Apply to Judge

To maintain our high standards and ensure our awards remain fair and transparent, we rely on a team of independent business professionals to put our finalists to the test. This is a chance to share your own expertise and gain valuable insights into exciting new business initiatives.

By judging at the UK Business Awards, you are leading the way in developing and supporting positive changes to business practices. Our awards finals offer excellent brand positioning and networking opportunities within an environment that promotes excellence. Leading performers across multiple industries will be in attendance.

We welcome and encourage our judges to contribute articles to our various platforms: the Awards International website, the awards blog, and our media partner - the Customer Experience Magazine.

Judges receive a promotional card to use on social media, and have their profile featured on the Meet the Judges web page.



First-hand from other professionals in your category, who will share some of the latest ideas around implementing great business strategies


Your knowledge and experience to assess entries - both online and in face-to-face presentations - clarifying important elements and learning along the way


Inspire other Finalists with your expertise and offer guidance on how they can improve their strategy.

Discover the latest innovations and stay up-to-date in an ever-changing business landscape.

Provide constructive feedback on the entries and presentations to be included within the post-award finalist reports

Network with the other judges and finalists at the Awards.

Attend a luxurious gala dinner and Awards ceremony in the evening

Submit thought leadership and other contributions to 23,000 subscribers through Customer Experience Magazine.

Discuss being involved in our Winning With Complaint Handling Conference.

Develop your personal and professional brand.

Use a promotional card and Awards judge logo on your social media.


We are looking for a diverse team of judges with a robust mix of business expertise.

Therefore, we are looking for candidates who meet one or more of the following criteria:

Have knowledge, skills and/or experience in a variety of business disciplines

Have substantial business experience

Hold a relevant business qualification, or belong to a relevant academic establishment e.g. a business school

Have a passion for the delivery of exceptional business performance

If this sounds like you and you would like to judge, please send in your CV/ profile to

Please note: If you have judged at one of our awards before, you will not be required to send another copy of your CV.


The judging package is £329 in the early bird period. It includes:

  • Your seat at the gala lunch and awards ceremony
  • A personalised judge’s logo to use on your business stationery, social media profile and website
  • A judge’s announcement graphic shared across our online network
  • A personal profile and logo included on the ‘Meet The Judges’ webpage
  • Plus much more - contact our team today

Early bird offer ends September 27th 2019, and the regular price is £399.

VAT will be added to all prices at the rate of 20%. Payment terms are immediate payment.

If you would like to discuss becoming a judge at the UK Business Awards, please call Lisa Bailey on 01223911755 or email

Alternatively, you can send us the link to your LinkedIn profile using the form below


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