Open for entries:

21 October 2019

Early entry deadline:*

10 January 2020

Last chance to save:**

17 January 2020

Final deadline:

14 February 2020

Late deadline:***

28 February 2020


March 2020

Shortlist announced

March 2020

'Best internal communications during the COVID-19 pandemic' deadline****

1 September 2020

Awards ceremony and dinner:

12 October 2020 in Central London

* Early entry deadline. If you enter before 10 January 2020, you will receive £100 off your total entry cost as well as your fifth entry free.

**Last chance to save deadline. Last chance to get your fifth entry free.

***Each entry submitted after 14 February 2020 will be subject to £125 late entry surcharge. Entries will not be accepted after 28 February 2020.

****We are please to announce a new, one-off category for 2020. The 'Best internal communications during the Covid19 pandemic’ category will reward any structured communications programme or process during the coronavirus crisis.

Communicate magazine does not want to profit from this global tragedy. To this end, this category is free to enter and all companies that make the shortlist will be invited to attend at no cost.

The category will close for entries on 1 September 2020, and judging will take place during September.

For more information, download our entry guide here.

Need some help? Contact Robert Mitchell 


Costs to enter:

For more information on entry fees, visit the Fees and payments section.


Terms and Conditions:

When an organisation submits multiple entries, the early entry discount is applicable on the total entries made in a working day. The discount will only be applied once.

The early bird discount, does not apply to charity, NGO, pressure group or other NFP organisation entries as a discount is already applied. 

Please review the eligibility and rules, for further terms and conditions


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publisher of Communicate magazine and founder of the Internal Communications & Engagement Awards


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