TERMS & CONDITIONS OF ENTRY
All entries made before 5th April 2024 will be charged an early bird administration fee of £195 plus VAT per entry which must be paid when submitting your entry or entries.
Entries submitted after the early bird close will be charged the standard administration fee of £265 plus VAT with the deadline for submissions being 19th April 2024.
Entries submitted after the standard entry will be charged the extended administration fee of £315 plus VAT with the deadline for submissions being 26th April 2024.
No entries will be accepted after the extended deadline of 26th April 2024.
Please ensure you read the criteria for the awards you are entering. Remember to use evidence such as quotes, figures, and statistics, and include as much information as possible on your entry form.
We ask all entrants to supply at least one company and/or client logo. Please supply this in JPEG or PDF format and upload it with your entry under 2MB.
All completed and returned entries will be acknowledged online at the time of submission after payment has been made.
The organisers do not accept any responsibility for the loss or damage of any entry.
The judges’ decision is final, and no correspondence or discussion will be entered, or feedback given regarding the selection of shortlisted nominations or winners.
We reserve the right to shorten entry titles. Please try and keep your entry title concise and to the point and follow the entry format stated in the rules here.
We will not publish your entries without first seeking approval, winners are sometimes asked following the awards if they are willing to allow their entries to be made public for future marketing and promotion.
Don’t Panic reserves the right to extend the closing deadline, amend categories or not award categories should the standard of entries received not reach the required standard.
Please do call for help if you need further advice.
If your payment is successful, you will receive an automatic email confirmation from Don’t Panic to the email address you specified when placing your entry detailing your purchase. You will be redirected back to this website when the transaction is complete, where you can also download your invoice receipt.
Full payment for award entries is required by the date and time of the entry deadline, should payment not be received by this time, it could result in your entry being removed and not judged.
To withdraw an entry please contact + 44 (0) 1706 828855 or e-mail email@example.com.
TERMS & CONDITIONS OF JUDGING
The judges’ decision is final, and no correspondence or discussion will be entered into, or feedback given regarding the selection of shortlisted nominations or winners.
Shortlisted entrants will be contacted by email (at the address provided in the application) on the shortlist announcement date.
In the interest of transparency, judges are ineligible to enter any categories they are judging.
Judges will not allow personal relationships or experiences to influence judging marks or decisions and their judging will be impartial and based on the standard of entry, campaign, organisation, or product.
Judges will declare any perceived conflict of interest to the event organisers ahead of reading any entries.
All judging discussions are confidential and will not be shared or discussed with anyone outside of the judging panel ahead of the ceremony or thereafter.
Judges will not share confidential material, judging papers or entries with anyone. Judges will securely delete all judging materials immediately after the judging period or give materials to the Don’t Panic team who will manage this.
Judges can only access entries that they have been provided to score.
Judges will not notify anyone that they have won or that they are shortlisted ahead of the official announcements.
Judges will not provide any feedback to entrants as to why they have not won or were not shortlisted – all requests for feedback must be directed to the awards organiser, Don’t Panic.
Should a judge break the rules of conduct and the code is not adhered to, they will be asked to leave the panel and not be invited to judge any future awards.
TERMS & CONDITIONS OF WINNER ANNOUNCEMENT
The winners will be announced on 20th June 2024 during a live gala event.
You will be able to purchase a winner’s trophy from the trophy shop after the winner’s announcement. All trophies are inspected prior to delivery. Don’t Panic Projects Ltd will not cover the cost of a replacement due to damages during or after the delivery of awards. Should you require a replacement trophy, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.