Frequently Asked Questions

Here are the answers to your most frequently asked questions.


When will the LI Awards 2022 open for entries?

The LI Awards 2022 will open its entries on Friday, 29th April 2022, 10am (BST).


What are the entry fees?

Early bird rates available from 29th April – 1st June 2022
Submission cost: £160+VAT
Or £130+VAT for sole traders, those that work in public sector or 3rd sector (such as voluntary groups, charities, NGOs).

1st June – 15th July 2022
Submission cost: £180+VAT
Or £150 for sole traders, those that work in public sector or 3rd sector (such as voluntary groups, charities, NGOs).


When will the entries close? 

The LI Awards 2022 entries will close on Friday 15th July 2022, 23:59 (BST).


Where can I find entry criteria?

Entry criteria is stated under each individual category page. The further guidelines on the submission are listed under How to Enter tab. You should check relevant category tab – Professional, Open, or Student depending on your submission. It will include your online submission specifications such as information required, document size and format, etc. Under the same tab (How to Enter) you will also find Judging Criteria and General entry conditions which are also part of entry criteria.


How to register and submit the entry?

  • Register an account at: or sign in to an existing account; make a submission payment
  • Start your entry (save it in-progress and come back at any time before the awards submission deadline)
  • Submit your entry to be judged


What is the difference between Open and Professional categories?

Submissions entered for the Open Category awards are open to entries from individuals and organisations globally, regardless of membership of the Landscape Institute.

Except where stated in the specific category details, submissions entered for the Professional Category awards must be the work of an individual chartered, fellow or academic member of the Landscape Institute or an office, department or section headed by a chartered member of the Institute.


I am the LI member, but don’t have a Chartered or Fellow grade, not an Academic or Registered Practice member, which Awards categories are available for submission?

You can enter all Open Categories listed here:


Do I have to be a member to submit for a Student Awards?

You don’t have to be a member of the Landscape Institute to submit any of the student awards, however entrants submitting work to the student categories must have successfully completed a course accredited by the Landscape Institute within the past three years, or currently be enrolled on an undergraduate or post-graduate Landscape Institute accredited course.



Can I get help or advice on my submission?

We are aware that the entry process can be complex and you might need to check some details before submission – the LI Awards team is happy to help. Email:


When and where is the LI Awards ceremony?


The LI Awards ceremony will run in person at:

490 Commercial Road,
London, E1 0HX

Date: Thursday, 24th November 2022.

The LI Awards ceremony will also run live online.

Registration for the LI Awards ceremony will open in May 2022.


When are finalists and winners announced?

Finalists will be announced in September 2022.

Winners will be announced on Thursday, the 24th November 2022 at the LI Awards ceremony.


What publicity we will get if we win the LI Awards?

Landscape Institute Award winners will receive publicity through various industry media publications, we will also publicise all winners on our social media channels. All Award winners and finalists are displayed on landscape institute awards website.