Frequently Asked Questions

Broadcast Sports

General

What are the awards?

The Broadcast Tech Innovation Awards celebrate the role technology plays in creating and broadcasting the most outstanding productions of the past year. The Awards focus on the teamwork behind the productions, highlighting the outstanding creative and technical aspects of the projects. It is made up of 24 categories.

Who attends the awards?

Over 400 attendees from the television industry.

Why enter the awards?

The awards focus on the teamwork behind the productions, highlighting the outstanding creative and technical aspects of the projects.

Who can enter?

The award should be submitted on behalf of the production team and can be entered by any member of the production team – a product manufacturer, service provider, production company, broadcaster, and so on – with the agreement of the team.

At least one of the production team needs to be UK-based.

Why attend the awards?

Winning a Broadcast Tech Innovation Award is a huge accolade, and the awards night is a massive celebration of your success, showcasing your talents in front of more than 400 of your peers and clients.

What table packages are available?

View our table packages HERE or contact Shane Murphy to discuss packages options and secure your place at the awards.

Who judges the awards?

The awards are judged by a panel of more than 50 industry experts, handpicked by the Broadcast team. The judges are split into groups, and each allocated a category.

Each judging panel is chaired by a member of the Broadcast editorial team and after debating the merits of each contender, a secret ballot takes place to determine the winner.

How/where is the shortlist announced?

The shortlist will be announced on  Broadcastnow.co.uk and across our social media channels.

What are the key dates to know about?

XX XXX: Entries/table sales open
16 Sep: Entry deadline
   
03 Oct: Shortlist announced
29 Nov: Awards Ceremony
   

What is the cost to enter?

The cost per entry is £295 excluding VAT.

Entry Process

What is the qualification period for this year's awards?

Qualifying period: The production should have been made between XX October 2021 and XX September 2022 on any international broadcast platform or streaming service.

Can my PR company submit the entry?

Entries can be made on behalf of a company, but contact details of the entry company must be supplied for contact purposes should the nomination reach the final stages.

What do I do if I want to change something on my entry?

Please contact Shane Murphy.

How do I get a copy of my entry?

You can access to your PDF submission on your account. 

Please go to your “Dashboard” > Scroll down to your “Submitted Entries” > Click on the “Actions” button on the right of your screen and then “Print Entry“. You will be able to have access to your PDF.

I can’t access my entry, how do I reset my password?

Please click here and click on “Reset your password” located under the “Sign in” button. 

An automatic email will be sent to your registered email address and you will be able to reset your password.

Can I have an extension for the entries?

The final extended entry deadline is TBC, if you are requiring more time, please contact Shane Murphy.

Can I submit in more than one category?

Yes, multiple categories can be entered by the same company.

Can I submit the same entry into multiple categories?

Yes, you are welcome to use the same entry content/programme for multiple category submissions.

Can I have a feedback about my entry?

Unfortunately, due to the number of entries we receive, we are unable to provide feedback on individual entries.

Is anything missing on my entry form?

Where will the images/video uploaded with my entry be used?

The video link will be used by the awards team and the judges to review your entry. The images supplied maybe used in the awards coverage leading up to and at the event, plus on social media when referencing the entry.

We suggest you send images that best represent the entry.

What platforms can we use to submit video on my entry form?

What size file can we send?

Our video specifications can be found here.

Can you tell me if I won an award?

Unfortunately not, the winners are only announced at the Awards night. We do not tell winners in advance on the event.

Accounting

How do I get a copy of my invoice?

The invoice has been sent to you on a separate email. 

You will also be able to access it on your portal account. 

Please go to your “Dashboard” > Scroll down to your “Submitted Entries” section and check your “Payment Status“. You will be then able to download your invoice.

Can I delay my payment?

Please contact our Finance team and they will be able to advise.

How do I generate my invoice?

Once you have submitted your entry, please click on “Preview Invoice” and then “Generate”, you will then receive your invoice directly via email.

Can I pay with multiple credit cards?

It is possible, but please contact our Finance team to arrange this.

Do you accept American Express?

We do accept American Express; however you won’t be able to pay online, you will need to speak directly to a member of our Finance team; they will be able to take payment over the phone on +44 (0)1733 207324.

How do I add a PO number to my invoice?

If your invoice has already been generated, please contact our Finance team, and they will be able to add your PO number to your invoice.

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