How To Enter

Take part in the Express & Star Business Awards and showcase your business 

Celebrating the best in the region

For the selected finalists there are significant publicity benefits and real kudos for the eventual winners – this is your chance to grab a place in the spotlight.


We want you to tell us about your business and what makes it a success.


The competition is free to enter. Any company or organisation that is based in and around the Black Country and Staffordshire region, reflecting the Express & Star circulation area, can sign up.

 

There are 9 categories you can choose from, some are open to just about everyone, others have certain restrictions, but all are worth a look.

It's easy to take part

It’s easy to take part. Simply choose the category/s you wish to enter and begin writing your entry to be in with the chance of becoming a finalist for the 2022 Express & Star Business Awards. 

 

Entries must be received by close of business on Friday, February 25 2022.

 

 

To take part simple complete the online award entry form here, or read below for more details on how to enter. 

How To Complete Your Award Entry

There are 9 categories you can choose from, some are open to just about everyone, others have certain restrictions, but all are worth a look.


It’s easy to take part. Simply choose the category/s you wish to enter and begin writing your entry to be in with the chance of becoming a finalist for the 2022 Express & Star Business Awards. 


Entries must be received by close of business on Friday, February 25 2022.

What we need to know

On the entry form there is a section for common information about your business and an opportunity for you to explain why you should be selected as one of the finalists.

You can enter up to three categories but each category will need to be completed separately. In addition you can nominate in the category of Business Person of the Year.

The maximum number of words is 1,100. Try to ensure you cover all the criteria for the category you are entering and include some of the company’s/individual’s personality too.

 

We need to know:

  • What you do
  • Your products or services
  • How you stand out from your competitors
  • Your specific achievements relating to the criteria of the category you are entering
  • Future plans

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