If you’ve shared your industry or market knowledge, experience and expertise in published book form, then you’ll definitely want to showcase your work in the prestigious Business Book Awards in partnership with Pathway Group.
Culminating in a glitzy gala dinner in London on Tuesday 16 May 2023, these annual awards are highly sought-after and highlight leadership, change and sustainability in business through the promotion of quality business books.
Established in 2017 by the co-founder and Managing Editor of Rethink Press, Lucy McCarraher, the Business Book Awards offer industry-wide recognition to new and established authors writing on a range of subjects for a diverse readership. There are no barriers to entry, and entries are welcomed from UK publishers and authors for all categories; and from authors living or published overseas in the International category. Each year, over 250 entries are typically received.
Who can enter the Business Book Awards?
If you’ve published your business book between 1 January to 31 December 2022 then you are eligible to enter the Business Book Awards. Participants are required to complete a form which is used to assess their application, as well as four copies of their book which are given to the judges to read.
The judging panel is made up of experts from business, writing, publishing and other related fields, with expertise in their relevant category.
How many different categories are there?
A total of 14 categories are now open for entry, including:
- Start Up / Scale Up
- Sales & Marketing
- People, Culture & Management
- Diversity, Inclusion & Equality
- Change & Sustainability
- Business Self-Development
- Work & Life
- Wellness & Wellbeing
- Short Business Book
- Specialist Business Book
- Business Journey
- Smart Thinking
- International Business Book
The overall Business Book of the Year is chosen from the category winners.
When do entries close?
The deadline for entry is Sunday 12 February 2023, with print copies of each book to be with the organisers by Monday 20 February 2023 in order for judging to commence.
If you are interested in entering but feel you would like some support to raise your chances of success, we are here to help you. We can take care of your entry from start to finish, working with you to put together your award-winning story whilst providing expert insights throughout.
Get in touch with us today to discover how we can help you to get the recognition you deserve at the Business Book Awards.Bookmark