Judging of entries will be conducted betweenOctober 2 – November 14th . Chairs for the Judging Committees are recruited worldwide.
During the judging, each entry will be reviewed and rated by no fewer than three (3) judges who have been approved as qualified to judge those entries.
Rating will be done on a scale of 1 – 10.
All entries that receive an average score of at least 7.50 out of a possible 10 when judging is completed, regardless of category, will automatically be eligible for Gold, Silver, or Bronze National Business Award status.
The entry in each category with the highest average score after judging is completed will receivea Gold National Business Award Award.
Any entries with a final average score of at least 8.25 will be designated as Silver National Business Award winners, and will receive a silver medal.
All other entries with a score of 7.50 or higher will be designated as Bronze National Business Award winners, and will receive a bronze medal.
Silver and Bronze winners will have the right to promote their Silver- and Bronze-winning National Business Award status
The veracity of claims made in entries may be audited. Any entry found to contain false or misleading information will be disqualified.
Gold National Business Award-winning entries will be published on The National Business Awards web site. Winners will have the opportunity to redact any confidential or non-public information from their entries before publication