How do I enter?
The Motor Transport Awards will open for entries on 18 January 2021.
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 9 April 2021.
Browse and enter our categories here.
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.
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 Katy Matthews on 07825 134332. 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 10 June 2021. The full shortlist will be announced at the CV Show and published on the awards website on the same date.
The shortlist will also be published in Motor Transport.
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 35th Motor Transport Awards ceremony taking place on Thursday 2 September at the Grosvenor House Hotel. You can book tables of 10 seats or individual tickets to attend the ceremony.
What are the timings for the evening?
Please note these timings are subject to change
18:45 Drinks reception
21:00 Awards commence
23:00 After show party
01:30 Bars close
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 late July, 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 12 August 2021, by logging in and adding the information to your guest list. If you have been informed after the 12 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”.
How do I buy tickets for the dinner?
You can purchase tickets on our website by selecting the attend tab in the menu above.
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
How do I get in contact with you?