Top 5 tips for writing a successful award entry


1. Follow the entry criteria carefully – stick within the 1,000 word limit, which is divided in to 3 criteria.

2. Plan the structure of your award carefully and make sure you have strong enough evidence to reinforce your successes. Predicted success is not going to impress the judges!

3. Keep the language simple and leverage the skills of your design colleagues who can bring the award to life using imagery and charts. After all, a picture is worth 1,000 words.

4. Are you shouting loud enough about your success? Take advantage of providing supporting evidence to back up your claims – just ensure it’s clearly referenced in your entry.

5. Don’t leave it to the last minute. Successful award entries are achieved by investing time in structuring, writing and evidencing your achievements. It will also buy you enough time to thoroughly review the entry with your team and with a good proof reader.


By following our top 5 tips, you are well on your way to differentiating between a good and best in class award entry!

And if you still need convincing why entering an Air Cargo News Award is important for your organisation, here are some of our 2020 winners to explain why...

2020 winner testimonials