The key dates for the the 2017 awards
The Rural Business Awards Timescales for 2017
1. Entries are now open
Enter your chosen category through the website, click here to go the entry form. You’ll receive a confirmation email for your entry and guidelines to help with your presentation. You can enter more than one category.
2. Entry closes on 30th June 2017.
3. The deadline for presentations is midnight on 30th June 2017
Submit your presentation material to us to complete your entry by midnight on Friday 30th June 2017. Please be advised that whilst we make every effort to chase up entry material, it is your responsibility to ensure we have your material on time. Reasonable lateness will be accommodated but only by prior approval and only if submitted before 8am on Friday 4th July.
4. Judging takes place on 4th July 2017.
Our judging process is carried out on Monday 4th July. This date is final and is the reason for the 30th June deadline.
5. The shortlist will be announced from 10th July 2017
We cannot personally respond to all entrants, but all entrants will be informed by email when the shortlist is announced on our website.
6. Tickets go on sale
Tickets for the ceremony will be available when the shortlist is announced. Shortlisted entrants will have priority access to tickets until the end of August 2017 after which they will be on general release.
7. The Ceremony take place on 5th October 2017 at Denbies Wine Estate, Surrey.
You can learn more about the ceremony by clicking here.