What does the nomination process involve?

If you would like to make a nomination(s) for the forthcoming UK tech awards, please click on the ‘nominate here’ button and follow the online instructions. There is no limit to how many times you can nominate. We invite you to provide a reason for each nomination (300 words, max) to give the Voting Panel as much information as possible.  

Once your nomination(s) have been submitted, the nominator should receive an email confirmation and the nominee(s) should also then receive an email outlining the next steps. If you do not receive email confirmation after submitting your nomination form, please check your Junk/Spam folder first before contacting jo.thomas@ford-sinclair.co.uk.

Submission form
For six of the categories – tech growth business of the year, tech for good, tech innovation of the year, tech businesswoman of the year, tech CEO of the year and tech company of the year – nominees will be sent an email containing a link to the submission form. Please fill out the form and return, as directed therein by Friday 7 August 2020. If you require any assistance with the submission, please email Jo Thomas at jo.thomas@ford-sinclair.co.uk.  

Details supplied in your submission, along with other publicly available information such as your company accounts, will be assessed as part of the judging process. The Voting Panel will discuss and debate nominations on Thursday 17 September 2020 and the final shortlist will be announced on this website on Friday 18 September 2020. 

Is it possible to see a sample of the submission form? Or an example of the questions?

icon_pdf.gif Sample form: tech growth business of the year award 2020  

icon_pdf.gif Sample form: tech for good award 2020 

icon_pdf.gif Sample form: tech innovation of the year award 2020 

icon_pdf.gif Sample form: tech businesswoman of the year award 2020 

icon_pdf.gif Sample form: tech CEO of the year award 2020 

icon_pdf.gif Sample form: tech company of the year award 2020 

What do I do if I do not wish to pursue my nomination?

You can decline your nomination by emailing jo.thomas@ford-sinclair.co.uk.

Who can I contact if I have not received confirmation of my nomination after submitting the online form?

If you do not receive an email confirming the nomination has been submitted, please check your Junk/Spam folder in the first instance, before contacting jo.thomas@ford-sinclair.co.uk

For the six relevant categories, who should I contact if I have not received an email containing a link to the submission form?

If the nominee has not received an email containing the submission form link after the nomination has been submitted, please ask them to check their Junk/Spam folder in the first instance, before contacting jo.thomas@ford-sinclair.co.uk.

If I require further information on the nominations process, who should I contact?

If you have any queries regarding the nominations process, or the submission forms, please contact please contact jo.thomas@ford-sinclair.co.uk.

When are the winners due to be announced?

The awards will be presented at the UK tech awards on Wednesday 4 November 2020.

Who can I contact with regards to the UK tech awards dinner?

For further information on sponsorship, purchasing a table at the event or any other queries regarding the dinner, please contact Jo Thomas on 07866 567713. 

Eligibility

uk: Companies should either be headquartered in the UK or lreland, or have substantial management, control and ownership based in the UK or lreland and/or be listed in London.

tech: An eligible company for the UK tech awards will be one whose business growth and success is dependent on, or attributed to, the development of its technology. Eligible companies will have developed their IP and will be able to demonstrate significant innovation in the technology or its application. For the purposes of these awards, eligible companies could be involved in communications, electronic and digital technologies, biotech, medtech, fintech, govtech and/or cleantech.

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