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The IGD Awards are open to all companies whether large or small, food or non-food operators.
The judges will assess the relative impact of the entry based on your company's size.

Hints and tips for a great entry

  1. Spelling, grammar and presentation are all important in creating the right impression
  2. Your entry form is your sales pitch - use it to sell yourself and what you've done
  3. Identify what the problem area was in the first place and address it
  4. Give examples from the wider industry or research to support the development of the project
  5. Don't assume a level of knoledge in the reader. Explain clearly what you've done, how you've
    done it and what the benefits have been
  6. Show examples of what you've done as well as what you are going to do
  7. Be clear on what has changed because of the project i.e how it has made a difference in all areas
    - to people, processes and the bottom line
  8. Articulate the benefits - supply details on hard benefits as well as soft
  9. Quantify the results with numbers achieved and give a benchmark
  10. Ask someone who hasn't been involved in the project to read your entry before you send it

Key dates for 2020

Get your entries in by:  Friday 29 May

Find out if you’re a finalist: w/c Monday 6 July

Present your shortlisted entry to the judges: 1 – 18 September

Enjoy the IGD Awards ceremony: Wednesday 11 November

Questions or comments

If you have any questions on the IGD Awards, please contact the IGD Awards Team

Suzanne Rawlings
[email protected] or call +44 (0)1923 857141