Rules & FAQs
How to enter
Entrants are asked to submit a written description which details why you think you should win in your chosen category. Each written entry can be a maximum of 1500 words and must please be written in English. The judges will be looking for the following kinds of information in your entry, so please make sure you include these to increase your chances of success:
- Market position
- Technical performance
- Environmental and sustainability practices
- Quality control
- Employee programmes
If you wish, you are permitted to supply additional information to attach to your entry to support your written submission.
All entries must be submitted online only through the World Textile Awards website. Entries are only accepted with a completed online form and processed payment. Entry fees are payable in UK Sterling and are not refundable in any circumstances. One form per entry please.
The organisers reserve the right, at their sole discretion, to remove any entry from the competition that they deem to be inaccurate, ethically questionable or offensive and no correspondence will be entered into. The organisers reserve the right to request evidence to support the claims made in an entry submission.
The decision of the judges will be final and no correspondence will be entered into.
All entrants understand that any images submitted to the competition may be used by the World Textile Awards for marketing and promotional purposes including in any media such as print and digital media and therefore assign publication rights to the competition’s organisers, Left Bank Partnership.
Entrants affirm that all entry material submitted will not infringe upon any personal, property or intellectual rights (i.e., copyright, trademark, and patent) of others and that all information is accurate and hold Left Bank Partnership harmless from any action resulting from this entry material and information.
By submitting their entry, entrants agree for their e-mail address to be added to the World Textile Awards mailing list. Left Bank Partnership will never share entrants' details with third parties.
Who can enter the World Textile Awards?
Entries are eligible from textile firms of any size from any country worldwide
What are the deadlines?
Early Bird entry closes 10th June 2016. The final deadline is 15th September 2016
What do I need to do to enter?
What are the fees?
Early bird: £180 per entry + UK VAT
Normal: £200 per entry + UK VAT
How do I pay?
We accept payment through PayPal, where you have a number of different payment options including all major credit cards. Payment is processed by the competition's organisers Left Bank Partnership
Why is there an entry fee?
We are an independent competition, not tied to a large corporation or media company. As such, we need to charge an entry fee to cover the administration costs of the awards.
When are the winners announced?
We hope to announce winners by the end of 2016
How will winners be promoted?
A press release will be circulated to all the major textile media worldwide and winners will appear on the World Textile Awards website and across our social media channels.
Any more questions? Simply complete the form below and we will get back to you.