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  • Frequently Asked Questions...

    Do I need to be a Chamber member to be nominated?

    No! Anyone can be nominated as long as your company is based and doing business in the London area.

    When do I have to have the application in by?

    Applications must be submitted by Friday November 30th at noon.


    I've been nominated for more than one award. Can I submit applications for all of them?

    No, you may only stand for one award, so choose the one that best fits your company's achievements.


    How many finalists are in each category?

    The top two ranked companies for each award category will be considered finalists and will be visited by a team of finalist judges in early January. For our Business of the Year categories, the top four companies are considered finalists.


    I'm having trouble submitting my application on line! Is there any other way to submit my application?

    Sure! As long as you can save your application as a PDF or word document, you can email it to Julia at the chamber, or Kate at Wizards. They can upload it for you.


    What is the site visit all about? What do I need to do to prepare?

    If your company is chosen as a finalist, then a group of judges will be coming out in January for a site visit. The date of the visit is listed on your application form. Each award finalist has a set amount of time, so it's best if you have a presentation ready. Please refer to the site tour guidelines provided in the application to help you organize & plan for the visit. Most award categories are given one hour for the site tours, so manage your time accordingly. 
    This is your opportunity to really impress the judges and expand on the information you provided in your application. You will also be scored on the site tour in the following areas: 1) time management 2) quality of presentation and 3) Quality of Q & A.
    Remember... this is your chance to WOW the judges and show them why your company is deserving of the award!


    Why should I stand for nomination?

     Past winners will attest that the recognition they have received by participating in this program has benefited their business, and we encourage you to go forward and complete the application for nomination.


    What if my company representative has changed?

    Closer to the gala, the chamber will be forwarding the list of all the award finalist representatives.  This list of names is used by Wizards of Video to call up the award recipients should your company be chosen as the winner.  Prior to the event, if there are any changes to your company representative, please inform Julia at the Chamber. If there are any last minute changes the day of the event, please notify the Wizards staff at the tech booth of the revision.