Apply to Judge

Apply to Judge

Judging at the UK Employee Experience Awards 2018 is a great way to share your knowledge and experience. At the same time you, will have the opportunity to hear business initiatives from all types of industries, enhance your profile, network and celebrate with the finalists and winners!

"I found judging at the awards to be both worthwhile and enlightening. The whole event is exceptionally well organised, you meet and work with great people, it’s a great networking opportunity and you also learn a great deal- I am looking forward to the next time” 

Oliver James, Director, DJLearning


As a judge your role is to:

  • Hear first hand from other professionals (in your judging category) representing a range of organisations, from blue chip to start-up, sharing some of the latest business ideas and initiatives.
  • Use your knowledge and experience to assess entries both online and from face to face presentations – giving you the opportunity to learn, ask questions and clarify important elements
  • Provide scores and written comments to entrants – which go on to make up part of their feedback reports, helping them continuously improve their customer experience

Being a judge enables you to:

  • meet and directly question the finalists about their entry
  • network with the other judges and finalists at the awards finals and ceremony
  • access the awards judge logo and a promotional card for your use in e.g. your email signatures, on linkedIn and twitter
  • Be included on the "meet the judges" webpage with your personal profile and company logo and within the awards e-brochure provided to all attendees
  • have your judge profile included in our weekly "meet the judges" email that has a 60,000 distribution - with average opens of 10,000
  • have your judge profile tweeted to over 8,000 followers plus a post on Linkedin across more than 100,000 connections
  • submit contributions to Customer Experience Magazine (almost 45,000 subscribers)
  • discuss being involved in our conference for the relevant Awards which will be held post awards
  • discuss setting up a webinar of a relevant topic for our clients and yours

What do I need to qualify as a judge?

We are looking for a diverse team of judges with a range of knowledge, skills to provide category judging panels with a robust mix of and business expertise.

Therefore, we are looking for applicants who meet one or more of the following criteria:

  • Have knowledge, skills and/or experience in a variety of business disciplines
  • Have substantial business experience
  • Hold a relevant business qualification or belong to a relevant academic establishment e.g. a business school
  • Have judged at business awards before
  • Have a passion for the delivery of exceptional business performance


So, if this sounds like you, please send in your CV/profile to in order to apply to be a judge at the UK Employee Experience Awards 2018.

Please note: If you have judged at one of our awards before, you will not be required to send another copy of your CV.

Please send an email saying you are interested.


The fee to judge is £289+vat and includes:

  • your seat at the gala lunch and awards ceremony
  • a personalised judge’s logo to use on your business stationery, social media profile, and website or blog
  • a judge’s announcement graphic shared across our online network
  • the inclusion of a personal profile and logo on the "meet the judges" webpage
  • the opportunity to network at the awards ceremony


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