Small businesses in the UK have a chance of winning a professionally filmed and produced TV advertisement, as well as tailored airtime.
NatWest Bank plc
This programme is provided by NatWest, working with ITV and advertising agency Pablo.
Objectives of Fund
NatWest believes that small businesses are the lifeblood of the economy, creating jobs, promoting innovation and helping the nation prosper. Through this scheme, the bank wishes to support three SME owners by giving the chance to win their own professionally filmed and produced advertisement, as well as tailored airtime, worth over £150,000 each.
The main prize will be awarded to three overall standout projects. They will each win a 30-second bespoke filmed advertisement to be aired on a regional ITV channel.
The runner-up prizes are:
Inspirational stories tier 1: 12 x full access places on the six-month Accelerator programme, plus access to one session with ITV specialists on the best way to utilise TV.
Inspirational stories tier 2: 5 x 1:1 coaching sessions with a NatWest Entrepreneur Development Manager or Scale-up Acceleration Manager to assess their needs and connect them to the right bespoke support from the bank networks.
Inspirational stories tier 3: 50 x £250 LinkedIn ad spend vouchers.
Who Can Apply
The competition is open to anyone aged 18 or over who are UK residents with a small business.
The prizes will be judged in four separate categories:
Overall standout projects: 3 prizes available
Inspirational stories tier 1: 12 prizes available
Inspirational stories tier 2: 5 prizes available
Inspirational stories tier 3: 50 prizes available
How To Apply
Entries must be received by Monday 2 November 2020 (23:59 GMT).
Entries must be on official entry forms and submitted via the competition microsite at: natwestbusinesshub.com/extraordinary OR via post to the following address: ITV Competition, 250 Bishopsgate, London, EC2M 4AA.
More details can be accessed here