How to Win Awards

Top Tips from Award-Winning Entrepreneur Donna O'Toole, Founder and Managing Director of August Recognition

The Gatwick Diamond Business Awards celebrate people and businesses who have shown innovation and inspiration in their work, and have demonstrated a real commitment to the region.

The awards have become one of the region's premier business occasions - celebrating the best of the best across the Gatwick Diamond.

Now in their fifteenth year, there is a wealth of experience from winners and judges that can help you to achieve in these, or any other Business Awards programme.

To help you, we are running an online Seminar entitled "How to Win Awards". This will be an interactive session for you to understand:

  • The point of entering
  • How to differentiate what you do
  • What the judges are looking for
  • What do Winners do?

Come and hear from Award-winning entrepreneur Donna O'Toole, Founder and Managing Director of August Recognition - a global awards agency and part of the Dent Global group, which helps entrepreneurs to stand out, scale up and make a positive impact in the world.

Named one of the world’s Top 25 Customer Experience Influencers and an award-winning national and international awards judge, Donna has helped hundreds of businesses, brands, entrepreneurs, and leaders across the world to raise their profile by achieving valuable awards and recognition for their achievements.

She is renowned for achieving an outstanding success rate in the most highly regarded awards such as The Queen’s Awards for Enterprise. Her new book ‘WIN!’ was launched in August 2022.

Donna will take attendees through the latest trends in awards, what the judges are looking for as well as empowering them to evaluate their likelihood of winning by understanding the Six Pillars of Awards Success.


Places are limited so please book your place soon to gain a real competitive edge.


Date: Friday 7th October

Time: 14.00 - 15.00

This seminar is free of charge, and will help you to learn everything you will need to enter the Gatwick Diamond Business Awards.




How to join the Event:

This Event will take place via Zoom. If you haven't already, you will need to sign up to this resource (for free) in order to gain access to this session.

Once you have booked your place, you will receive further details and an access code which will enable you to join.


Follow us on Twitter @gdbizawards for top tips - a key selection will be published here!

Headline sponsor


Award sponsor

Control Energy Costs

Headline sponsors

© Gatwick Diamond Business Ltd 2022 All rights reserved
Website by Storm12