NEXT STEPS FOR NOMINEES
The Muddy Stilettos Awards are renowned for their quality – we celebrate the most exciting independent businesses in Sussex, so to win a Muddy Award is a real mark of distinction.
If you get nominated (nice work), feel free to shout about it! The top five businesses with the most nominations in each category will make it to the Regional Finals.
WHAT TO DO NEXT
The Muddy Awards offer a great marketing opportunity to raise your profile and promote your business to existing and new customers.
We’ve prepared some assets to help you get involved.
Sample asset found on the Assets page
1. Head to the downloadable assets tab to find Assets to use on your social media feeds (social square and social story), as well as a printable PDF poster.
2. Select your county and category and simply download your files.
3. You can choose our in-house assets or create your own social assets with our Muddy Awards 2024 logo.
4. Don’t forget to tag @muddy_sussex in your posts and use our hashtags #MuddyAwards2024 and #InLoveWithLocal.
DO I NEED TO WAIT FOR MUDDY TO TELL ME I’VE BEEN NOMINATED?
If you’ve been told by family/friends/customers you have been nominated but haven’t heard from us, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org and we will confirm that you have been nominated. Please give your business name, county and category so we can easily find you. If you have nominated yourself, you can start using the assets straight away.
We run the Muddy Awards from a place of warmth and love for all things indie! They are run for FREE from start to finish to support the local business community, and we want the experience to be fun and positive for everyone. As much as businesses want to win, please remain kind and considerate both to our hard-working staff and your fellow businesses.
MAKING THE FINALS
The top 5 businesses with the most nominations will go through to your Regional Finals and will be invited to a celebratory regional Winner’s Drinks Event. Every Regional Winner will also be automatically put forward for the National Finals, where the Muddy Stilettos Editors will crown the ‘Best of the Best’ in each category as a National Winner, a huge accolade to those winning the ultimate prize.
For more information on the Muddy Awards, and for the most commonly asked questions, head to our FAQs page.
We’re thrilled to be partnering with one of the leading business financial platforms, Tide, offering all SMEs business banking needs in one place, whose own ambition is to help companies go from start up to SME success. If you've been nominated in the Muddy Awards you can also enter to win a lump sum of £5,000 CASH to spend on your company, courtesy of Tide and Muddy Stilettos.
Simply sign up to a FREE Tide account here (it only takes minutes!) using the referral code MUDDYAWARDS to be in with a chance to win.
Plus, fund a minimum of £50 in your new Tide business account and get a double entry into the prize draw!