1. Tuesday 20 February 2018 – all entries to be submitted by 18:00 GMT.
  2. Tuesday 27 February 2018 – late entries will be accepted until 18:00 GMT (an additional £75 + VAT will be applied to each late entry).
  3. March 2018 – first round of judging.
  4. March 2018 – shortlist announced.
  5. March – June 2018 – tickets on sale for the Excellence Awards Dinner.
  6. April – May 2018 – panel interviews with shortlisted entrants.
  7. Wednesday 6 June 2018 – CIPR Excellence Awards dinner at The Artillery Garden at the HAC, London.