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Can I nominate myself? How do I nominate someone for an award

Money Management is taking nominations for the following categories: Financial Planner of the Year, Paraplanner of the Year, BDM of the Year and Young Achiever of the Year. To nominate a colleague or friend click here. You will need to supply us with the email address and phone number of the nominee so that we can contact them to let them know of the nomination.You are also welcome to self-nominate.

To make a submission click here


Can I make multiple nominations?
Does it increase the chances of becoming a finalist?

You are welcome to make more than one nomination or nominate multiple people. Making more than one nomination does not increase the chances of becoming a finalist. Finalist selection is based on the submission.


How do I get started?

You can start your submission here. If you have any questions about criteria and eligibility please contact the events team. Details can be found on the contacts page.


Does it cost anything to nominate?

Nominating for our awards is free.


I have completed my submission but I want to add more information or attachments. Is it possible to edit my submission?

You can log in any time to amend or add to your submission until the submission close date. If you experience any problems, please email our events team to see if we can assist you. Details can be found on the contacts page.


What type of supporting documents do I include with my submission?

Supporting documents can include references, testimonials, statistics, media coverage, financial or business metrics and/or statements and third-party independent data reports to support your submission. There are upload limits to the size of documents, so if you are having problems with this, please contact our events team. Details can be found of the contacts page.


Why do you want my photo?

Finalists may have their headshot displayed alongside their name on screen when they are announced at the event. We may also use headshots to announce finalists on our social media campaign and in our magazine.


When do submissions close?

The official deadline for submissions can be found on the event details page. If you have problems meeting this time, please contact our events team. Details can be found on the contacts page.


When are finalists announced? How will I be notified?

The date for finalist announcement can be found on the event details page. An announcement will be sent out to all finalists and will be published on the website.


Do I have to attend if I make it as a finalist?

If you make it as a finalist you are encouraged to attend. The event gives you an opportunity to be celebrated and recognised for your outstanding work in your field, plus to collect your award in the event that you win.


When is the event? How can I buy tickets?

The Fund Manager of the Year Awards will be held on Thursday the 16th of May 2019. Tickets for the awards night can be purchased here.


How does the judging process work?

A judging panel made up of highly respected industry professionals with a broad range of experience will be chosen to examine the individual submissions (BDM of the Year, Paraplanner of the Year, Financial Planner of the Year and Young Achiever of the Year). Judging is allocated to ensure that there is no conflict of interest in respective categories. Each judge will be assigned a number of categories and will be asked to score each submission in those categories based on all documentation provided by award entrants. Several judges are assigned per category to ensure a range of expertise and opinions. The aggregate highest score will determine the winner of each award.

BDM of the Year will be judged by state and also overall.


Who sees my submission?

All submission information is highly confidential and is only shared with the event team and the judges for that category. The information is not published and any permissions would be sought if required.


I’m having issues with entering my submission or need more information, who can I contact?

Please contact our events team. Details can be found on the contacts page.


I am interested in sponsorship opportunities, who can I contact?

Please contact our sales team. Details can be found on the contacts page.