Key Dates

Key Dates Key Dates

Nominations are now open! Entries must be received before midnight Friday, 23th Febuary 2018.

Entries Open Tuesday 9th January 2018: Companies are permitted to enter up to 3 categories.

Sponsors Breakfast Meeting 31st January 2018: Up to two company representatives to arrive at 8:00am and we will conclude around 10:00am.

Entries Close 11:59pm Friday 23rd February 2018: Once all applications are submitted, they will be sent to judging. Applicants may be contacted by sponsors during the judging period for more information or to arrange a meeting.

Judging Period Friday 9th March 2018 to Friday 6th April 2018: The category sponsor will have full responsibility for judging their own award. In order to remain impartial, we would recommend including at least one external member in the judging panel. We encourage all sponsors to contact each applicant directly to ask for further information, or to arrange to meet, to judge their category fairly and decide on the three finalists. Judges will be asked to supply just reason for their decisions and be able to provide evidentiary support should this be required. The business editor and publisher of the Nottingham Post will review the finalists to ensure they are satisfied with all sponsors’ decisions, they reserve the right to overrule any decision made. All financial information submitted to the award will remain confidential.

Finalists contacted Monday 16th April 2018: Companies will be contacted confirming whether they have been shortlisted as finalists for this event, If your business is selected as a finalist you will also receive two tickets to our Finalists and Sponsors Champagne and Canapés evening which is to be held in April 2018, and you will also be invited to purchase tickets or a table to the awards ceremony dinner, held in May 2018, Date & Venue TBC.

Sponsors and Finalists Champagne and Canapés Evening: 2nd May 2018: Finalists and Sponsors to arrive from 6pm, to finish approximately 8pm.

Finalists announced 1st May 2018: To appear in the Nottingham Post 24 page pre-event supplement.

Awards Ceremony Tuesday 29th May 2018:  As we celebrate the outstanding achievements of Nottinghamshire’s most successful businesses over the past year, the 2018 Nottingham Post Business Awards is set to be the most impressive and memorable event of the Nottingham Business Calendar. The awards night will be filled with fabulous entertainment. Hosts and entertainment provided by Champions Speakers. champions the brand agency

Tickets are £100 + VAT each

Tables of 10 are £1000 + VAT each

Winners Announced in the 20-page post-event supplement: To appear in the Nottingham Post on Tuesday 5th June 2018

If you have any questions about the awards, please contact: Nathalie Dawson at Champions (UK) plc on 08453 31 30 31 or at