FAQs – North Cheshire Business Awards

Frequently Asked Questions

The deadline for entries to the North Cheshire Business Awards is 1st September 2023. All entries must be submitted online via the Award Website.

Yes, you can enter into as many categories as you like. Take a look at our categories page and read through the criteria for each to see which one(s) you might be best suited for entering.

You must either be a member of North Cheshire Chamber of Commerce or located within the North Cheshire Chamber region to be eligible to enter, see our map here. You can enter as many awards as you like and you are still eligible even if you have been a previous winner!

Why not! There are a whole host of reasons why entering the North Cheshire Business awards could be beneficial to you and your business, take a look here to find out more.

There is no strict limit on word count for candidate entries, however ideally these will be kept between 750 to 1500 words. Read the individual requirements on the entry form for your category to make sure.

Yes, supporting materials can be included as proof of your achievements, but only if they are inserted into the actual entry itself. Please do not include these as an additional attachment to your entry form.

Following the closing date, all applicable entries will be reviewed by our panel of judges and a shortlist drawn up.

Shortlisted finalists will be asked to attend for interview with the judging panel in order they can place finalists.

The purpose of the interviews is to enable the judges to get a more detailed understanding of the entry as well as the opportunity to ask questions.

Judging Day will be on Thursday 12th Oct 2023 and if invited, you must attend.

Interviews will be held between 10.30am-3.30pm.

Judging will take place in October.

The shortlist will be announced soon after, and you will be notified as to whether or not you have made the list before it is announced to the public.

All shortlisted entrants are expected to attend the ceremony at De Vere Cranage Estate, Holmes Chapel on Friday 24th November 2023.

This year the Award Ceremony will be held at De Vere Cranage Estate, Holmes Chapel on Friday 24th November 2023.

We have now sold out of tickets for this years event.

Of course! Whether you won or not, or maybe you fancy entering into another category, there’s no limit on how many times you can enter your business in for an award.