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FAQ

  • When does the 2017 entry process begin?

    Entries open from June 2017 and close in August 2017. To enter the Talent Unleashed Awards 2017 CLICK HERE or view the KEY DATES.

    You can also nominate an individual or person to enter the Talent Unleashed Awards.

  • How do I know if I am eligible to enter?

    Anyone who meets the category descriptions and JUDGING CRITERIA can enter. Please refer to the eligibility criteria for each of the Talent Unleashed Award CATEGORIES.

  • How do I enter the Talent Unleashed Awards?

    Entering the Talent Unleashed Awards is easy! Click here to be taken to the entry portal where you will be asked to register (or log in if you have entered before). Then you will just need to fill out the required information and click submit.

    Please visit the Entry Process page for more detailed information.

  • Do I need to be nominated to enter?

    No, you do not need to be nominated to enter the Talent Unleashed Awards. Nominations are a recommendation to enter but any business or individual eligible to enter can do so without a nomination.

  • Who can submit a nomination?

    Anyone can nominate an individual or business for the Talent Unleashed Awards and 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.

  • How do I submit a nomination?

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

    To find out more about NOMINATIONS visit the nominations page on our website.

  • 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.

  • How are we notified if we are nominated? What do we do next?

    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 entry. Please click here to begin the entry process.

  • 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.

  • Is there a cost associated with the program?

    There is no cost to enter the awards or nominate an individual/business.

  • If I am a finalist, will I have to pay to attend the awards event?

    There is also no cost to the finalists and winners to attend the awards event, tickets are complimentary.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • I am outside the specified 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.

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

    USA

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

  • What is the time commitment?

    The awards process involves:

    – Completing your application: 5 questions, plus an 80 word bio and (optional) a short 3 min video

    – Regional finalists will be invited to attend an awards event held in December 2017 in Melbourne, Australia or London, UK.

    – Entrants must be available to attend the awards event in their region. If the Founder/Owner of the business is unable to attend, another member of the senior executive team (CEO, COO, CTO etc.) must be available to attend in their place.

    – Entrants in the Best Idea – One to Watch! category are required to have their founder or co-founder available to pitch their business live to the judging panel at the Awards event in their region.

    – All finalists and winners may be required to assist with PR

    – All winners must be available to attend the Grand Prize trip in 2018. Any winners unable to attend will forfeit the prize.

  • Who are the judges?

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

  • What is the prize?

    All global category winners (7 in total) will each receive the prize. View the PRIZE page for more details.

  • How are the regional winners selected?

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

    Best Idea – One to Watch! category finalists must ensure founder of the business is available to pitch live at the awards event in their region, where the winner of this category will be decided live.

  • How are the global winners selected?

    Global grand final winners in each category are selected by our independent panel of global judges following the review of the online entry applications.

    Best Idea – One to Watch! category finalists must ensure founder of the business is available to pitch live at the awards event in their region, where the winner of this category will be decided live.

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

    Follow us on social media – @unleashedawards #talentunleashed

    LinkedIn – https://www.linkedin.com/company/talent-international 

    Twitter – https://twitter.com/UnleashedAwards

    Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/TalentInternation/

    Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/talent_international/

  • Are there any Terms and Conditions?

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

  • Who can I contact for more information?

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

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