The Muddy Stilettos Awards are the most coveted awards for independent lifestyle businesses across the country, running across 28 counties and totally FREE to enter from start to finish.
Run with positivity, and a sense of fun, the Muddy Awards offer our 3.8 million readers a chance to say a massive THANK YOU to their favourite local businesses. We’re passionate advocates of local independents and are raring to showcase them!
For 2024, we have 21 lifestyle categories including FOUR new categories -
Best Arts, Culture & Theatre, Casual Dining, Event Venue, and Wine & Beer Specialist.
It takes just seconds to show your support. Plus, be in with a chance to win a two-night stay at The Pig Hotel, worth £1,250.
Here's how it works:
ROUND 1: NOMINATE YOUR FAVOURITE LOCAL BUSINESSES (20 FEB - 14 MARCH 2024)
Nominate the businesses that you love locally across 21 lifestyle categories. You can put forward one business per category per email address. If you have your own business you can nominate yourself (head to the ASSETS tab for downloadable social media assets and more).
ROUND 2: REGIONAL FINALS (3 APRIL – 18 APRIL 2024)
The top 5 businesses with the most nominations in each category will go through to the Regional Finals. Public voting lasts until 1pm, 18 APRIL 2024 with Regional Winners being announced on 2 MAY 2024.
ROUND 3: NATIONAL FINALS (3 JULY- 11 JULY 2024)
Regional Winners from every category will automatically go through to our prestigious National Finals. The Muddy Stilettos Editors will judge who is the ‘Best of the Best’ in each category, announcing the National Winners on 11 July 2024.
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Please get behind our prestigious Awards to give your favourite local shops, hospitality, start-ups and services the pat on the back they deserve.
We’re delighted to be offering a £5,000 cash prize for a UK-based business, courtesy of our National sponsor, Tide banking. You don’t need to be a business participating in the Muddy Awards to enter, but you must be registered at Companies House. For more information and full T&Cs click here.
Good luck everyone!
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