The biggest categories remain in place, including the hugely renowned Strat award, but some have been trimmed, others merged. The overarching idea behind the streamlining is to increase the prestige attached to winning an award - and get away from any sort of 'school sports day' approach.
It will also make for a shorter, snappier ceremony and leave more time for networking. Be honest, have you ever been to an awards do where you ...
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