The Venus Awards Terms & Conditions of Entry

  • Participation in the Venus Awards is by the official online entry forms only.
  • The Venus Awards are open to any business or person working or living in specific regions. Eligible areas and/or postcodes are detailed on the regional websites.
  • All sponsors and their staff directly associated with the Venus Awards are excluded from entering the Awards.
  • Attention should be paid to the entry criteria specific to each award.
  • Entries for up to 5 awards may be submitted on separate entry forms.   However many categories you enter you can only win one.   Supporting statements and background materials may be required.
  • If you are nominating a person for an award or are the nominee, your contact details may be shared between the sponsors.
  • All entrants must agree to publicity in respect to their entry both before and after the Venus Awards Gala Dinner.
  • All Applicants are expected to provide a profile image for use in all of Venus Awards promotions and publicity.  This includes the use of the applicants profile image or images captured at any of the Venus Awards events.  This permission allows for the use of the applicants images in all forms of media.
  • Venus Awards does not reimburse any out of pocket expenses incurred by the entrants unless prior written approval has been received by the entrant from Venus Awards.
  • Finalists will be need to be available to attend the Venus Awards Gala Dinner on the date advertised on the Venus Awards website, when the winners will be announced.
  • Winners may be required to answer questions asked by the presenter and to make a maximum 60 second speech.
  • Venus Awards will require company information for all finalists which will be shown and used during the Awards Gala Dinner.
  • All finalists will need to co-operate fully with Venus Awards.
  • Only attendees of the Awards Ceremony can be considered for an Award.
  • The decision of the judges is final and no correspondence on their decision will be entered into.
  • Finalists and winners may state in advertising/promotional activity and on their stationery that they are a winner but this must include the category and the year in which the award was won.
  • Winners of a previous year may enter any subsequent Venus Awards but only in a different category to the category they won.
  • In every case there is only one ticket allocated to a finalist even if they are finalists in more than one category. In the instance of a partnership [meaning more than one finalist] this is still considered as one finalist and only one complimentary ticket will be allocated.
  • If a category remains un-sponsored up until the Awards Ceremony the Finalists will not be allocated a complimentary ticket.
  • Tickets purchased for Venus Events are non-refundable unless the refund is requested within 72 hours of booking and more than two weeks in advance of the event.
  • Venus Awards reserves the right to disqualify any applicant, regardless of their status within the Venus Awards, at any time if the applicant acts in a manner deemed by the Venus Awards management as not befitting a Venus Awards applicant.  Venus Awards has sole discretion in the decision to disqualify an applicant and no correspondence will be entered into.  In the event of disqualification the applicant is no longer permitted to use the Venus Awards branding in any way and suggestion of the applicant being associated with the Venus Awards in not permitted.
  • Venus Awards reserves the right to cancel any of the categories.
  • By registering and completing an entry for the awards you agree to these Terms and Conditions.
  • Awards will not be presented postumously