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—Entry Process, Criteria & Guidance

Entry Process, Criteria & Guidance

There is a staged process to the awards:

STAGE 1

Check your firm complies with the entry criteria – any consulting firm that meets our entry criteria may enter the MCA awards, whether they are an MCA member firm or not
STAGE 2  

Allocate an ‘Awards Coordinator’ from the consultancy firm who will be the central point of contact throughout the Awards programme for all submissions from the firm.  Role will include coordinating entries, interviews and attendees for the main event

STAGE 3    

Review the categories and decide which category is most suitable for either your project or individual

STAGE 4  

Purchase your entries via this website (available from Mon 11 September 2017)

 STAGE 5   

Submit your written entry, and supporting documentation by Friday 3 November 2017

STAGE 6  

Stage 1 Judging – each entry is checked to ensure compliance with entry criteria, then entries are reviewed and marked by member of our judging panel who will score each entry against specific judging criteria

STAGE 7   

Stage 1 Result – all consulting firms will be informed on Monday 8 January 2018 if their entries are finalists

STAGE 8  

Stage 2 Judging – all finalist projects and individuals are asked to attend a 20 – 25 minute interview during February 2018

STAGE 9  

Final results will be announced at the main Awards Ceremony & Dinner Event on Thursday 26 April 2018, at the Park Plaza Westminster Bridge Hotel

STAGE 10 Winners will be interviewed by journalists from The Times, and featured in a special Awards supplement within The Times approx four weeks after the main event (date TBC) - view the 2017 supplement here

 

Download Section

Please download all the relevant documentation below:

* Use the project declaration form for both the Best Use of Thought Leadership & Consulting Excellence categories - we just need a signatory from the consulting firm