How can I promote my business locally?
Entering local business awards is a great place to start for any business first starting out on their awards journey. If your customer base and employees are local, then this is a fantastic way to promote your business to the local business community and potential pool of new employees.
How long does it take to write an award?
It can take between 5 – 12 hours to write an award entry from scratch, depending on word count and complexity of the content or requirements.
What are you Top Tips for entering awards?
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How do I win a business award?
A win cannot be guaranteed, but if you give yourself plenty of time to prepare your entry with engaging content, clearly set out and answer the questions, showing evidence and your passion for your business, you will have as good a chance as anyone else.
Should you decide to work with Pure Awards and let us handle your award strategy, we have a 75% success rate of the awards we write going to shortlist and win.
How much does it cost to enter awards?
Most local and regional awards are free to enter. Some national awards are also free. However, there are several awards that do cost to enter so be careful and always read the FAQ pages or How to Enter page first. Entry fees can range between £25 + VAT per entry to £349 + VAT per entry so this needs to be factored into your budget.
What do I wear for the awards dinner?
In general, unless otherwise stated, the awards dinners are black tie events. A dazzling cocktail dress for the ladies and a classic black tie/ tuxedo suit for the gents is the norm. If you would prefer not to wear black tie, then a dark coloured smart suit of choice will be perfectly acceptable.