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Nominations Open: Wednesday 17th January 2019

Sponsors Breakfast Meeting: Tuesday 5th February 2019

Nominations Close: 11:59pm, Monday 11th March, 2019

Judging Period – Close of nominations Monday 11th March 2019 The category sponsor will have full responsibility for judging their own award. In order to remain impartial, we would recommend including at least one external member in the judging panel. We encourage all sponsors to contact each applicant directly to ask for further information, or to arrange to meet, to judge their category fairly and decide on the three finalists. Judges will be asked to supply just reason for their decisions and be able to provide evidentiary support should this be required. The business editor and publisher of the Derby Telegraph will review the finalists to ensure they are satisfied with all sponsors’ decisions, they reserve the right to overrule any decision made. All financial information submitted to the award will remain confidential.

Finalists contacted: W/C 22nd April 2019: Companies will be contacted confirming whether they have been shortlisted as finalists for this event, If your business is selected as a finalist you will also receive two tickets to our Finalists and Sponsors Champagne and Canapés evening which is to be held in May 2019, and you will also be invited to purchase tickets or a table to the awards ceremony dinner, held in June 2018, The Roundhouse, Derby College

Sponsors and Finalists Champagne and Canapés Evening: Tuesday 7th May 2019: Finalists and Sponsors to arrive from 6pm, to finish approximately 8:30pm.

Awards Ceremony: Wednesday 5th June 2019, at The Roundhouse, Derby College  
As we celebrate the outstanding achievements of Derbyshire’s most successful businesses over the past year, the 2018 Derby Telegraph Business Awards is set to be the most impressive and memorable event of the Derby Business Calendar. The awards night will be filled with fabulous entertainment. All hosts and entertainment are provided by Champions Speakers.

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Tickets are £100 + VAT each

Tables of 10 are £1000 + VAT each

Winners Announced in the 16-page post-event supplement: To appear in the Derby Telegraph on Wednesday 11th June 2019.

If you have any questions about the awards, please contact: Aman Dhesi at Champions (UK) plc on 08453 31 30 31 or at