In the busy Christmas period, there is nothing more important than the Christmas shop or business window to attract customers through the door, increase footfall and encourage spend.

The Dorset Echo, Dorchester Chamber for Business, Dorchester BID, Weymouth and Portland Chamber of Commerce and Weymouth Bid have teamed up to award prizes to the best dressed commercial Christmas windows.

There are three categories to enter and there is a £100 prize for the winning window in each category.

Please upload your pictures for the Best Dressed Commercial Christmas Window in the Portland category below

Entry closes on Friday, 15th December

A panel of judges specific to each town’s entries with judge each category independently to determine the winners.

Winners will be announced in the Dorset Echo and online at

Terms and conditions:

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The Dorset Echo maintains the right to exclude any pictures that are considered unsuitable for publication in the competition and will do so without notification.

The Editors decision is final.

The entrants and winners pictures maybe used in future publicity by the Dorset Echo.

All pictures must be received by the closing date of midnight on Friday 15th December 2017.

Pictures uploaded will only be valid for entry from commercial premises not domestic premises.