Apply to Judge

To maintain our high standards and ensure our awards remain fair and transparent, we rely on a team of independent business professionals to put our finalists to the test.

Our judges are personable and passionate about providing valuable feedback for our finalists.

Overall, being a judge allows you to raise your profile, network with other business leaders and help finalists improve their strategy with detailed, constructive criticism.

To see our step-by-step guide to becoming an awards judge, click here.


Hear first-hand from other professionals in your category, who will share some of the latest ideas around implementing great business strategies.

Assess entries, both written and online face-to-face, giving you the opportunity to learn, ask questions and clarify important elements.

Inspire finalists to improve their business initiatives by giving detailed, useful feedback.


Enhance your credibility by attending the awards and including the role on your CV.

Network with the other judges and finalists at the awards and beyond.

Become of a member of The Judge Club with many savings and exclusive opportunities and events.

Apply to present in The FUTUREOFDIGITAL events online, chair webinars and work with Awards International to raise your profile.

Benefit from the significant promotion which we give you, via social media posts, presence on the panel on our website and in our newsletters.

Once you have shown your capability and earned the respect of other judges, become a chair of a judging panel. As a chair you lead the scoring at the live presentations and present an award on stage.

Hear what other businesses are doing to achieve competitive advantage, how they succeeded and ask questions of entrants in an exclusive and intimate setting.

Get invited to judge at other awards.

Use a promotional card and awards judge logo on your social media and your email signature.

Submit thought leadership and other contributions to 23,000 subscribers through Customer Experience Magazine.

Develop your personal and professional brand.

Receive your judge certificate with updates each time you judge.


We are looking for a diverse team of judges with a robust mix of business expertise.

Therefore, we are looking for candidates who meet one or more of the following criteria:

Have knowledge, skills and/or experience in a variety of business disciplines

Have substantial business experience

Hold a relevant business qualification, or belong to a relevant academic establishment e.g. a business school

Have a passion for the delivery of exceptional business performance

If this sounds like you and you would like to judge, please send in your CV/ profile to

Please note: If you have judged at one of our awards before, you will not be required to send another copy of your CV. *


The judging package is £249 in the early bird period (10th July), and £399 thereafter. It includes:

  • A personalised judge’s logo to be used on your social media profile, website and business stationery
  • A judge’s announcement graphic shared across our online network
  • A personal profile and logo include on the ‘Meet the Judges’ webpage
  • Much more - contact our team today

Those who judged at the UK Digital Experience Awards in 2019 will receive a 5% discount.

If you would like to discuss becoming a Judge at the UK Digital Experience Awards please call Filip Lampic on +44 20863 88015 or email

Alternatively, you can send us the link to your LinkedIn profile using the form below.