FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

HOW DO I APPLY FOR AN AWARD?

To apply for an award:

Check criteria:Check eligibility criteria. Register online: Begin application in application awards platform Answer questions: Answer questions as outlined above. Upload attachments: Upload any supporting documents (optional). Submit application: Submit application and No payment fee required.

WHO CAN APPLY FOR AN AWARD?

To be eligible for an Executive of the Year Awards, applicants should:

Role:Be employed full time in a senior position (full time not applicable to the Chairperson Award). Company: Work for an organization reaching an annual turnover of N50m+ within Nigeria (turnover not applicable to NFP & Start-Up). Availability:Be available to attend the awards from 4pm on 27th November2021 at EKO HOTELS & SUITES, Lagos Additional Awards: Applicants for the CEO of the Year and Managing Director of the Year awards are also required to apply for an industry award. For category-specific criteria, please refer to the categories page and select ‘Criteria’ to see the details for that award.

HOW MUCH DOES IT COST TO APPLY FOR AN AWARD

No payment fee is required per person and these applications can cover for multiple awards. For instance, applicants for the CEO of the Year and Managing Director of the Year awards are also required to apply for an industry award.

HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE TO APPLY FOR AN AWARD?

While the amount of time spent on an application is up to each individual, we recommend allocating approximately 30 minutes to complete an application based on the following requirements.

Applicants are required to answer four equally-weighted questions that refer to their achievements in the last 12 months. Each question has a maximum answer length of 200 words. There are two general questions and two category specific questions for each award. Applicants can take a look at the questions in advance by visiting the all categories page and selecting ‘Criteria’ beside the relevant award.

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DO I NEED TO ATTACH SUPPORTING DOCUMENTATION?

Supporting documents are not an essential part of the application process. They are optional and can be used to clarify a point or support an answer to a question.

It should be noted that while judges can view the supporting documentation, it does not form part of the assessment.

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DO I NEED TO APPLY FOR AN INDUSTRY AWARD?

Yes, if you’re applying for the CEO of the Year or Managing Director of the Year Award, you’re also required to apply for an Industry Award Category.

Note that the applications do not require any cost or fee.

If you’re unsure which industry category is relevant, please contact us and we’ll assist.

If we confirm that there is not a relevant industry award category, you won’t need to apply for an industry award.

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CAN I SUBMIT THE SAME APPLICATION TWICE?

Applicants for the CEO of the Year and Managing Director of the Year Awards are also required to apply for an Industry Award. While applicants can copy across the majority of their application, there are category specific questions unique to each award.

Applicants can take a look at the questions in advance by visiting the categories page and selecting ‘Criteria’ beside the relevant award.

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WHERE ARE THE AWARDS HELD?

The 2021 Executive of the Year Awards will be held at EKO HOTEL & SUITE Lagos, Nigeria.

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HOW DO I BUY TICKET TO THE AWARDS?

For the edition, tickets are not for sale due to COVID-19 pandemic, but from subsequent editions, ticketing will be allocated all accredited ticket centers or platforms and can be purchased via emages.info. Event details and ticket pricing can be found on the tickets page.

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WHEN DO APPLICATION CLOSE?

Applications close 9 am on Friday 30th July, 2021. To apply for an award, register and apply via our Awards Portal.

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WHEN ARE FINALISTS ANNOUNCED?

Finalists are announced on Monday 4th October, 1st, 8th and 15th November, 2021 in the October Issue of The EMAGES Magazine. Finalists will also be listed the same day on:

The Emages Executive Awards website: executiveawards.com.ng; The Emages Magazine’s website: emages.info; The Emages Multimedia website: emagesmultimediainc.com; And all our social media platforms.

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HOW MANY FINALISTS ARE THERE?

There are five (5) finalists for the MAJOR AWARD category (CEO of the Year), and four (4) finalists for each of the other 27 award categories.

The finalists are listed in the September Issue of The EMAGES Magazine and on EMAGES website: www.emages.info on Monday 4th October, 2021.

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WHEN ARE WINNERS ANNOUNCED?

Winners are announced in the October Issue of The EMAGES Magazine and on:

The Emages Executive Awards website: executiveawards.com.ng; The Emages Magazine’s website: emages.info; The Emages Multimedia website: emagesmultimediainc.com; And all our social media platforms. A public announcement will be officially made in a press brief on all public channels, local television station, newspaper agencies etc. on the 1st November, 2021 and subsequent announcement 8th and final 15th November, 2021.

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