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FAQ

  • Q: When does the 2016 nomination and entry process begin?

    Nominations and entries open from mid-April 2016 and close on Friday, 27 May 2016. To nominate or enter the Talent Unleashed Awards 2016 CLICK HERE or view the KEY DATES.

  • Q: Who can submit a nomination or entry for consideration?

    Anyone who meets the CATEGORY descriptions and JUDGING CRITERIA can be nominated and enter.

    Self-nominations are encouraged! After all, no one knows the business’s success better than the entrepreneur or its employees. Remember that a nomination is not an entry. Even if you are nominated you are still required to complete an entry. See below for more information on nominating and entry.

  • Q: Is a nomination different to an entry?

    Yes, a nomination is NOT an entry, it is just a recommendation to enter. All nominees are  still required to  complete an online entry form and answer all of the judging criteria for the category they are entering in order to participate in the Awards. See ENTRY PROCESS for more information.

  • Q: We have been nominated. How are we notified? what do we do next?

    Congratulations!  If you have been nominated  for a Talent Unleashed Awards category you will be notified via email. The next step is to follow the link in the email, log on and complete the online entry form.

    Please remember: Nominations are not entries. Nominees are still required to complete and submit an online entry form which answers all of the judging criteria to go into the running to win.

  • Q: Who is eligible?

    Please refer to the eligibility criteria for each of the Talent Unleashed Award CATEGORIES.

  • Q: Do I have to be a Talent client?

    There is no requirement to be a Talent client or have any relationship with Talent to enter the Unleashed Awards.

  • Q: Is there a cost associated with the program?

    There is no cost to submit a nomination or to enter the awards. There is also no cost to the finalists and winners to attend the awards events.

  • Q: Are application forms kept confidential?

    Yes. The information in the application form will only be used by Talent (in connection with the administration of the awards), the sponsors, and the independent national and regional panels of judges.

  • Q: Is submitting a video compulsory?

    We strongly encourage all entrants to submit a video with their entry to better their chances of impressing our judges, however it is not compulsory.

    The video should go for 2-3 minutes.

  • Q: How do I submit a nomination or entry?

    To nominate or enter CLICK HERE to visit our online Awards platform.

    To find out more about the ENTRY PROCESS visit our website.

  • Q: I am outside the APAC and UK and Europe regions. Can I enter the awards?

    Unfortunately for this year’s awards Talent will only be accepting nominations and entries for individuals and organisations located within the award regions of:

    Asia Pacific – Australia, New Zealand, Malaysia, Singapore and Hong Kong.

    UK and Europe – United Kingdom, Ireland and member countries of the European Union.

    As our global awards program continues to expand, we hope offer the Talent Unleashed Awards to entrants in other geographic locations.

  • Q: What is the time commitment?

    The awards process involves:

    – Completing your application: 4 questions of 250 word answers, plus an 80 word bio and a short 3 min video

    – Regional finalists will be invited to attend a regional finals event held in July

    – Regional winners will be invited to attend the global grand finals event in Sydney in August

    – Global Winners will win a trip to the United States to attend a global technology conference

    – All winners may be required to assist with PR – pre and post event interviews

  • Q: Who are the judges?

    The regional and global grand final judges are headlined by Steve Wozniak and Sir Richard Branson. Our judging panels include prominent technology leaders and global technology entrepreneurs. For more information visit our JUDGES page.

  • Q: What is the prize?

    All global grand final category winners (5 in total) will each receive the prize. View the PRIZE page for more details.

  • Q: How are the regional winners selected?

    Regional winners in each category are selected by our independent panel of judges following the review of the online entry applications.

  • Q: How are the global grand prize winners selected?

    Global grand final winners in each category are selected from the regional category winners who have the opportunity to pitch live at the global grand finals event in Sydney  to our expert  judging panel including Steve Wozniak.

  • Q: How can I stay up to date with Talent Unleashed events and activities?

    Follow us on social media – @unleashedawards #talentunleashed

  • Q: Are there any Terms and Conditions?

    Yes. Please visit our TERMS AND CONDITIONS page which explains the terms of entry.

  • Q: Who can I contact for more information?

    For more information about the awards please CONTACT one of our team.

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