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THE FINE PRINT

The rules

• All entries must be written in English
• All entries must be no longer than 500 words. Entries above this word limit will be disqualified
• All entries must be accompanied by a 50-word synopsis of the entry as you would like it to appear on all publicity material
• All entries must be submitted via our online entry system
• All entries will be treated as confidential but we reserve the right to publish positive extracts from winning entries
• We reserve the right to publish your 50-word summary of your project
• All entries must be based on activities undertaken from Jan 2018 to Aug 2019

Third parties

Nominations may also come from third parties (individuals or companies) who feel a particular company or person should be considered for an award. In this instance please provide contact details (email, telephone, name and company name) for the relevant company or individual and we will endeavour to contact them to submit an entry. Please note we cannot be held responsible for any nominated company that does not supply an entry once contacted.

Confidentiality

Knect365, organiser of the CrewConnect Awards, recognises and respects the sensitive nature of the information submitted in the entries. We ensure that this recognition is shared by our Judging panel and that entries are not disclosed or discussed outside the judging process. The judging panel is selected to avoid any conflict of interest. Once an entry is shortlisted, extracts from the entry summary only will be sourced for inclusion in the awards ceremony and any subsequent editorial coverage. Please ensure your entry summary contains no confidential or sensitive information.

Here are some useful guidelines for your nomination. If you have already submitted a nomination and would like to add or edit it, please do contact us at joanna.crisan@knect365.com

1. Do check your entry meets the criteria

You’d be surprised how many entries get rejected due to ‘technical slip’ such as being in the wrong category or wrong year. Our eagle-eyed judges will check the criteria. You should too.

2. Do stick to the word limit

No-one wants to wade through an overblown entry full of frothy platitudes on why your entry is the best. Stick to the word limit. Always.

Word limit for the entry 500 words.

Word limit for the synopsis 50 words

3. Do provide supplemental information

Our judges do a surprising amount of research into the shortlisted entries. Make their job easy by including links to online videos, webinars or articles that support your entry. Don’t get silly though. Tweets of your favourite cat gif will not go down well.

4. Do enter more than one category

There is no limit to the number of categories you can enter. A single project, deal or technology solution could work for a number of categories.

5. Do set free your inner journalist

Cub reporters at media school have the ‘What, Where, When, and How’ drummed into them from day one. What is the entry about? Where did it take place? When did it happen? How did it come about? You can add one more: Why is it significant to the industry?

6. Do hit the deadline

Late entries get binned. No-one wants that.

The deadline for submissions is the 15th September 2019.