1. To register a nomination for an award please email the entry to attaching (or linking to) your supporting evidence. Hard copies for the Catalogue of the Year category notwithstanding.
  2. Keep your entries succinct and your supporting evidence concise and relevant. The judges time is limited so lengthy entries or large consignments of evidence may not get the attention they deserve and could be a wast of effort.
  3. In line with our aims to promote sustainability please make the effort to submit entries in electronic format as outlined above. Printed and posted entries will only be judged if time permits and could be dismissed altogether.
  4. The company entering or nominating the award must provide for the judges, as a minimum, all of the relevant and contemporary evidence listed for the award category entered.
  5. Entries into some categories may be subject to mystery shopping.
  6. If you choose to provide a web URL for the judges’ consideration, please ensure you include any login information, where applicable.
  7. Companies can submit entries for more than one category.
  8. Winners will be announced at the Hire Awards of Excellence Ceremony and Gala Dinner to be held on Saturday 22 April 2017 at the Grosvenor House Hotel, London.
  9. Nominations can be made for your own company, or for another company.
  10. Award sponsors cannot enter the award they are sponsoring, nor can they enter another company for their award.
  11. Previous winners are eligible to re-enter.
  12. Closing date for submission of completed Award entries is 5pm Friday 20 January 2017.
  13. Judging for the Hire Awards of Excellence will take place in the week commencing 13 February 2017. The judges’ decisions are final and no correspondence will be entered into.
  14. All submitted entries are non-returnable, unless otherwise agreed; with the exception of products submitted for demonstration.