How many times can we enter?
You can only enter a category once, and your first entry will be accepted but you can enter as many categories as you feel are appropriate for your business.
Do we have to be a member to enter?
No, the awards are open to all businesses with an ‘S’ postcode (South Yorkshire). But if you are out of these areas, you would need to be a Chamber member as the awards are open to all Barnsley & Rotherham Chamber members – regardless of the company location.
How do I enter?
Entry is really easy, you can download a word version of the entry form, to find this please visit the award you would like to enter and the form will be available to download or contact firstname.lastname@example.org. Make sure you are fully aware of the entry criteria and you complete all of the sections.
Please note entry opens Monday, 3rd June
How much does it cost to enter?
Entry is completely free, but we would hope to see you at the ceremony if you are shortlisted. The ceremony costs will be online shortly.
What is the judging process?
All entries are marked against the criteria set out in each award category. Each sponsor is eligible to judge a category or can nominate an alternative spokesperson. All categories are judged externally from the Chamber of Commerce.
Judging is based on your entry and you will not be contacted or visited by a judge to provide more information.
Judging takes place the week after the entry deadline, this year judging will take place W/C Monday, 9th September.
Please note: Feedback is not offered as part of the judging process.
Will the entry deadline be extended?
The entry deadline won’t necessarily be extended, please make sure to submit your entry early to ensure it is entered into the award category.
If you would like to find out if the awards deadline has been extended please contact 01709 386200 or email@example.com
*Please note the 2019 deadline has been extended from Friday, 30th August to Friday, 6th September at noon.
When will I find out if I have been shortlisted?
Once judging is complete (W/C 13th September), we will aim to let all entrants know whether they have been successful or not before Monday, 16thSeptember.