The Organiser of the Morning Advertiser’s John Smith’s Great British Pub Awards 2018 (the ‘Awards’) is William Reed Business Media Ltd, Broadfield Park, Crawley RH11 9RT.
By entering the Awards the Entrant will be deemed to have read and understood these rules and to be bound by them. These rules include any instructions set out within the Entry Form.
The Organiser reserves the right at its absolute discretion to reject any entry that it deems inappropriate.
Entry forms and any supporting material for round 1 must arrive no later than 5pm on Friday 18th May 2018.
Entries will only be accepted if they are submitted and completed in full.
Responsibility cannot be accepted for any lost, late or mislaid entry and any entry which is damaged, defaced, illegible or incomplete, or which otherwise does not comply with these terms and conditions may be deemed invalid in the sole discretion of the Organiser.
The judges may decline to make an award for any category if in their opinion there are insufficient entries of a winning standard.
There will be one winner selected from each category. All finalists will be selected against the criteria set out in the Entry Form by a panel of judges selected by the Organiser in May and June 2018. Finalists shall then be contacted and visited in August to determine the winner.
The finalists will be notified by email in July and announced at the Great British Pub Awards dinner taking place at The Lancaster London on Thursday 6th September 2018.
The Organiser reserves the right to change the judging panel without prior notice to Entrants.
The decision of the Chairman of the judges on all matters affecting this competition is final and legally binding.
No correspondence will be entered into.
Winners may be required to take part in some post-event publicity and consent to their name and photograph being used for such purposes.
Entrants consent to the publication by the Organiser in connection with the Awards of any of the documents or materials constituting their entry.
Any winner may publicise the Award provided the year in which it was won is stated. The Organiser licenses any winner to use the Awards logo in connection with its award until September 30th 2019.
What our customers say...
"Winning the award has meant lots of local and national media coverage, the additional media exposure that you get is really important, because that is worth thousands and thousands of pounds"
Glen Duckett, Owner, The Eagle & Child Ramsbottom, The John Smith's Great British Pub of the Year 2017
Thank you for making some dreams come true, for recognising the amazing people I am surrounded by and supported by on a daily basis."
Dominic Worrall, Owner, The Bull, Ditchling, The Great British Pub of the Year 2016