Dorset Business Festival Awards 2023
Terms and Conditions of Entry
Sensitive information submitted as part of your entry for the awards will be treated in confidence by all parties.
By way of definition for the purposes of the awards, a business can be a sole trader, limited company, partnership or charity. Organisations that are primarily funded by the public sector are not eligible to enter the awards.
There is no charge to enter the awards or attend events for finalists including Meet the Finalist and the Awards ceremony.
Awards are all open to businesses that are based and operate in the county of Dorset. You do not have to be a member of Dorset Chamber to enter the awards.
An individual business can enter up to 2 categories.
All businesses selected as finalists will be visited for photography/video to be used in the Awards ceremony and in marketing activities. Footage and imagery will remain the property of Dorset Chamber but will be shared with finalists for their use.
By entering you agree that agreed Information and imagery relating to semi-finalists and finalists may be used by Dorset Chamber in future marketing materials.
Photography/filming will take place between 14.08.23 and 08.09.23. All entrants must be available for photography during these dates. Should this not be the case, another business will be selected as a finalist
All businesses selected as finalists will be required to attend to a Meet the Finalist event on the evening of 27.09.23. All entrants must be available to attend this event. Should this not be the case, another business will be selected as a finalist
All businesses selected as finalists will be required to attend the awards gala dinner and presentation ceremony on the evening of 12.10.23. All entrants must be available to attend this event. Should this not be the case, another business will be selected as a finalist.
All entries must be received by 12midday on 23.06.23. Entries received after this time will not be eligible for judging.
The decision of the judges is final and there is no appeal process.