Nomination Tips

Hints & Tips to help you with your nomination form

If you’re thinking of nominating someone (including yourself) for the Women of Achievement Awards here are some pointers to help you with your entry that you may find useful:

FOLLOW THE ENTRY INSTRUCTIONS

The awards nomination form includes full details on ‘How to Nominate’ – please ensure that you complete the form in full and take note of all details that are required for the judges to be able to consider your application.

Take note of the format your entry needs to be in, the word count and deadline date. 

DON’T WORRY ABOUT THE CATEGORY

Please think carefully about the person you are nominating – and why you think they deserve to be nominated. This will help all those skills that you know about (but the judges don’t yet!) shine through. You don’t need to worry about what category they should be in, this is can be sorted out during the judging process.

If you’re still unsure about any of this, just get in touch as we’re happy to offer advice. Remember that you can enter the same person for as many categories as you see fit.

CONSIDER THE JUDGES!

Please make sure to include as much detail as you can. This ensures your nominee has a great chance of the judges understanding the fantastic work your nominee is doing. Our judges can only vote based on the information you have included in your nomination form, so make sure you check everything carefully before you send it off to us.

BACK IT UP WITH FACTS

Judges love tangible results and want to see some proof of what nominees have achieved – include facts and figures (it doesn’t all have to be financial results – great customer satisfaction, growth, impact on a community – all these things are important).

TAKE YOUR TIME

Winning award entries take time and effort to write and perfect. We recommend you get someone to proof read your entry before you submit it – this means you can be certain you’re getting your point across succinctly.

GET APPROVAL

Please check that the person you are nominating is happy for you to do so – before you send in your submission. Please also supply us with their contact details so as we can inform them if they get through to being our Finalist.

Shortlisted candidates will be required to attend a short interview as part of the process and short video profiles will be conducted following the interview.

AND FINALLY

We understand that sometimes it’s hard to work out where to even get started when it comes to nominating for an award, so we are always available to help and offer further advice. If you would like to ask questions or seek some guidance, please get in touch: awards@womeninbusinesshull.co.uk.

We hope everyone involved in this process gets something from it and enjoys the whole experience!

GOOD LUCK!

*The organisers will not enter into correspondence about the judges’ decisions.