Rules of Entry Rules & Conditions for Entries – National Digital Awards 2023-24

  1. The overall aim of these awards is to recognise and celebrate the success of businesses, individuals and innovators in the digital industry in Ireland.   
  2. Awards will be available for each of the categories as detailed on the website.  
  3. The Awards are open to all individuals, businesses and organisations in the digital sector but with the following restrictions:  
  4. Entries will be confined to individuals, businesses and organisations that have a base in Ireland  
  5. Sponsors cannot enter the award which they are sponsoring, but they are welcome to enter any other category 
  6. The submission must be submitted digitally. Shortlisting will then commence at the first-round of judging and the finalists will then be invited to provide a written document/presentation and supporting material for the second-round.   
  7. Entries that do not meet the required format may be excluded from the competition.
  8. The judging panel may rely on published information and facts that are in the public domain when considering entries. Short-listed individuals, businesses and organisations may be asked to provide confirmation of claims made.  
  9. The opinion of the judging panel in all matters will be final and no correspondence will be entered into.  
  10. Businesses, people and organisations may enter as many award categories as they wish, but they may only make one entry in each category.  
  11. In the unlikely situation where a category is not deemed to be viable, the organisers reserve the right to cancel that category, without prior notice.  
  12. All relevant or equivalent qualifications should be provided where asked for. If you do not have the required qualifications, the organisers reserve the right to eliminate your entry without notice.  
  13. Information supplied may be used on the awards evening and/or in media outlets after the event. 
  14. As there is no charge to enter the Awards, resources, therefore, do not allow feedback to be provided to an applicant.  
  15. Timeline 
  16. Entries open: Tuesday, 3rd October 2023 
  17. Entries must be received no later than 12 noon on Friday 17th November 2023. 
  18. First round judging commences: 20th November 2023  
  19. Shortlist announced: Tuesday, 5th December 2023 
  20. Final submissions to be received no later than 12 noon on Friday 19th January 2024 
  21. Final judging commences: Tuesday, 23rd January 2024 
  22. Awards Ceremony: Friday 23rd February 2024, Radisson Blu Royal Hotel, Golden Lane, Dublin