By purchasing from SMHBA you agree to these terms and conditions.

Competition is open to all.

How is voting counted?

  • Voting is done on our website via the voting page. NOT ON OUR SOCIAL PAGES.
  • Voting is unique. Only one vote per IP address.
  • Once someone has voted, the “Vote” button will disappear.
  • All votes are logged.
  • Winners are judged by a panel of experts from the top 10.


  • Images must be good quality/high definition.
  • SMHBA reserve the right to use images on our social pages and website.

When is the awards ceremony?

  • The SMHBA Business Awards 2021 Announcements will be held on 15th October 2021.

What is the last date to get my entry submitted?

  • All entries must be submitted by 6pm on September 24th.

Can I post a hard copy of my entry?

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

Can I enter more than one category?

  • Yes you may enter more than one category, each category is £30 to enter.
  • Only one entry per category is permitted.
  • If entering more than one category, please ensure you have submitted each separate entry. Make sure each entry is unique in its content.

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

  • Yes, one account can be created for multiple entries including entries for different awards. Please ensure the correct details for the entrant are completed on the form.

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

  • If you reach the finalist stage of your category, you will be contacted by SMHBA directly.

Do I need to complete the online entry form and submit straight away?

  • Yes to complete your entry.

If I win how do I receive my award?

  • Awards will be sent directly to the address given on the application.

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, Facebook or Twitter 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 and have a refund.
  • If your images have been published then you can not cancel and can not have a refund.