The Business Transformation & Operational Excellence Awards 2026

The Industry's Most Prestigious Cross-Industry Awards Program. Showcasing the most outstanding Business Transformation & OpEx Achievements.

Terms & Conditions

Terms & Conditions

The Business Transformation & Operational Excellence Awards Terms & Conditions


  • Absolute Confidentiality Commitment: We guarantee that details from award winners, shortlisted entries, or supporting materials will not be published or disclosed. Your submission's confidentiality is paramount.

  • Secure Submission Process: Entries are treated with utmost confidentiality and securely destroyed post-evaluation.

  • Award Ceremony Participation: Finalists are required to attend the Awards Ceremony on May 9th, 2024, and the Award Winners Panel on May 10th, 2024. Confidentiality will be maintained; no confidential data will be required for disclosure during the panel.

  • Marketing Consent: Finalists and winners consent to their organization's name being used in marketing for the awards, either directly by us or by third-party media covering the event.

  • Poster Board Presentation: Finalists have the option to create a Poster Board (dimensions: 40" x 40") in an infographic style to showcase their project or program while complying within their own confidentiality guidelines. Although this is not mandatory, it significantly enhances visibility within the industry and generates interest in both the participant and their project.

  • Eligibility Criteria: Open to all organizations that meet the specified project and operational criteria. Specific sector exclusions or requirements will be clearly communicated.

  • Entry Submission Deadlines: All entries must be submitted by the specified deadline. Late submissions or extensions are subject to approval.

  • Judging Criteria and Process: Entries will be judged based on predefined criteria, outlined in the entry guidelines.

  • Amendments to Entries: Amendments to submissions post-deadline are not permitted, except under exceptional circumstances.

  • Withdrawal of Entries: Entries can be withdrawn under specific conditions. Details for withdrawal are available upon request. Entry fees are non-refundable, irrespective of the timing or reason for withdrawal. 

  • Disqualification Policy: Entries not complying with guidelines or involved in ethical breaches will be disqualified.

  • Intellectual Property Rights: All intellectual property in submissions remains with the entrant, but submission grants us permission to use materials for award-related purposes.

  • Use of Entrant Information: Information provided by entrants will be used solely for award administration and not shared beyond the necessary scope.

  • Liability and Indemnification: Participants agree to indemnify the awards program from claims arising from their entries. The program's liability in connection with the awards is limited as per applicable laws.

  • Changes to Terms & Conditions: We reserve the right to modify these terms and conditions. Participants will be notified of any significant changes.

  • Dispute Resolution: Any disputes will be resolved in accordance with the laws of the jurisdiction where the awards program is based.

  • Contact Information: For queries related to these terms, please contact 


By submitting and paying for your application, you acknowledge that you have reviewed these Terms & Conditions and agree to be bound by them. You also confirm that all information in your entry is accurate.