Finalist Resources

Congratulations! You have been shortlisted for a Lloyds Bank National Business Award! So what comes next?

We’ve put together some essential resources to help you make the most out of the next stage of your entry and ensure well-equipped to deliver a fantastic presentation to our judges in September. Scroll through this page to uncover all the information you will need ahead of the judging stage.


Spread the word and let the nation know you're a Lloyds Bank National Business Awards finalist!

This is your opportunity to take advantage of the exclusive benefits of being shortlisted as a finalist. It’s time to promote this incredible achievement and maximise your publicity ahead of the awards ceremony in November.

We've put together some resources to get your marketing campaign up and running.

Join the conversation:

Facebook: @nationalbusinessawards
Twitter: @businessawards
LinkedIn: The Lloyds Bank National Business Awards
Instagram: @nationalbusinessawards


Finalist Logo

 Your finalist logo demonstrates your achievement and lets everyone see that you have been shortlisted for a prestigious Lloyds Bank National Business Award..

Finalist Press Release Template

 Personalise this editable press release to communicate your achievement to your audience and get important publicity in your own terms and company style.


Download your social media assets for each platform below:


This year, the judging process will be a virtual session, we hope that you will understand that during the ever-changing guidelines that this is the safest solution. We will endeavour to do our upmost to ensure that this is a slick process and the presentation will allow you to display your business to our esteemed judges. 

To guide you with through the next stage of your entry, we are sharing some top tips on delivering a fantastic presentation to the judges this September.

"Less is more"

"You need a crisp story about why you exist, who you serve, what makes you different and what you’re doing to protect what makes you different—that’s what makes you worthy of an award."

Allyson Stewart-Allen,
CEO, International Marketing Partners
Judge & Adviosry Board member 


Watch On-Demand

On the 18 August, we are brought you Donna O'Toole, CEO, August - The Awards Consultancy alongside Awards Director, Sarah Austin, to help guide you through the National Business Awards 2020 judging presentations. As we pass through the pandemic, the process of virtual judging will have new challenges and both Donna and Sarah have some top tips to share with you to ensure that you present an award winning presentation. 

Using a unique approach, Donna has enabled hundreds of businesses, brands, entrepreneurs, and leaders across the world to raise their profile by achieving valuable awards and recognition for their achievements. Donna has had outstanding success across all major industry awards and recognition programmes. Including year-on-year success at The Lloyds Bank National Business Awards. Donna has been judging many awards over the last couple of months also and has lots of virtual suggestions. 

You can watch the full webinar recording by clicking on the video.



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  If you have any questions regarding your entry, please get in touch with our team—we're here to support you.