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What makes a great nomination?

The Yorkshire Choice Awards are a beacon for the extraordinary achievements within Yorkshire. This prestigious event spotlights exceptional individuals and businesses that define the county's uniqueness. From lively towns to serene landscapes, Yorkshire's talent and innovation deserve recognition. Nominating a deserving candidate celebrates their achievements and inspires others, fostering ongoing excellence in the region.


Computer showing the nomination page for Yorkshire Choice Awards 2024

Regrettably, incomplete forms will not successfully pass for the public vote later in the year. Our independent adjudicators retain the authority to disqualify submissions with missing information, so if you're dedicated to nominating someone, ensure your form is fully completed to provide them with the best possible opportunity.

Here are some pointers and suggestions that can contribute to a successful nomination entry:


Business Award Tips:


Accuracy Counts:

Check for correct names, locations, and details – precision matters.


Choosing the right category:

An explanation for each of the categories is on the nomination form itself however if you are unsure you can always visit our 2024 Categories web page here


What makes your nominee worthy?

To effectively convey why your nominee is deserving of winning this award, focus on their remarkable achievements and significant impact;


  • Shine a spotlight on their innovative accomplishments, highlighting how their contributions have shaped their field and initiated positive changes.

  • Discuss their notable achievements, which have not only transformed their industry but have also left an enduring mark that resonates with peers and stakeholders alike.

  • Emphasise their ability to innovate, adapt, and set new industry standards, showcasing their exceptional prowess in driving progress.


Yorkshire Roots:

Be sure to include the Yorkshire region your nominee is from. As a Yorkshire Charity Awards, it’s important that you check they are from the region before nominating.


Christa Ackroyd with Inspirational Individual of he Year winner 2023

Inspirational Award Tips:


Accuracy Counts:

Check for correct names, locations, and details – precision matters.


Choosing the right category:

An explanation for each of the categories is on the nomination form itself however if you are unsure you can always visit our 2024 Categories web page here.


What makes your nominee worthy?

When explaining why your nominee is a deserving candidate for an Inspirational Award, consider showcasing the multifaceted qualities that make them stand out.


  • Begin by outlining their personal journey, highlighting how they've triumphed over adversity, and how their experiences have laid a solid foundation to inspire others.

  • Describe their motivational impact by offering concrete examples of the positive changes they've catalysed through their influence.

  • Illustrate their commitment to giving back to the community through philanthropic efforts, demonstrating their dedication to making a meaningful impact beyond themselves.

  • Shine a light on their advocacy for causes and their empowerment of others, showcasing their role in driving positive change.

  • Highlight instances of their courage and resilience, particularly in the face of challenges, underscoring their ability to inspire through action.

  • Mention their engagement in public speaking or writings that share their personal story, further solidifying their inspirational influence.

  • Elevate their nomination with quotes from those directly impacted by their actions, adding authenticity to their influence.

  • Note any media coverage they've received, from relevant articles to interviews, to underscore the wider recognition of their inspirational journey.

  • Conclude by emphasising their ongoing commitment to inspire and drive positive change, demonstrating their unwavering dedication to making a lasting impact.


Yorkshire Roots:

Be sure to include the Yorkshire region your nominee is from. As a Yorkshire Charity Awards, it’s important that you check they are from the region before nominating.


Lizzie Jones MBE with Charitable Business of the Year Award Winner 2023

Guided by the tips and suggestions provided, you will give your nominee the best chance possible to make it through to our public vote. Whether in the realm of business or as an inspirational figure, this is your chance to shine a light on those who have left an indelible mark on Yorkshire’s landscape.

As the Yorkshire Choice Awards continue to illuminate excellence, we look forward to the impact of your nominations, revealing the outstanding individuals and businesses that truly define the spirit of Yorkshire. Click here to nominate.

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