FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
  1. Who can enter the Awards?
    Firms and organisations can enter the awards themselves. Individuals may also put themselves forward for the personality awards (though if modesty precludes this, their colleagues can nominate them instead!).
  2. How much does it cost to enter?
    There is no charge for entering the Awards.
  3. Who can enter the awards?
    Submissions are invited from, or on behalf of, firms/organisations in the European funds sector. Satisfying the judging criteria for the awards category and demonstrating excellence in business are paramount. All entries to the Funds Europe Awards 2022 must relate to work undertaken from June 1, 2021 to May 31, 2022 unless stated otherwise in the individual criteria.
  4. How many categories can I enter?
    Organisations can enter as many categories as they would like. Please complete a separate entry form for each submission.
  5. How can I change my entry?
    Please email Alejandra Bernal at [email protected] to advise of the change and re-submit your entry.
  6. When is the deadline for entries?
    Submissions deadline is Wednesday, September 7, 2022.
  7. Who judges the entries?
    All submissions are judged by a panel of high profile, independent judges from across the funds industry
    The judging panels meet in September to review and discuss submissions and draw up a shortlist. After further consideration, they will select the winner in each category.
  8. Are the submissions confidential?
    Yes. The judging panel are asked to sign a confidentiality agreement to confirm that they will not use or reference any of the Awards’ material outside the judging process.
  9. When will we the shortlist be announced?
    The shortlist will be announced on Monday, October 3, 2022.
  10. When are the winners announced?
    The winners will be announced on Thursday, November 10, 2022 at Tower of London.
  11. What are the timings for the evening?
    You can find below the agenda for the day:
    • 15:30-16:00 - Drinks reception
    • 16:00-17:30 - Awards Ceremony with Afternoon Tea
    • 17:30-18:30 - Networking drinks
    • 18:30 - Guests depart
  12. Who attends the Awards?
    Only shortlisted companies attend the event.
  13. Do I need an invitation to attend on the day?
    You will receive your digital guest ticket and details of how to join prior to the event.
  14. What is the dress code?
    Business attire.
  15. How can I sponsor the Awards?
    For questions about sponsor packages please contact Alex Lemm [email protected]
  16. Can I watch previous Awards ceremony?
    You can watch David Wright and Nick Fitzpatrick, Co-Publishers of Funds Europe, announce last year's winners here. You can also read the Awards 2021 Supplement here.
  17. I have questions that are not answered here, who can I contact?
    If you have a question that was not answered here, please contact Alejandra Bernal [email protected]