Below are some of the frequently asked questions that we hope will help you on your Awards journey. If you would like to discuss being part of the UK Employee Experience Awards 2017, please contact Catherine Lee using the contact details below.

Who can enter?

Anyone - as long as the initiative, company or individual involved in the submission relates to, or is involved in, employee experience. There are plenty of categories to choose from. Pleaseget in touch if you need some help deciding which category is the right one for you.

Why should I enter?

We recommend that you visit our Why Enter page to discover the benefits that you and your organisation will gain from entering the UK Employee Experience Awards.

What is the period of eligibility for the Awards?

For entries to the 2017 Awards, at least part of your initiative should have taken place during 2016.

What should my entry include?

You need to complete all of the sections within the Official Entry Form. The questions are based on a set of 7 criteria.

  • Summary
  • Business rationale and context
  • nnovative and Creative Solution
  • Clear Customer Insight
  • Business Impact and Results
  • The Outstanding Employee Experience Delivered

We recommend you provide supporting visual or other non-written evidence to supplement your written entry. We will also require your company logo for use in our brochure and website.

What are your policies on confidentiality?

If you become a Finalist, you are able to choose if you would like your live presentation to be open or closed - that is, whether other attendees at the Awards Finals can attend your presentation to the Judges. All Judges sign a confidentiality agreement and we ensure that your judging panel does not have any conflict of interest with your organisation.

How much does it cost to enter?

Entry rate is £299.00 plus VAT. Each entry into a Sector or Discipline Specific category enables you to submit one entry into a "People People" category for £139.00 plus VAT.

Can I enter the same initiative into more than one category?

Yes! This is an excellent way of maximising your chances of winning! Presenting your entry in front of different Judges will also allow you to get more feedback. Each entry into a sector or discipline specific category also enables you to submit one entry into a "People People" category for £139.00 plus VAT.

Can I submit an entry from another award?

So long as it is relevant, yes you can. If it is not from one of Awards International’s awards programmes you will need to make sure the entry fits into the template for our entry form.

What is the deadline for payment for entries?

We need to receive payment from you in order to send you your official entry form. We can raise an invoice for your entry upon receipt of a purchase order. Our payment terms are immediate.

When will the shortlist of Finalists be announced?

The Finalists for the UK Employee Experience Awards will be announced on 10th January 2017.

Who decides if we win?

An impartial panel of up to five Judges will score your written entry and your live presentation, and your team challenge. The judging/scoring criteria can be found here.

What do we win?

Winners receive recognition for being one of the frontrunners in business excellence in their industry or discipline. The announcement of your Award is made in front of hundreds of peers and Judges Your organisation is placed in the Winners Gallery on the Awards website. You will also receive a trophy and logo for use on your website, stationery, marketing and social media, plus the opportunity to participate in joint PR and communications activities.

If we do not win, will we get any feedback?

Yes. All Finalists receive a benchmarked feedback report after 3 weeks' time. You will be able to see how you scored against your competitors and gain insights as to how you could be a winner next time.

When and where are the Awards taking place?

The UK Employee Experience Awards 2017 are being held on 23rd March 2017 at the Park Plaza Riverbank, London.

How can I book tables for the Awards?

To book your places at the Awards please click here.

What are the timings of the Awards?

The Awards are a daytime event, with the presentations taking place in the morning and the Winners announced over a gala luncheon. A full day outline and schedule will be available closer to the Awards Finals date.

Who can I talk to if I need more information about the Awards?

If you would like discuss being part of the UK Employee Experience Awards 2017, please contact Catherine Lee using the details below.

If you have any questions about entering the Awards,
please contact our friendly Awards team who will be
delighted to assist you. Please call Catherine Lee on
0207 558 8241 or email: catherine.lee@awardsinternational.eu