how to enter

Download Entry Form

Entries can be made in one of the following ways:


Entry is open to both MIA members and non-members. Once again this year were are operating a much more transparent judging process for the awards. Click on the following links for further information about the judging process, awards, judges, categories and criteria.


Entry Donations to Music for All Charity

Entry for MIA members is free of charge. A £50 entry donation per entry per category will be asked of non-MIA members. Proceeds from non-member entries will go to Music for All;

The charity for the UK musical instrument industry, whose mission is to create, provide and expand positively life-changing experiences through music, making more musicians through schools and other initiatives.

All donations are zero VAT rated. This can be paid by credit card via phone, by BACS or by cheque. To make payment please contact Paul, Clare or Alice at the MIA on 01403 800500. 

Please note that all entry donations must be made by 22nd September in order for entries to be accepted. 


Supporting documents

Product Awards

Please supply at least one high resolution product image and one brand logo. Please supply these in JPEG format and upload online along with your entry.

People of the Moment Awards

Please supply at least one high resolution photo of your nominee and one company logo in relation to the nominee. Please supply these in JPEG format and upload online along with your entry.



For further information please contact Alexandra Rimmer at Don’t Panic on 01706 828855 or

Please ensure you read the Terms and Conditions before submitting an entry.

25 AUG
Awards Launch, Entries Open
Entry Deadline
13 OCT
Shortlist Announced
Awards Ceremony