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Guidelines for Entry 

  1. The Chamber Awards are free to enter for members and non-members of Herefordshire and Worcestershire Chamber of Commerce.
  2. Entries are treated in confidence but will be shared with a select group of individuals for judging purposes.
  3. All entries must be electronic.
  4. Supporting information is not permitted unless it forms part of the entry document e.g. testimonials. 
  5. A maximum of 5 insertions (e.g. tables, graphs or photos) may be included within the entry form. Please be aware that any website links used within your entry will not be activated by the judges.  Supplementary information may be requested at a national judging level.
  6. Please note the maximum word count for any entry is 2000 words.  This word count limit does NOT include the questions.  The maximum file size for any entry is 500KB.  If your entry exceeds this word count or file size it will not be accepted.
  7. Entrants may be asked for staff or customer testimonials.
  8. Entries will be judged at two stages by an independent and impartial panel of judges. Winners will be announced at the Chamber’s Business Awards Dinner on Thursday 15th June at the Worcester Arena.  Shortlisted entries (finalists) will be publicised prior to the Awards Dinner.
  9. Finalists who are members of Herefordshire and Worcestershire Chamber of Commerce will automatically be put forward for entry in to the British Chambers of Commerce awards. If you would prefer to opt out, please let the Awards team know by emailing
  10. Entry to more than one category is permitted.
  11. Applicants must be authorised to enter their organisation into the awards programme.
  12. Entries should be in English and produced electronically. 
  13. Incomplete entries will not be judged.
  14. Proof of sending entry (by email) is not proof of receipt by the Chamber or its agents, if you require an acknowledgement please call the Events Team on 01905 673 612
  15. Herefordshire and Worcestershire Chamber of Commerce reserve the right to withdraw an award from any applicant supplying false information within their entry.  Judges reserve the right to audit any information supplied.
  16. The closing date for entries is 4.00pm on Friday 23 March 2018
  17. The judges’ decision is final and no further correspondence will be entered into.
  18. No employee of Herefordshire and Worcestershire Chamber of Commerce, The British Chambers of Commerce or any other Accredited Chamber of Commerce shall be entitled to enter.
  19. By registering and completing an entry for the Awards you agree to these terms and conditions.

For more information please contact the Events Team    01905 673612