The event takes place in Burton-upon-Trent and winners will be announced in February 2015. Entries must be in by December 31st 2014. The awards tends to be for established breweries, partly because the entry fee per beer is £192.
Next year will also include the International Cider Awards with 10 cider categories. Here is a link on the IBA website to an article about the expansion of the cider award.