HALL OF FAME
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
CELEBRATE WITH US AND SAVE THE DATE: FRIDAY 29th September
WHEN CAN ENTRIES AND NOMINATIONS BE SUBMITTED?
We are accepting entries and nominations now.
WHEN DO ENTRIES AND NOMINATIONS CLOSE?
Closing date for entries and nominations: Friday 30th June
WHO CAN ENTER?
Entry is open to all companies in the fresh produce and related sectors, whether they are a member of FPC or not. There are awards for individuals, the Supply Chain, Retail Excellence and for Business Excellence, including service providers. If you are involved in any part of the of the fresh produce industry, be it fruit and veg or cut flowers and plants, you can enter.
IS THERE A CHARGE TO ENTER?
The FPC Awards are FREE to enter - there is no charge to enter an award or nominate. Plus, you can enter more than one category providing you meet the set criteria, so be sure to enter all that are relevant to you.
Read the questions and focus your answers. Be sure to complete all the questions on the form. It’s good to be aware of the word count limits when you are writing. Keep your entry simple and to the point but be passionate and interesting. Enter your submission early - don’t leave it to the last minute and have to rush.
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WHO ARE THE JUDGES?
The judges are a dedicated team of non-executive directors from across the fresh produce sector providing a comprehensive representation of the membership. This includes some members of the FPC Board. They are elected and co-opted in line with the FPC Articles of Association. The Board operates in an advisory capacity and generously supports the executive team in its aims and achievements.
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Judging will take place after the closing date of 14 July 2023.
Please note that the judges do not provide feedback on why entries were not shortlisted.
WHEN WILL THE FINALISTS BE ANNOUNCED?
Finalist will be announced the first week of August.
WHEN WILL THE WINNERS BE ANNOUNCED?
Winners will be announced on the night of the awards ceremony - Friday 29th September.
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WHEN AND WHERE IS THE AWARDS CEREMONY TAKING PLACE?
Friday 29th September 2023 at the prestigious JW Marriott Grosvenor House, 86-90 Park Lane, London, W1K 7TN
WHAT IS THE DRESS CODE?
This is a black-tie event.
WHAT ARE THE TIMINGS FOR THE EVENING?
Drinks Reception and entertainment
After Party, Rink Bar. Sponsored by PML Seafrigo.
Bar, networking, casino and live band
HOW DO I GET THERE?
Directions to the venue can be found here
WHERE CAN I STAY?
Accommodation options can be found here
WHO CAN I TALK TO ABOUT MY ENTRY?
If you have any queries relating to your entry, please contact email@example.com
WHO DO I NOTIFY IF A GUEST HAS ANY DIETARY REQUIREMENTS?
You will be asked to supply details of your guests including any dietary requirements at time of making your booking. If you need to add or amend these after placing your booking you can do so by downloading the Guest Form. Please complete and return to us at firstname.lastname@example.org no later than Friday 11th August.
All requests must be received by Friday 11th August so we can provide these to the venue, otherwise charges will apply, and guest requirements may not be taken care of.
WHAT'S INCLUDED IN MY BOOKING?
You have the option to book a table of 10 or an individual seat. What’s included in each option can be found here
AWARD ENTRIES PRIZE DRAW
The first 25 Award entry submissions placed each week will be entered in to a free prize draw for a chance to win a magnum of champagne. Full Terms & Conditions can be viewed here
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