FPC FRESH AWARDS

16 SEPTEMBER 2022

JW MARRIOTT GROSVENOR HOUSE LONDON

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

WHEN CAN ENTRIES AND NOMINATIONS BE SUBMITTED?

Opening date for entries and nominations:  22 April 2022

WHEN DO ENTRIES AND NOMINATIONS CLOSE?

Closing date for entries and nominations: 14 July 2022

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?

There is no charge to enter an award or nominate. You can enter more than one category providing you meet the set criteria, so be sure to enter all that are relevant to you.

ENTRY TIPS

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.

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.

See the judges

Judging will take place after the closing date of 14 July 2022.

Please note that the judges do not provide feedback on why entries were not shortlisted.

WHEN WILL THE FINALISTS BE ANNOUNCED?

There is no charge to enter an award or nominate. You can enter more than one category providing you meet the set criteria, so be sure to enter all that are relevant to you.

WHEN WILL THE WINNERS BE ANNOUNCED?

Winners will be announced on the night of the awards ceremony.

Book your place

WHEN AND WHERE IS THE AWARDS CEREMONY TAKING PLACE?

Friday 16 September 2022 at 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?

17.30  
Drinks Reception and entertainment

19:00
Dinner

21.30
Awards presentation

22:30
Bar and social

12:00
Carriages

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 info@freshproduce.org.uk

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 info@freshproduce.org.uk no later than Friday 12 August.

All requests must be received by Friday 12 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