in association with Electricity North West, United Utilities and Lancaster University
Recognising & Celebrating the Best of The Bay

Who can enter or nominate?

Businesses from any sector, of any size can enter. The business needs to be located within the  Bay Area of North Lancashire, South Lakes and the Furness Peninsular.  Entry is free of charge.

Listeners/readers/customers can nominate businesses or individuals from any sector of any sizeprovided the business or individual is located within the specified area above.

How do I submit an entry?

Complete an entry form online or download from You can also request one from or 01524 848 747.

What criteria needs to be met?

There are separate criteria for each category, shown under the category heading.

What should I include with my entry form?

Your entry should include all the information required to meet the award criteria, Ideally
with good examples of achievement. The judges will use this information to make their
decision. Further information is available on the entry form.

Can I enter more than one category?

Yes but you will need to complete a separate form for each entry or nomination.

If I am successful can I bring someone with me to the awards night?

Yes, all finalists will be able to purchase 2 tickets at £45 each. Subject to availability, further

tickets may be available

Can I nominate a business or individual for one of the awards?

Yes, you can by using the nomination form.  Listener/reader nominations can add a lot of weight

to a formal entry from that business/individual.  If the business or individual you nominate

hasn’tsubmitted an entry,

we’ll make them aware and encourage them to do so. Your nomination will also be

considered by the judging panel when they meet to make their final decision.

How can I be sure that the information I supply will be treated confidentially?

Judges and editors of Bay Radio and our publications will at all times be sensitive to information

provided and will broadcast or publish accordingly. All submitted material will be destroyed

following the completion of the competition.

I have not entered or sponsored the awards, can I buy tickets for the night?

Tickets are by invitation only to our finalists and sponsors. If you wish to purchase tickets or a table and are not a finalist or sponsor you can request to be put on the waiting list, should any tickets become available

What’s the dress code for the night?

Dress to impress and dance the night away with the best local party band around!

Find us at

Bay Radio
PO BOX 969
26 St Georges Quay


For sponsorship opportunities contact
Jody West
telephone 01524 541768


For general enquiries regarding the awards event telephone
01524 848747