Countdown to Entry Deadline:
Once you have decided on a category or categories from the above list, you will need to fill in our online entry form. Alternatively, you can download the entry form to complete and send to Stephen.firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you have any questions regarding the entry process, please see the FAQ section below or get in touch via the details at the bottom of this page.
Editor, Herald Society, Chair of Judging Panel
Mary Hepburn OBE BSc MD MRCGP FRCOG
Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist, Expert in Health Inequalities.
Director, Violence Reduction Unit, Police Scotland.
Gerry Power BSc., M.B.A., MSc.
Director of Integration, Health and Social Care Alliance, Scotland
Scottish Charity Regulator (OSCR) Chief Executive
Director, Addaction Scotland
Chief Executive, Children 1st
Board Member, Wheatley Foundation
The Herald Society Awards 2019 will take place on Wednesday, November 6, 2019 at the DoubleTree by Hilton, Glasgow. Tables are now available to buy via the link below.
The evening includes a sparkling drinks reception, three-course meal, official event programme, entertainment and the awards presentation.
Who can enter?
Anyone can nominate a team/public servant, or you can nominate yourself.
Why should I enter?
Not only does being shortlisted (or better yet, winning) a Society Award mean recognition for you or your organisation, it is a major morale boost for you or your workforce and is a great PR opportunity both at the event and long after.
How do I enter?
You must complete our entry form to submit a nomination. Head to the ‘How to Enter’ section above for instructions.
Can I enter more than one category?
You can submit as many nominations as you like across the different categories. The categories and the criteria for each can be found in the ‘Categories’ section above.
What is the deadline for entries?
Friday, September 20, 2019
How much does it cost?
It is free to enter the awards.
Tickets to attend the ceremony are priced at £80.00 + VAT with tables of 10 and 12 available at a cost of £800.00 +VAT and £960.00 +VAT respectively (booking fees apply).
What happens next once I’ve entered?
Once you have submitted an entry, we will add your nomination to the judging pack for consideration. Once the judging has taken place, we will contact you to let you know if your entry has been shortlisted or not.
How does the judging process work?
All the entries we receive will be considered by our judging panel at the judging session in October. Please note that the shortlist and winners are decided solely by our panel and do not come down to a public vote or number of nominations received.
When will the shortlist be announced?
The shortlist will be listed in The Herald and on this website in October.
When will the winners be announced?
The winners will be announced at the 2019 Society Awards ceremony on Wednesday, November 6 at DoubleTree by Hilton, Glasgow. More information on the event and tickets can be found in the ‘The Event’ section above.