Terms & Conditions

  1. The Organisers of the Shropshire Business Awards are the Shropshire Chamber of Commerce.
  2. The Shropshire Business Awards 2017 are free to enter and are open exclusively for businesses who operate within the county of Shropshire.
  3. Entrants must be aged 18 or over.
  4. Applicants must be authorised to enter their business or staff member into the Shropshire Business Awards.
  5. Anybody professionally connected with the organisation of the competition is not eligible for entry.
  6. The closing date for entries is midnight on Friday 5th May.
  7. Entry into more than one category is allowed.
  8. All entries must be submitted in English, submitted through the online entry form, completed in full.
  9. All entries that meet all of the terms and conditions will be acknowledged on receipt.
  10. Please ensure the business name is stated on your entry form as you would like to see it appear on an engraved award should you become a winner.
  11. Shropshire Business Awards entries will be judged by a panel selected by the Organisers.
  12. Incomplete entries will not be judged.
  13. The Organisers reserve the right to withdraw an award from any applicant supplying false information within their entry. The Organisers reserve the right to audit any information supplied.
  14. The judges may decline to make any award in any category if in their opinion there are insufficient entries of a winning standard.
  15. The judges will select finalists from each category against the criteria set out on the website. Finalists will be notified in writing. A full list of finalists will also be announced on the website and in the local press by Wednesday 17th May.
  16. There will be one award winner selected from the finalists in each category. Winners will be announced at the awards event.
  17. The award finalists will each receive a certificate with overall winners each receiving a trophy.
  18. Details of the winners will be published online at www.shropshirebusinessawards.co.uk and in the Shropshire Star.
  19. By entering this competition you agree to:
    • Allow us to use the information and material you supply to promote Shropshire Business Awards.
    • Allow us to share your information and contact details with other people, businesses or bodies who we feel would be of benefit to you.
    • Agree to pre and post competition publicity
  20. Winners will be required to take part in post-event publicity and consent to their name and photograph being used for such purposes.
  21. Winners may publicise their award provided that the year in which it was won is stated. The Organisers licence any winner to use the Shropshire Business Awards logo to do this.
  22. The judges’ decision is final and no further correspondence will be entered into.
  23. By entering the Shropshire Business Awards, the entrant will be deemed to have read and understood these terms and conditions and to be bound by them. The terms and conditions include any instructions set out with the Entry Form.