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Inspire Awards FAQs

Here’s some answers to some frequently asked questions about the Inspire Business Awards.

Simply choose the category you wish to enter on our Categories Page and fill out the form within the category you have chosen. We recommend that you write your answers in Word document then cut and paste into the form.

Yes… to let you into a little secret, most people do! If you believe you can win one of our awards click on the enter button of the relevant category

Yes. Each entry has a word limit.

The 2024 event is focusing in on businesses in Basingstoke and Deane, and all entrants must be based in the borough, or do more than 20 per cent of their business in the area, or have 20 per cent of staff that live in Basingstoke and Deane.

Yes. Each entry has a 1000 word limit, this is split across each of the questions.

Also, only businesses in the surrounding area of North Hampshire can enter the INSPIRE business awards.

The 2024 event is focusing in on businesses in Basingstoke and Deane, and all entrants must be based in the borough, or do more than 20 per cent of their business in the area, or have 20 per cent of staff that live in Basingstoke and Deane.

 

The first round of judging begins in March. Round two follows in April. The judges read, debate and deliberate over entries and visit finalists to see the businesses in action before making the final decision. Finalists will be announced in late March, and the awards dinner finale takes place on Thursday, July 11, 2024 at Oakley Hall.

It is completely free to enter the INSPIRE Business Awards. The awards are run by Destination Basingstoke on a not-for-profit basis, just simply to showcase and celebrate business success in Basingstoke and Deane.

Enhance your chances of winning and go for it. Enter as many awards as you feel necessary.

Finalists are announced in March 2024.

We will be updating our website and all social media platforms with this information regularly after the finalists are annaounced. You can book single tickets or a whole table. To keep up to date follow us on twitter, Facebook or sign up to our newsletter.

All entries will be judged on the criteria outlined in the categories and the information given by the entrant.
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Enquiry

Contact us today if you have any other questions relating to the Inspire Business Awards. Call us on 01256 338415 or complete the form below.

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