IBC Awards Rules & Eligibility

Please see below the guidelines for entry and specific rules & eligibility for the IBC Innovation Awards, Young Pioneer Award and Social Impact Award.

Guidelines for Entry

How to enter:

  • Check the Rules & Eligibility for the category you’re interested in entering below
  • Submit your entry online
  • You can enter as many categories as you want and submit multiple entries within the same category
  • All nominations close at 23:59 on Tuesday 23 April 2019

Who can enter?

  • Entry is open to any organisation or individual
  • You can nominate yourself/your company in any category except the Young Pioneer Award where the Nominee must be entered by a Champion

Is there a submission fee?

  • Submitting an entry is free for the Young Pioneer Award and Social Impact Award
  • The cost per individual submission for the IBC Innovation Awards is £500 +VAT. Your first entry will be charged at the full rate, and any subsequent entries will receive a 10% discount
    All IBC Exhibitors are entitled to a 10% discount off all entry fees for the IBC Innovation Awards. Please contact your IBC representative for your unique discount code

What is needed for the entry form?

  • You will be asked to summarise your entry and provide a more in-depth description of the project/individual with specific examples. The exact fields will depend on the category entered
  • You can upload images, videos, website links and supporting materials within the entry form. The more information you provide the better we can understand your entry
  • Your entry can be saved, exited and returned to at any stage, up until the entry deadline
  • We ask for your details each time you submit an entry, including an email address. We will only ever use your email address to update you on progress with the Awards

More information about each award:

There are three IBC Awards categories you can enter this year. View the Rules & Eligibility criteria below, or click on the link to find out more. 

Any questions?

If you have any questions about the entry process, please contact us on awards@ibc.org