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Where and when will the INSPIRE business awards take place?

This year’s INSPIRE business awards will commence on the 23rd November 2017. The Venue is yet to be confirmed.

How do I enter?

Simply choose the category you wish to enter on our Categories Page and fill out the form within the category you have chosen. To ensure that the save & continue function works, please use the most updated versions of Google Chrome, Edge & Safari. IE now only allows one save and continue.

Can I nominate myself?

Yes… to let you into a little secret, most people do! If you believe you can win one of our awards, enter here

Are there any restrictions?

Yes. Each entry has a 1000 word limit, this is split across each of the questions. Also, only businesses in the surrounding area of North Hampshire can enter the INSPIRE business awards. The awards are open to those from across the region, including Basingstoke, Fleet, Aldershot, Odiham and Yateley. view our full Guidelines and Timelines

When will the judging process begin?

The first round of judging begins in September, round two of judging will begin in October. The judges read, debate and deliberate over entries and visit finalists to see the businesses in action before making the final decision.

How much does it cost to enter?

It is completely free to enter the INSPIRE business awards. The awards are not for profit basis, just simply to promote business success in North Hampshire.

Can I enter more than one category?

Enhance your chances of winning and go for it, enter as many awards as you feel necessary.

When will I know if I have been shortlisted?

Finalists are announced in October.

How do I book a ticket for the awards ceremony?

We will be updating our website and all social media platforms with this information regularly in the near future. You can book single tickets or a whole table. To keep up to date follow us on twitter, Facebook or sign up to our newsletter.

How am I judged?

All entries will be judged on the criteria outlined in the categories and the information given by the entrant.

Still have a burning question. Feel free to get in touch.

Dates of Note

ENTRIES OPEN 11th May ENTRIES CLOSE 14th September AWARDS CEREMONY: 22nd November  

Celebrating Business in North Hampshire

A Destination Basingstoke Ltd Event  

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