The Hive Blackburn and Darwen Business Awards are judged by panels made up of independent business experts and sponsors from the local business community.
Written entries will be reviewed by the category panels and the shortlists will be announced on Friday 7 April 2017.
The finalists will be invited to meet a judging panel on 27 April 2017. At the interviews, you will be asked to make a presentation for up to ten minutes followed by fifteen minutes of questions from our judges.
Our judging panels will then be asked to select their winners which will be announced at the ceremony on 10 May 2017.
For more information on the judging process, please click here to read the entry FAQs.
For key dates including judging, please view the awards calendar here.