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Submission Guidance



The MCA Awards strives to reflect the highest standards achieved by consultants across our industry and importantly the MCA Awards embraces diversity and inclusivity at all levels and we welcome your joint support in these key priorities for our industry.

STAGE 1 Check your firm complies with the entry criteria –any consulting firm that meets our entry criteria may enter the MCA awards.
You can check the entry criteria here
STAGE 2 Allocate an ‘Awards Coordinator’ from the consultancy firm who will be the central point of contact throughout the Awards 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 
STAGE 5 Submit your written entry, and supporting documentation by Friday 11 March 2022
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 9 May 2022 if their entries are finalists
STAGE 8 Stage 2 Judging – All finalist projects and individuals are asked to attend a 25 minute interview between Monday 6th June 2021 – Friday 1st July 2022
STAGE 9 Final results will be announced at the main Awards Ceremony & Dinner Event on Monday 14th November, at the Park Plaza Westminster Bridge Hotel
STAGE 10 There will be a special Awards supplement featured within The Times.
View the 2021 supplement here




Entry Criteria and Guidance

Overall Entry Criteria and Guidance

Project Entry Criteria and Guidance

Individual Entry Criteria and Guidance

Best New Consultancy Entry Criteria and Guidance

Best Use of Thought Leadership Criteria and Guidance


Judging Criteria

Judging Criteria – Projects

Judging Criteria – Individuals

Judging Criteria – Best New Consultancy

Judging Criteria – Best Use of Thought Leadership


Declaration Forms

Project Entry Declaration Form

Individual Entry Declaration Form


If you have any questions, please email  or call 0207 645 7952