There is no charge to enter the LeicestershireLive Innovation Awards.

You may enter a maximum of three categories, but you must complete a separate submission for each category.

Once you have submitted your entry you will receive an email confirming that we have received your nomination.

Entries can only be accepted from businesses whose base, or a substantial proportion of its business, is within Leicestershire.

Information provided in the entry form will be viewed by the judging panel. Shortlisted finalists will have a short biography about them added to the awards website which will be based on the content of their submitted entry form. Therefore, if your entry contains confidential information that you do want to be shared please email the event manager with the details immediately.

Key dates can be found here. If entries are submitted after this deadline they may not be included in the judging packs.

Key dates can be seen here. All finalists will be contacted by email or telephone within 7 days of the judging. The shortlists will be published online.

A distinguished panel of experts will meet to choose the winners. Each nomination is assessed by the panel against set criteria.

Winners will be announced on 15th February 2024 at the awards ceremony.

Please see approximate timings below. Confirmed timings will be sent out prior to the event date.

  • 19:00 Arrival for drinks reception and bowl food
  • 20:30 Awards Presentation
  • 22:00 Awards close with networking to follow
  • 23:00 Carriages

The dress code is business dress.

Please email the event manager who will send you details of any negotiated rates with local hotels.

We always try to accommodate special dietary requirements and request this information in advance of the awards event. You can do this via the website when booking your tickets/tables. Once logged into your account, you will see dietary requirements in the booking section under each guest’s personal details. If you need advice or help with this, or would like to discuss any specific details please contact the event manager. Please note that all special dietary requirements must be arranged in advance.

The venue is fully accessible for the awards ceremony. Please tell the event manager your access needs and we will make the necessary arrangements.

We can confirm there is car parking available onsite at the venue

Seats will be reserved for sponsors and other seats are open for all guests

We are able to provide you with a partnership media pack which provides detailed information about the extensive benefits and opportunities available this year. For more information email alishia.read@reachplc.com

If you have queries relating to the categories, criteria, eligibility for entry, or anything relating to the content of your submission, please contact: