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UK VA Awards 2019-2020

Entry Criteria: 2019 - 2020

  • Nominations, Expressions of Interest, and Entry Forms

    Please note: Closing dates will be subject to Category, Regional and National variations.
    Please e-mail enter[at]ukvaawards.com to lodge your nomination or interest to apply. An entry form and additional docs will normally be forwarded within 21 days of category opening date.

    Closing dates for completed entries - please see qualifying categories above
    Full Terms and Conditions will apply for all Category, Regional and National variations.

    Organisers must retain the right to amend criteria, terms and conditions etc., without prior notice.

     

    VA of the Year 2019 - Regional and National Awards
    (Recommend more than 15 months in business as at 31st March 2019)
    The leading recognition of professional excellence within the industry. We are looking to find the champions of good practice for Virtual Assistants. The Awards Panel of Judges will be particularly keen to assess the candidates passion for their business and their awareness of vision, purpose and values - and how that is applied to their successful business model.
    Wherever possible, Regional and National Awards will be recognised and presented locally.

    Qualifying criteria (Region + time in business) to apply as at 31st March 2019.

    Closing dates:

    London and South East Regions - 9:00pm, Tuesday 30th April 2019

  • Midlands East and Midlands West Regions - 9:00pm, Tuesday 30th April 2019

    North West Region - 9:00pm, Friday 31st May 2019

    All other VA of the Year entry deadlines are Midday 30th June 2019.

    Announcements and presentation events - timely updates will be issued:

    Various events and venues in local regions wherever possible.

     

    UK Best Newcomer VA 2020 - UK Annual Award only
    (Strictly under 15 months in business as at 31st December 2019)
    This award is intended to support the maintenance of professionalism standards for the Virtual Assistant industry by raising the awareness of what is needed to succeed and build a sustainable business model. The Awards Panel of Judges will assess the entries for their business model and presentation, including: their own previous business experience, CPD, PR and marketing activities, pricing packages, web site, financial and legal awareness and use of appropriate professional documentation.

    Qualifying criteria (Region + time in business) to apply as at 31st December 2019

    Entries Open from 1st October 2019 - further details to follow

    Deadline for entries Midday, 17th January 2020

    Grand Final Announcements and Presentations:

    UK VA Conference 2020, ExCeL, London 26th February 2020.

     

    UK Outstanding VA 2020 -

    Opens 1st October 2019 - further details to follow

    Deadline for entries Midday, 17th January 2020

    Grand Final Announcements and Presentations:

    UK VA Conference 2020, ExCeL, London 26th February 2020.

     

  • UK VA Awards Entry Form Review
     

    Assignment of Judges: All candidate entries will be assigned to at least five judges from our Panel of Judges, lead by the Chairperson or a Deputy Chairperson.

    Candidate VA - Judge Communication. Candidate VA communication with Panel of Judges must be directly related to the review process or in response to requests for information about the Entry Form and the business under review. All other communication is prohibited.

    Candidate VA Campaigning. Employees and contracted personnel of the Candidate VA’s business are prohibited from conducting promotional efforts to garner support from any member of the Panel of Judges.

    Professional Conduct: all employees of Candidate VA, contracted representatives of said Candidate VA, and members of the Panel of Judges are expected to conduct themselves according to the highest levels of professionalism, courtesy, respect, and integrity. We will investigate any and all complaints of misconduct on the part of Candidate VAs and/or Judge(s).


 


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