Apply to Judge



To put our finalists to the test, we rely on an expert panel of judges who will shape the future of digital experience through insightful feedback and rigorous scoring. This year we are looking for astute individuals like you to form our team of independent and impartial judges. Judging at the UK Digital Experience Awards 2018 is a great way to share your knowledge and experience. At the same time, you will have the opportunity to hear customer experience initiatives from all types of industries, enhance your profile, network and celebrate with the finalists and winners!

"I found judging at the awards to be both worthwhile and enlightening. The whole event is exceptionally well organised, you meet and work with great people, it’s a great networking opportunity and you also learn a great deal- I am looking forward to the next time”
Oliver James, Director, DJLearning

"Another very enjoyable day judging some excellent initiatives and chatting to some interesting people.”
Mark Edgington, Incendiary Blue Limited





AS A JUDGE YOUR ROLE IS TO:


Hear first-hand from fellow professionals representing a range of organisations, from blue chip to start-up, sharing some of the latest ideas about delivering great digital customer experience

Use your knowledge and experience to assess entries both online and from face to face presentations - giving you the opportunity to learn, ask questions and clarify important elements

Provide scores and written comments to entrants – which go on to make up part of their feedback reports, helping them continuously improve their digital customer experience

BENEFITS OF BEING A JUDGE:


Enhance your credibility – both from your presence at the awards and from the inclusion of your role in your CV.
Network with the other judges and finalists at the Awards Finals.
Attend the awards finals.
Have access the awards judge logo and a promotional card for your use in e.g. your email signatures, on LinkedIn and Twitter.
Be included on the "meet the judges" webpage with your personal profile and company logo and within the awards e-Brochure provided to all attendees.
Have your judge profile included in our weekly "meet the judges" email that has a 60,000 distribution - with average opens of 10,000.
Have your judge profile tweeted to over 8,000 followers plus a post on Linkedin across more than 100,000 connections.
Submit contributions to Customer Experience Magazine (which has almost 45,000 subscribers) .
Discuss being involved in our conference for the relevant Awards which will be held post awards.
Gain credibility and develop your personal and professional brand - align yourself to a prestigious awards programme endorsed by the Cranfield School of Management.
Become a thought-leader within your field - what better way to position yourself as a thought - leader than to share your insight with our finalists?
Discover initiatives to influence your own journey - in an ever - changing business landscape, judging provides an opportunity to learn about the latest innovations.
Network with fellow judges as well as inspiring finalists - the unique open atmosphere of the finals allows you to make connections with many other cross-sector companies.
Maximise PR potential through social media engagement and blogs - becoming a judge is an achievement to be proud of, so shout about your experience on your social media channels.
Benefit from exposure within the Customer Experience Magazine - Awards International welcomes editorial content from judges and will share your profile with its 42,000 readers.
Shape future business strategies - your feedback can have a real impact on the development of a brand’s future initiatives.



WHAT DO I NEED TO QUALIFY AS A JUDGE?

We are looking for a diverse team of judges with a range of knowledge and skills to provide judging panels with a robust mix of business expertise.

Therefore, we are looking for applicants 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 substantial business experience
  • Have a passion for the delivery of exceptional business performance

So, if this sounds like you, please send in your CV/profile to judging@awardsinternational.eu in order to apply to be a judge at the UK Digital Experience Awards 2018.

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



COST

The fee to judge is £289+vat and includes:

  • your seat at the gala lunch and awards ceremony
  • a personalised judge’s logo to use on your business stationery, social media profile, and website or blog
  • a judge’s announcement graphic shared across our online network
  • the inclusion of a personal profile and logo on the "meet the judges" webpage
  • the opportunity to network at the awards ceremony

If you would like to discuss becoming a Judge at the UK Digital Experience Awards please call Lisa Bailey on 01223 911755 or email judging@awardsinternational.eu



"A fantastic event! As always! I look forward to seeing you next year. Thanks”
Hannah Louise Cox, Executive Search Consultant at Douglas Jackson

Save the date

Judges' webinar 14.06.18
Judges' chair webinar 28.06.18

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