Who can enter the Awards?
Any company operating, investor or advising in education is welcome to enter the Awards. Companies can nominate themselves or can be nominated by another firm, for example, a PR company.

How much does it cost to enter?
There is no charge for entering the Awards.

How many categories can an organisation enter?
Organisations can enter as many categories as they would like. Please complete a separate entry form for each submission.

What is the entry process?
Organisations are asked to complete a short online form and to upload a 2,000 word document.

What format should the document take?
Both Microsoft Word and PDF files are fine.

Can we include images?
Yes, but the whole document cannot exceed 7mb

When are the EducationInvestor Awards open for entry?
Between Monday 15 May to Friday 16 June

Who shortlists the entries?
The editorial team at EducationInvestor

When will we find out if we are finalists?
The shortlist will be announced on Friday 28 July 2017

Who judges the entries?
The finalist entries are judged by a panel of high profile, independent judges from across the sector

When are the winners announced?
Tuesday 5 December at the Hilton Park Lane Hotel, London

Is the submission confidential?
Yes. The judging panel are asked to sign a confidentiality agreement to confirm that they will not use or reference any of the Awards’ material outside the judging process.


When are the winners announced?
At the EducationInvestor Awards on Tuesday 5 December at the Hilton Park Lane Hotel, 22 Park Lane, Mayfair, London W1K 1BE

Who attends the Awards?
The Awards are attended by over 600 of the sectors leading figures. Attendees are typically advisors, investors or operators within the education sector but the Awards are open for anyone to attend.

What size are the tables?
The tables are for 10 people. We can in some circumstances extend this to 12. Please call Lucy Taylor on 0207 104 2000 if you require additional places.

Will my guests receive a ticket?
E-tickets will be e-mailed to table hosts in November. We ask hosts to ensure that these are forwarded to all their guests.

Who do I tell about a dietary requirement?
All dietary requirements and drinks orders are dealt with by the Hilton Park Lane Hotel. We will be sending you further details in November.

What are the timings for the evening?
18.30 – drinks reception

19.30 – dinner

21.15 – awards presentation

22.00 – bars

01.00 – carriages