Frequently Asked Questions

If your nomination or entry is shortlisted for the NI Social Media Awards, you will find out on Monday, 9th September 2024. Being shortlisted is an exciting achievement! Keep your eyes peeled on our social media and website for the shortlist.

Absolutely! We do offer the option to pay by invoice for booking a table or seats at the Awards Dinner on 5th October 2024. To proceed with this payment method, please provide email us with the details of your booking and the necessary information for the invoice. Once we receive your request, we will generate an invoice for you to complete the payment. If you have any further questions or require additional assistance, please don’t hesitate to let us know. We’re here to help!

Nope! The winners will only find out at the Awards dinner on Saturday 5th October 2024 in the Europa Hotel. We love the surprise and excitement when people hear they’ve won.

Definitely! You can absolutely attend the NI Social Media Awards event even if you haven’t entered. It’s a highly anticipated event in Northern Ireland’s social media scene, known for its vibrant atmosphere. Attending the Awards is not only a great way to catch up with industry peers but also promises to be an enjoyable night out for you and your team. You have the option to purchase tables or individual seats, ensuring you don’t miss out on the excitement. Don’t hesitate to join us and make it a memorable evening celebrating the best in social media.

We value the efforts and contributions of all participants in the NI Social Media Awards. While we can’t guarantee individual feedback for every submission, we do request our judges to provide feedback whenever possible. We understand that constructive feedback can be valuable in improving your future entries and understanding the strengths and areas for improvement in your submission. If you require feedback on your submission, please let us know, and we will do our best to accommodate your request.

The judging process for the NI Social Media Awards is designed to be fair and impartial. Our esteemed panel of judges comprises experts from various sectors and disciplines within the digital marketing industry, hailing from different parts of the world. Each judge independently reviews and scores the entries they are assigned. This individual assessment helps to prevent any group bias from affecting the scoring and ensures that the judging process remains completely independent. We prioritise transparency and integrity in recognising the best in social media excellence.

Certainly! We call it partnerships. Instead of using the term “sponsorship,” we refer to it as “partnerships” to emphasise the collaborative nature of the opportunity. We believe in fostering strong partnerships with organisations that align with the values and goals of the NI Social Media Awards. These partnerships go beyond traditional sponsorships, as they involve a mutual commitment to support and promote excellence in the social media industry as well as lots of training. If you are interested in exploring partnership opportunities, we invite you to get in touch with us at Our team will be delighted to discuss how we can forge a meaningful partnership that benefits both parties involved.

No, there is no fee required to enter the NI Social Media Awards.

Awards Open For Submission + Nominations: Monday, 22nd July 2024

Closing Date for Entries: Midnight on Monday, 19th August 2024 (There will NOT be any extension)

Shortlist Announcement: Monday, 9th September 2024

Awards Gala: Saturday, 5th October 2024

The grand reveal of the winners is scheduled for our celebratory event on Saturday 5th October 2024.

Absolutely, the NI Social Media Awards are open for entry to everyone. You have the freedom to undertake the entry process personally, or alternatively, you may choose to nominate another individual.

Absolutely! You (or your team) can enter more than one category in the NI Social Media Awards. We offer a range of categories including Individual and Company awards, providing multiple opportunities for you to participate and showcase your achievements. Feel free to submit entries in multiple categories and increase your chances of recognition at the awards. Good luck!