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Below is a sample of the emails you can expect to receive when signed up to businessawardseurope.
Thank you for your registration in the 2020 European Business Awards, your profile page will be where you complete your entry form once the awards open.
Log in using the password and username that you created and this will take you to your personal profile page. The 2020 awards will be open on 30th January - Once the awards are open, the categories and other information regarding your entry will be displayed on this profile page.
We are available to support you and one of our entries team will be in contact when the awards open to guide you through the process, if in the meantime you have any queries or need help and advice with your entry form please do not hesitate in contacting us on 0044 207 234 3535 or email one of the team: http://www.businessawardseurope.com/contact alternatively contact email@example.com