Open for entries: 

25 March 2020

Extra special offer entry deadline:*

29 May 2020

Early entry deadline:**

24 July 2020

Last chance to save:***

21 August 2020

Entry deadline:

4 September 2020

Late deadline:****

9 October 2020


November 2020

Shortlist announced

December 2020

Awards ceremony and dinner:

Postponed to June 2021 due to the Coronavirus pandemic


* Extra special offer entry deadline. If you enter 3 entries before 29 May 2020 you will receive a thought leadership piece that runs on

** Early entry deadline. If you enter before 24 July 2020, you will receive £100 off your total entry cost as well as your fifth entry free.

*** Last chance to save deadline. 21 August is your last chance to get your fifth entry free.

**** Each entry submitted after 4 September 2020 will be subject to £125 late entry surcharge. Entries will not be accepted after 18 September 2020.


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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