How much does it cost to enter the awards?

A: There is no charge for submitting your work into the ICA Compliance Awards Europe 2023.

How long is the entry form?

A: There are 4main criteria sections, each carrying a maximum word count of 400 words. There is an upload opportunity to submit supporting evidence. Evidence must be clearly referenced from your entry form and should be compiled into a single PDF containing any relevant documentation or imagery.       

What is the eligibility period for an entry?

A: Project based entries are required to be currently active or if completed, to have been completed within the past 18 months. People nominated for specific awards should either be in post or should have left their post no longer than 18 months prior. Equally evidence for any submitted entries should be current or relevant to the past 18 months. Entries previously submitted in the ICA Compliance Awards Europe 2023 should have a significant update, change of circumstance or result.  

Why can’t I enter myself for some categories? 

A: To maintain the credibility and standard of the awards, ICA have decided this year that for individual categories a nominator must submit the entry. We encourage individuals who would like to put themselves forwards to find an internal or external champion who can endorse their achievements over the past 12-18 months. For categories where we are asking for Suppliers to enter in partnership with a Client, ICA wishes to celebrate the collaborative efforts of suppliers working with businesses to drive advancement in compliance.   

Who will read my entry and is it confidential?

A: All entries submitted to the ICA Compliance Awards Europe 2023 will be read by our appointed judges, ICA staff, and internal awards administrative teams. If you have specific requirements with regards to confidentiality, please contact our team to discuss if it is possible that arrangements can be made for you. ICA would like to share best practice with our community and part of the agreement you enter in to with ICA is to share your projects, people, and organisations on our ICA platform. However, you are welcome to opt out of this. For further clarification please contact our team.  

Do I have to attend the awards ceremony if I enter or am short-listed?

A: No, there is no mandatory attendance at the awards ceremony in April as a result of a successful entry. The ICA Compliance Awards Europe 2023 team would encourage you to celebrate your success and be part of the event. Please contact Ryan Bessent to discuss this further.

Can I withdraw my submission?

Yes at any time, just get in touch with our team.

When will I hear about my submission?

The shortlist will be announced on 20 February 2023. Winners will be announced in the ceremony taking place on 7 April 2023, For attendance queries please contact Ryan Bessent.  

When will I receive feedback on my entry?

A: We cannot release any feedback before the awards ceremony has passed to ensure we have 100% of our results without prejudicing the result or informing the winners before this date. Post event, we will provide feedback on submissions on request only basis. Please contact Awards Support for more information.  

How much does it cost to sponsor an award?

A: Please contact  our sponsorship team for more information.