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How to enter

Entries for the APM Project Management Awards 2023 are now open.  

When submitting an entry please note the following: 

  1. You may save and edit your entry before submitting, but no edits can be made once the entry has been submitted. After the entry deadline, unsubmitted entries will not be accepted.
  2. Please make sure all your entry details are entered accurately, including the correct name of the project/individual/company name. This information will be used in the public domain and at the awards ceremony if you are selected as a finalist, and for the engraving on your award should you be a winner. 
  3. Please check your contact details are correct and kept up-to-date so we may contact you about your entry if required. 
  4. Entries will close at 4pm on Monday 12 June 2023. This date is final and there will be no extensions provided. The system will automatically prevent entry submission after the deadline. 
  5. If you become a finalist for one of our two stage categories, you will be required to present to the judges during the second stage of the judging process. This will take place from Monday 4 to Friday 8 September 2023, please be sure that the relevant person(s) to represent your entry will be available to present virtually during this week. Further information about when individual category presentations will take place during this week will be released following the announcement of the finalists. 
Rules of entry

Rules of entry

  1. The same project or programme (and its material) may be submitted as the basis for one entry in each tier of categories AND into the hosted category.
  2. Entries will only be accepted if they meet the requirements detailed in the category descriptions. 
  3. All entries will automatically be in the running to win this year’s Innovation in Project Management Award, and Overall Project of the Year Award.
  4. Judges will nominate all entries that meet the criteria for these awards and our independent Awards Steering Group with then determine the winner. 
Entry agreement

Eligibility to enter

  • The entrant must have demonstrable involvement in the project to enter. All work submitted must have been done by the entrant and with permission from the project sponsor or manager. No entry will be accepted without these declarations being agreed.

  • Applicants must decide on the category or categories they wish to enter and APM may not advise on this decision.

  • If an entry doesn’t meet the criteria of the chosen category this may result in a reduced score, or rejection of the entry submitted.

  • Any project / programme described in an entry must either be completed or have reached the end of a major phase, no more than 12 months before the entry deadline.

  • Entries submitted after the entry closing deadline may be rejected or subject to mark deduction.

Entry agreement

  • APM reserves the right to accept or reject entries, and/or not make an award, as circumstances dictate. The judging panel will consist of volunteers who are experienced experts in their field. The judges’ decision is final. Correspondence concerning their decision will not be entered into.

  • All submissions are made at the expense of the entrants. The awards are free to enter however costs to attend the awards ceremony will apply.

  • Entrants must refrain from contacting the judges or Award Steering Group members in any way during the judging process. Doing so may result in disqualification from the Awards.

  • All finalists must submit visual material by the deadline provided for use at the awards ceremony and other promotional activities. Failing to do so may result in exclusion from the related activity.

  • By submitting an entry, entrants grant APM permission to utilise their project name, entrant/nominee name, organisation, entry summary and attachments submitted, in promotions and other activities relating to the APM Project Management Awards within the public domain. If an entrant does not wish to give automatic permission for material to be reproduced, without prior discussion, the entrant must advise APM at the time of entry.

  • APM members, board members, committee members, members of other APM groups, staff and judges are subject to APM’s Conflict of Interest Policy, Board Member Code of Conduct and the APM Code of Professional Conduct. Any breaches will be addressed through the existing mechanisms, including the APM Professional Conduct Procedural Rules.

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Got your entry ready? Submit your entry by 12 June 2023.