Arts Derbyshire


Only 5 days left to submit a nomination for the Mainframe Awards 2021

Architecture, Craft, Fashion, Product Design, Graphic Design, Film ,TV, Broadcasting, Photography, IT, Software, Gaming, Apps, Marketing, Publishing, Writing, Museums, Galleries, Music, Performing Arts, Visual Arts, Social Media (plus a few more we’re sure)…

The Awards are all about you – our amazing, varied, inspirational community and celebrate what it is to be a creative working in Derby & Derbyshire. With ten, open categories we know you’ll find just the right award (or two) to go for.

Need some motivation? Check out our blog post on the “Why entering awards can benefit you and your business“.

Don’t forget you can:

Nominate yourself, Nominate your company, Nominate colleague and friends.

Looking for some killer tips on completing your application? Check out our blog post “Top Tips For Writing An Awesome Awards Entry” packed with hints and guidance.

Submit your 2021 Nomination Here.

Key Dates:

Sunday 31st January – Submissions Close
February 2021 – Community Voting
Wednesday 24th February – Shortlist Announcement

Previous Award

Check out all of our previous awards videos include the 2020 awards in full. Have a look at our winners from 2018, 2019 and 2020.

Taking Part Is Simple

If all of this makes you think you’d like to be part of the regions biggest celebration of digital and creative talent all you need to do is complete the 500 word submission and add any supporting evidence you’d like – simple!

Oh and did we mention it’s all totally free?

We can’t wait to see your submissions rolling in and our stellar line-up of judges are waiting to see just what Derby & Derbyshire has to offer.

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