Entry Terms & Conditions
Entries and Eligibility
- All entries must be completed and submitted online by 25th September 2020
- Products can be entered in more than one category as long as the applications are tailored specifically to show evidence of their relevance to each
- The length of the submission is limited (see max word count on the entry form)
- Supporting material may be uploaded via the upload facility on the entry form
- Where the entry was a collaborative effort, all major contributors should be specified within the entry
- If the entry is not submitted by the legal owner of the product then the submitter must have permission to submit the product on behalf of the manufacturer
- You may attach up to two case studies and any relevant data or assistance to judges via the upload facility on the entry forms
- Supporting material such as independently produced data, industry surveys, extracts from analysts’ reports, testimonials, press articles etc will only be accepted if provided as part of the written submission online. No further hard copy information is required
- Entry fees are payable for each entry submitted into the awards and are non refundable
- Only entries which have been paid for prior to the entry deadline will be considered by the judges – a link will follow when you submit your entry
- The cost per entry is £220 (+VAT) for BESA members, and £250 (+VAT) for non members
- Entry fees are non refundable
- The awards will be judged in two stages. The first stage is an online stage and entrants will be shortlisted on the basis of their application entry form submission and supporting documents. If shortlisted to the second stage finalists with a product based entry will need to provide physical products, or devices installed with their product, for judges to consider during a final ‘physical’ judging round and finalists with a cloud based entry (that is not device based) will need to provide log in details.
- The decision of the judges is final. The judges reserve the right to re-classify, re-categorise or reject any entry that does not comply with the requirements of the Bett Awards
- Entries will only be judged on the basis of the information provided to the judges on the entry form and additional supporting material submitted
- Judges are requested to declare an interest and remove themselves from the process if they are asked to judge an entry that poses a conflict of interest.
- We will respect as confidential any financial data submitted unless given express permission to use it. If there is a particular part or your entry that you would prefer not to be used then please clarify this on the entry.
- All entries will be stored securely on our website and access to these by Judges will be strictly monitored.
- By entering the Bett Awards, companies are authorising the organisers to use the data and certain visual materials submitted, for the purpose of the awards presentation.