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    Who can enter the CEA?

    Recognising the very best new propositions, the awards are open for big businesses. Whether you are a FTSE 350 business or at the top of your game in the private sector in the UK or Europe. The awards are open to industry personnel only - not third party agencies or consultancies.

    How do I enter?

    First, select the award category which best suits your business. Then complete the simple entry form and submit a high res image to represent the work you’re entering and your company logo.

    What happens after I've submitted an entry?

    1. After you've submitted your entry form it will be reviewed by the CEA team to make sure it meets the entry criteria.
    2. Someone from the CEA team will be in touch to notify you whether or not your application was successful or follow up on any missing information.
    3. Entries that are successful will be published on the website and will be announced on our social media channels.
    4. All entries will be reviewed against a bespoke scoring matrix for each category and a shortlist created.
    5. The CEA Judges review the shortlist and collectively decide the winners, announced at the CEA on the 22nd November at the Design Museum, London.

    Can I enter more than one category?

    Yes. You can enter the categories that best suit your business and the work you and your team have done. If you have, for example, championed a new approach in your business and launched a new gamechanging proposition, you could enter both the Dare to Defy and Excellence in Innovation awards. Read more about the categories and their criteria here.

    What are the award categories?

    You can read about the award categories here.

    How much does it cost to enter the CEA?

    It’s free to enter the CEA and for all successful applicants and their teams (max 5 people) to join the awards party on the 22nd November at the Design Museum, London.

    What do the award winners win?

    As well as the award itself and a winners’ event post CEA, find out why else you should enter here.

    What is the judging process?

    All CEA entries will be judged against a criteria around the key characteristics and core components of innovation including differentiation, customer focus and impact. Find out more about the award categories and their entry criteria here.

    How do I know if I’ve won?

    The winners are announced at the Corporate Entrepreneur Awards party on the 22nd November. As a nominee you’re invited to join us and celebrate all your hard work with a fun-filled morale boosting night for you and your team.

    When and where is the CEA event?

    It’s on the 22nd November 2018, at the Design Museum, London.

    Do I have to buy a ticket to attend the CEA party?

    No, it’s free for nominees and guests to attend the CEA party. But you will need to register. Please email for ticket requests.

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