Here are answers to some of the questions we hear most frequently on our Awards:
If you can’t find the answer to your question then please send the events team an e-mail and we will endeavour to provide you with an answer.
How can I enter?
Once you have fully read and understood the how to enter page of this site you can register and upload your submission using the ‘Enter Now’ button on the right hand side of this page.
When is the deadline for completing and uploading my entries?
Entry extensions deadline is 23 September 2016.
When is the shortlist announced?
The shortlisted will be announced in November 2016.
When are the shortlisted interviews/presentations taking place?
Please note shortlisted entrants for the team categories (except for the Thompsons Members’ Champion and RCM Caring for You Award categories) will be required to present their entries to a panel of judges on 5 December 2016 in London.
Shortlisted entrants for the Pregnacare® Award for Maternity Support Worker of the Year and Midwifery Service of the Year will be required to present their entries to a panel of judges on 9 December in London.
Shortlisted entrants will be expected to:
- submit an extended version of their entry (apx 1000 words) which may be used as RCM case studies in its efforts to promote RCM membership and the role of workplace representatives as introduction to their project for the interest of other midwives
- prepare a visual presentation to the judges. You will be expected to present further information on your entry for around 20 minutes with 20 minutes allowed for judges’ questions.
Shortlisted entrants will be allocated a date and time slot closer to the date.
When will winners be announced?
The winners will be announced during the lunchtime awards ceremony on the 7th March 2017 at The Brewery, London. This website will then be updated shortly after.
What should I wear?
The dress code for the afternoon is smart.
Do you have any special hotel rates negotiated for attendees?
We put together a RCM Awards HotelMap that shows alternative nearby accommodation options with best possible rates and special offers. Please click here to view live availability and book directly with the hotel by clicking here
How can I buy table at RCM Annual Midwifery Awards?
Simply click on the ‘Book your table’ link set within the websites navigation bar and follow the online instructions.
Please note that your ticket includes pre-dinner drinks, a three course meal and bottles of wine on your table.
For booking enquiries contact:
T: 020 7880 6226
How are tickets for this event allocated?
Tables are allocated on a first come/first served basis, so book early to ensure you get the best position. All ticket prices include a drinks reception, three course meal with wine and tea & coffee.
Please be advised that photographs will be taken at the event for use on the RCM Annual Midwifery Awards website and in the press, RCM Annual Midwifery Awards marketing materials, and all other RCM publications. By attending this event, you consent to RCM photographing and using your image.
What are the ticket/table costs?
All shortlisted entrants are awarded one complimentary ticket to the awards ceremony, with a maximum of two complimentary tickets allocated per shortlisted entry.
Table costs are as follows:
Table for 10 £930+vat
Table for 8 £760+vat
Corporate rate £1,500+vat
Single ticket costs are as follows:
RCM member rate £115+vat
Non-member rate £175+vat
Charity rate £115+vat
What happens if I want to cancel my table at the event?
Booking a table using our online booking system constitutes a legally binding agreement. Payment must be received in full before the event. If a cancellation is received more than 30 working days before the event 50% of the booking fee will be refunded, however bookings cancelled after this time will still be liable for the full fee. Substitutions will be accepted if notified in writing prior to the event, non-arrivals will also still be liable for the full fee.
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