Submission process

Entries in the 6th annual Best in Biz Awards 2016 are now being accepted. The late entry deadline is September 16, 2016. All companies operating in the U.S. or Canada are eligible to apply. As always, companies are allowed and encouraged to submit entries in multiple categories in Best in Biz Awards.

Each Best in Biz Awards entry should contain three sections*:

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A brief description of the nominee’s achievements since January 1, 2015

Describe the nominee’s achievements during the 2015-2016 eligibility period (that is from January 1, 2015 until day of submission). Please focus on specific accomplishments relevant to the award category under consideration, relating them to past performance or industry norms. Make sure to mention obstacles overcome, innovations or discoveries made, and specific results. (500 words or less)

Depending on the category, the “nominee” is either the company, a product, a department/team, executive or a media campaign, so accordingly, this section can be:
– in Company categories: about company accomplishments
– in Product categories: about product success, including details on features, innovations, statistics, market share, case studies, pain points it solves etc.
– in Department/Team and Executive categories: about executive or team accomplishments
– in Media categories, this section can detail the campaign, event or website being submitted.

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Hyperlinks to any news coverage, press releases or materials supporting the submission

Press stories, press releases, video clips, work samples and more can make a difference. If available, please include links in your submission (3-5 links is typical); these could be to your online news room, the best recent article, or a past award. In consideration for the judges’ time, please limit your hyperlinks to 10-15 links at most.

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A short biography of the nominee

Provide a brief biography and business background of the nominee. (100 words or less)

Depending on the category and as appropriate to the submission, this section can be:
– in Company categories: company history or corporate boilerplate
– in Product categories: product line history
– in Executive categories: executive biography
– in Team and Media categories, this section can be either a company history or an executive biography.

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Entry specific photos, logos and other supporting materials (optional)

If you choose, you may also provide executive, team, or product photos and/or company logos for potential inclusion on Best in Biz Awards website. Similarly, you may provide us with supporting materials in any standard digital file format. Photos, logos and additional supporting materials can be emailed to us at submit@bestinbizawards.com.

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If you need any help writing your entry, please feel free to contact UK-based award entry consultancy Boost Marketing.

Once your Best in Biz Awards 2016 entry is ready, you can submit your entry in one of two ways:

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Submit through the Best in Biz Awards website

After clicking ENTER NOW, a button located at the top of every page, you can select your preferred award category using the dropdown menu. Clicking “Add to cart” takes you to a checkout screen containing a text box into which you can cut and paste your entry (you may change or add award categories at this screen as well). From there, use the checkout links at the bottom of the page to finalize and pay for your entries. American Express, Mastercard, Visa and Paypal are accepted methods of payment.

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Submit by email

Please feel free to email us your ready submission directly in the email body or in .doc or .pdf format. You can then remit your entry fees using our online shopping cart. If you prefer to use Google Wallet or pay by check or wire transfer, please contact us for payment instructions. Invoices provided upon request.

Please do not hesitate to let us know of any questions you might have during the submission process.

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