Open for entries: 

12 July 2021

Early entry deadline:*

3 September 2021

Last chance to save:**

24 September 2021

Entry deadline:

15 October 2021

Late deadline:***

29 October 2021


November 2021

Shortlist announced

December 2021

Awards ceremony and dinner:

January 2022


* Early entry deadline. If you enter before 3 September 2021, you will receive £100 off your total entry cost as well as your fifth entry free.

** Last chance to save deadline. 24 September 2021 is your last chance to get your fifth entry free.

*** Each entry submitted after 15 October 2021 will be subject to £125 late entry surcharge. Entries will not be accepted after 29 October 2021.


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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Andrew Thomas

Publisher of Communicate magazine and founder of the DataComms Awards


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