How do I enter?
The Motor Transport Awards will open for entries on 21 February 2022.
Entry into the awards is free and you can enter as many categories as you like just make sure that you tailor each entry to the criteria.
Ensure you have also read and understood the terms and conditions for entering. Please send in your electronic entry form on the website before the deadline of 17:00 on 29 April 2022.
Browse and enter our categories here.
How do I submit my entry?
All work must be entered using our online entry system.
1. Select the category you wish to enter (You can select additional categories from the drop down menu in the basket and then clicking the green + button)
2. You will then be redirected to a registration page for new users or login page for returning users
3. You will need to supply the following information for each category you enter:
- Company name
- Company logo
- 50 word summary of the entry
- 1,000 word PDF entry
- Supporting material (optional)
- 2 high resolution images that support your entry - these will be used in the awards presentation if shortlisted
**Some categories may require specific additional information included, please ensure that you have thoroughly read the category criteria**
4. Once all mandatory fields have been answered you can Submit your entry.
5. A Confirmation email will be automatically emailed to the address assigned to the login credentials as soon as you complete your order. If this is not received check your junk mail folder and contact email@example.com
What types of documentation should I provide as part of my entry?
All entries should be submitted using our online system. Entries themselves should be supplied as PDFs (no larger than 5MB). In each of our categories we request photos to be used in any shortlist write ups, marketing or on the night to represent your entry.
Any video files you wish to submit as part of your entry should not be uploaded but hosted and links provided along with any passwords required to access them.
Can I enter my product or service into more than one category?
Yes, you can enter it into multiple categories as long as each entry relates to the relevant criteria,
If the same or essentially similar entry is made in multiple categories, Motor Transport reserves the right to put it forward for judging only in the most appropriate category.
If Motor Transport deems that an entry is more appropriately placed in another category, they reserve the right to move it to that category.
What is the wordcount?
Entrants will have 1,000 words to respond to the category criteria.
Be sure to check the section 'Judges will be looking for' within the category criteria.
Written submissions should be saved as a pdf and uploaded to the entry portal.
How much is it to enter?
It's FREE to enter the Motor Transport Awards.
I missed the deadline. Can I still submit my entry?
Entries arriving after the closing date will be disqualified. Any entries received incomplete, illegible or not complying with the rules will be disqualified subject to the discretion of the chair of judges.
I entered but have not received a confirmation.
If you have not received confirmation that your entry has been received please contact our events team at firstname.lastname@example.org No responsibility can be accepted for entries lost or delayed in transit.
Can I edit my entry once I’ve submitted it?
- Login using your email and password on the awards website
- Under Transactions click the Complete tab
- Click the Transaction ID of the relevant entry
- You will automatically be taken to Summary screen. From there select the Items tab to the right
- Go to the field(s) you wish to change and make your amendments
- Scroll to the bottom of the page and press save
Please note if you do not press save the changes will not be made and you can only make edits to your submission until the entry deadline.
How will the entry be judged?
All entries will be judged against the category criteria. Each entry is judged by an independent panel of senior road transport professionals from varying backgrounds within the industry. Decisions of the judges will be final. No correspondence will be entered into.
Do I have to book my table and submit my entry at the same time?
No, you can submit your entry and book your table either seperately or together.
When will I find out if my company has been shortlisted?
Motor Transport will contact all entrants (regardless of whether they have been shortlisted or not) by 20 June 2022. The full shortlist will be announced in Motor Transport and published on the awards website on the same date.
When and where are the Awards being held?
When will I find out if my company has won?
The announcement of the winners will be made at the 36th Motor Transport Awards ceremony taking place on Wednesday 7 September at the Grosvenor House Hotel. You can book tables of 10 seats or individual tickets to attend the ceremony on our website.
What are the timings for the evening?
When will I receive my invitations?
As long as payment for your table(s) has been received in cleared funds, your invitations will be sent to you in approximately 6 weeks before the awards, in order for you to send onto your confirmed guests.
Who do I notify if one of my guests has special dietary requirements?
You will be able to add this information via the website up until 17 August 2022, by logging in and adding the information to your guest list. If you have been informed after the 17 August of a guest's dietary requirement please email it to email@example.com
Can under 18's attend this event?
Grosvenor House, A JW Marriott Hotel, takes the safety and protection of children very seriously. The hotel’s policy is that no persons under the age of 18 may attend the function or enter the function room at any stage during the event. This policy, set by management, upholds the licensing objective “The Protection of Children from Harm”.
Where can I book accommodation?
To assist you with your accommodation and any travel arrangements, we will be using a FREE accommodation and travel booking service with Jigsaw Conferences. Rates are only available if booked via Jigsaw online at the following link: https://www.jigsawconferences.co.uk/offers/31/motor-transport-awards