The Audio and Radio Industry Awards

If this is your first time entering, or you are a seasoned pro, we thought we'd put together a few Frequently Asked Questions that we'll add to regularly.

How can I enter?

The ARIAS open for entries on 3 January. Entries must be submitted using our Awards Force website, where you will need to create an account, which is separate to your account on the Radio Academy website.


  • The price is £45+VAT per entry.
  • We offer an Early Bird discount until 9 January 2024.
  • Our partners at Podcasting, Seriously are on hand for advice and support for independent BIPOC, Queer and Trans audio producers in submitting their entry, so do check them out.
  • Suggestions for Radio Times Moment of the Year are free.

Who can enter?

You must be a member of The Radio Academy to enter the ARIAS, and we will contact you if we can't find a record of your membership on our system.

What period do the awards cover?

The qualifying period from which entered material (audio, video & online content) may be drawn is: 1st January 2023 to 31st December 2023. All entries must have been first broadcast or first-published within these dates.

What are the key dates?

ARIAS Nominations open: Wednesday 3rd January 2024 

Early Bird pricing deadline: Tuesday 9th January 2024 

Standard pricing begins: Wednesday 10th January 2024 

Nominations close: Wednesday 7th February 2024 

Nominations announced: Tuesday 26th March 2024 

The ARIAS ceremony: Tuesday 7th May 2024

Any questions?

If you have any questions about The ARIAS, please email