By entering into SMHBA you agree to these terms and conditions.

Competition is open to all.


Main Awards

  • Launch 1st October 2022
  • Close 28th Feb 2023
  • National – Sunday 7th May 2023
  • International – Sunday 14th May 2023
  • TikTok – Sunday 14th May 2023

National ceremony will be held at The Coal Exchange, Cardiff Bay

International ceremony will be online.

TikTok ceremony will be online.

Nominees posts will go live on socials, receive an entry certificate and a social media pack

Finalists will receive a certificate and a social media pack

Runner up will receive a certificate and a social media pack

Winners will receive a trophy, certificate, social media pack and a permanent grid post

Images only 1 image can be submitted to Instagram or Facebook

TikTok videos must be without the watermark or a link to an “already posted” TikTok


Do not use filters, apps or other software to edit your images

Please make sure you have to rights to use audio

Please see more on images below

The Boss Box Awards

  • Launch 1st June 2022
  • Close 31st August 2022
  • Online announcements 23rd September 2022 or sooner

Online ceremony held on 23rd September or sooner

Nominees post will go live on socials, receive an entry certificate and a social media pack

Finalists will receive a certificate and a social media pack

Runner up will receive a certificate and a social media pack

Winners will receive a certificate, social media pack and a permanent grid post

Images must be either:

  • You
  • Your workplace
  • Your logo

Please see more on images below

Voting

  • Voting is done on our social pages, 1 like & 1comment (a review of the nominee) = 1 vote
  • Voters must like your image/video on OUR social pages. We can not track votes on other social pages
    • If you accept collaboration on Instagram, then all comments and likes on your Instagram page will also show on our page
  • Voting can be done on either Instagram & Facebook. You must choose your platform when submitting your entry. It can not be both
  • Voters MUST leave a comment saying why they voted or a review about you in the comments, of the post on OUR social pages for their vote to count.
    • If you accept collaboration on Instagram, then all comments and likes on your Instagram page will also show on our page
  • All votes are tracked. Our advanced software will remove any fake likes/votes
  • Anyone found to try and buy likes/votes: These will all be removed without notice. If found to repeatably try this then you will be disqualified with no refund, our software is very advanced and will recognise any bought likes/votes
  • Under no circumstances are you to pay people or offer vouchers/incentives in return for votes
  • Finalists are chosen from the votes.
    • Top 5 are finalists
  • The Finalists will be sent to a panel of professional judges for the winner and runner up to be chosen. Judges are qualified professionals, sponsors, trainers and trade experts
  • Judges are professionals in the industry so the images/videos submitted must be your own
  • Judges will use a pointing system to choose the winner and points are deducted for certain criteria, such as using filters etc

Entering, Images & Videos

  • Do not use filters, apps or other software to edit your images (main awards)
  • Images & videos must be good quality/high definition
  • Images & videos must be your own work only and not someone else’s
  • Images & video must be the correct ratio/size
    • Posts (we can cut down posts for you no problem, but these are the recommended sizes)
      • Square & Carousel: 1:1 aspect ratio. 1080 x 1080 pixels
      • Portrait 4:5 aspect ratio. 1080 x 1350 pixels
      • Landscape: 16:9 aspect ratio. 1080 x 608 pixels
    • Reels = 9:16 aspect ratio. 1080 x 1920 pixels
    • IGTV =
      • Portrait: 9:16 aspect ratio. 1080 x 1920 pixels
      • Landscape: 16:9 aspect ratio. 1920 x 1080 pixels
      • IGTV Cover: 1:1.55 aspect ratio. 420 x 654 pixels
    • TikTok =
      • Videos must be 9:16 aspect ratio. 1080 by 1920 pixels
  • SMHBA reserve the right to use images on our social pages and website

Can i enter more than one category?

  • Yes, if we can, they will all be in one post to make it easier for your voters

Can I post a hard copy of my entry?

  • No – ALL entries must be submitted online through the website

Can I submit more than one entry under the same account login?

  • Yes, one nominee can enter multiple categories for different awards. Please ensure the correct details for the entrant are completed on the form.

If I reach the finalists, is there anything else I need to do?

  • If you reach the finalist stage of your category, you will be contacted by SMHBA directly in your DM’s or emails

Who is responsible for the rules?

  • SMHBA is responsible for the official rules
  • SMHBA has its own terms of use
  • SMHBA is in control of the rules and regulations for the awards
  • Under no circumstances does Instagram or Facebook have any responsibility in SMHBA’s rules and regulations
  • SMHBA will disqualify anyone who has cheated with no refund given. We do not tolerate cheating. This is a fair competition

Can I cancel my nomination?

  • Yes – You can cancel your nomination if it hasn’t been published on our social pages and have a refund.
  • If your images have been published then you can not not have a refund.

Are ceremony tickets refundable?

Tickets are non refundable. But we can change the names on the tickets or you can sell them