Where am I going?

Kingsmills Hotel, Inverness, Friday 7 February

What time should I arrive?

There is a pre-ball drinks reception, sponsored by Diageo, at 6.45pm. The ball will start at 7.15pm

What should I wear?

The Press Ball is a black-tie event, so formal dress is expected

Should I eat before I come?

Not unless you’re really greedy. The event includes a three-course dinner

Who is likely to win an award?

The Highlands and Islands Media Awards will be presented from 7.30pm. The shortlists are here 

Who sponsors the awards?

More details here

If I don’t get an award, will I be able to win something else?

We are holding an auction, raffle and tombola to raise money for our four chosen charities

Will there be dancing?

A ceilidh will break out after the awards, with our resident band, The Black Isle Peas. Sponsored by Chivas Brothers

When will all this end?

The ball closes at 1am on Saturday 8 February