The awards are completely free to enter and involve submitting an online entry form, along with some supporting information.
All entries are submitted via an online entry form here.
You do not have to complete your entry in one sitting. Partially complete entries can be saved for later and edited until the entry deadline.
You may enter as many categories as you like, but please ensure that your entry statement is carefully tailored to the category you are entering.
After starting your first category, you may enter another category by clicking ’Make another application’ on the left-hand side of the page.
Yes, but please ensure that your entry statement is carefully tailored to the category you are entering.
No, the system will not allow you to finalise entries which have exceeded the wordcount.
These should be relevant to the entry. Photos must be landscape and must be provided as a high-resolution electronic image (jpeg) with a minimum of 300dpi
We do not set a max upload size; the system default is 2 GB per file
Photographs will be used only if you are short listed on screen at the awards ceremony and within publicity materials.
You will need to submit two photographs in order to physically submit the entry. If you need to change the photograph after the entry deadline, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Our awards are very simple to enter and are open to anyone involved in the housing sector – just about anyone is eligible to enter at least one category. Entries are encouraged from housing associations, councils and ALMOs from across the whole of the UK.
Testimonials should be included within the word count of your submission. Testimonials uploaded as images will not be reviewed by the judges.
These need to be included in the word count
Entries must be submitted by 11 June 2020. Should you require assistance with submitting your entry, please contact email@example.com
To request an extension, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org. Please provide details of your organisation and the category you plan on entering as well as your contact name, number and email and a team member will be in contact closer to the deadline.
The short list will be announced online on the week commencing 13 July 2020, with the official announcement in Inside Housing magazine on the week commencing 31 July 2020.
Yes, we will contact successful applicants using the contact details provided on the submission to inform them if their organisation is a finalist and the next steps.
After the short list announcement, each judging panel will meet for a day to discuss the short-listed entries and decide who should be the overall winner, based on the original entry.
Winners for each category will be announced at the awards ceremony, taking place on Tuesday 6 October 2020 at Emirates Old Trafford, Manchester.
We are unable to provide feedback on entries which did not make it through the first stage of shortlisting.
Information for all of the confirmed judges can be found on www.womeninhousingawards.co.uk/judging they have all been carefully selected and are experts in their field.
Tickets for the ceremony will be made available from the week commencing 13 July 2020. If your entry has been successfully shortlisted, we will contact you with more details on table packages and how to book your places at the ceremony.
Bookings need to be made using our online portal. Payment can be made either through invoice or debit/credit card payment.