• All entries must be submitted online using the official entry form.
  • Incomplete applications will not be accepted.
  • All completed submissions will be treated as Entries and will be handled as such for the purpose of the awards and subsequent promotion through Highways Magazine, Smart Highways and the Highways Magazine Excellence Awards website.
  • All further communication must include the entry reference number as advised on confirmation of receipt of entry email and the category entered.
  • Any product, scheme or initiative can only be entered for one category. The judges reserve the right to change the category entered should they deem it necessary. The entrant will be advised if a change in category is made.
  • All supporting documentation should comply with the details in ‘How to Enter’ to enable all the judges access to the files submitted
  • There will be no advance notification of award winners however a shortlist will be announced via the Highways Magazine website and the September issue of the magazine.
  • All shortlisted entries will need to be represented at the awards ceremony and gala dinner. There is a minimum booking of five seats at £170 per seat, total £850 plus VAT.
  • The Judging Panel’s decision will remain final and correspondence will not be entered into relating to the judging process, unless instigated by the Judging Panel.
  • The organisers cannot be held responsible for documentation not received. Please be certain that all supporting files have uploaded via the website. Email the organiser if you are unsure.
  • 5pm Friday 1st July 2016 is the closing date (forms will be disabled 6th July). Entries received after that date will not be accepted.

ALL completed applications will be judged on:

  • The quality of the improvements they have made to the UK’s Highway Maintenance and Traffic Related Industry
  • Clear demonstration that the entry meets the required elements of the criteria for the category entered

Industry references may be sought as part of the judging process to ensure the integrity of the judging system.