Our Awards

Apprentice of the Year

  An apprentice is defined as a person who is learning a trade from a skilled employer, having agreed to work for a fixed period.   Terms and Conditions You may enter up to 2 awards categories, each entry must be submitted on a separate entry form....

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Bedford Business of the Year

  The winners of the Bedford Business of the Year will be exceptional across all aspects of running a successful SME. Considering the enormous wealth of commercially focused talent across the city, the judges will be expecting a wide range of...

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Best Enterprising Business*

  This award will go to the business that can show outstanding initiative, boldness and imagination, as well as sound management practices. Entrants to this award will be expected to demonstrate sustainable growth combined with a degree of...

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Best New Business*

For businesses established within the last two years (start date after 1st January 2017) demonstrating a high degree of entrepreneurship and vision for the future. Entrants will be asked to explain the background to the business; how the company has...

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Business Innovation*

  Innovation in your business means doing something new, different, smarter or better that will make a positive difference. Innovation therefore ranges from implementing a time-saving office procedure to a brand new product.   Terms and Conditions...

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Business of the Year less than 50 Employees*

  This award will go to the business that can show outstanding initiative, boldness and imagination in the enterprise, as well as sound management practices. Entrants to this award will be expected to demonstrate sustainable growth combined with a...

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Business of the Year more than 50 Employees*

  This award will go to the business that can show outstanding initiative, boldness and imagination in the enterprise, as well as sound management practices. Entrants to this award will be expected to demonstrate sustainable growth combined with a...

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Business Person of the Year*

  This award will go to a business person or entrepreneur who shows outstanding initiative, boldness and imagination in the enterprise, as well as sound management practices. Entrants to this award will be expected to demonstrate sustainable growth...

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Business Woman of the Year*

  This award will be presented to the best female owned business or female who has had a positive impact on a business. They will show how they have exceptional drive to succeed. How have you been integral to making the business or businesses a...

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Community Business of the Year*

  This category celebrates both Community Businesses and Not for Profit Organisations. What these businesses have in common is that their focus is on positively benefitting society. All profit from a community business is reinvested in the local...

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Dunstable Business of the Year

 

  The winners of the Dunstable Business of the Year will be exceptional across all aspects of running a successful SME. Considering the enormous wealth of commercially focused talent across the city, the judges will be expecting a wide range of...

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Family Business of the Year

 

  The winners of Family Business of the Year will be combining their passion in business with their shared family values. Your business may have been passed down to you or you have started a business to pass on to your children in the future. The...

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Leighton Buzzard Business of the Year

 

  The winners of the Leighton Buzzard Business of the Year will be exceptional across all aspects of running a successful SME. Considering the enormous wealth of commercially focused talent across the city, the judges will be expecting a wide range...

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Luton Business of the Year

 

  The winners of the Luton Business of the Year will be exceptional across all aspects of running a successful SME. Considering the enormous wealth of commercially focused talent across the city, the judges will be expecting a wide range of...

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Service Excellence*

  The winner of this award will have the customer at its heart and will deploy and manage resources to most effectively meet the needs of its customer base. In most businesses to ensure the success of a business a customer care policy is paramount....

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The Green Award*

 

  Being “green” in business terms means reducing or removing the harmful impact that products and/or services have on the environment.   Terms and Conditions You may enter up to 2 awards categories, each entry must be submitted on a separate entry...

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Website of the Year*

  Irrespective of your size, your website says it all. It should look great, be really easy to navigate, showcase whatever it is you do but most importantly, it should engage the viewer and keep them on your site for as long as you need them.  ...

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Young Business Person of the Year*

 

  For business people aged 30 or less (by 1st January 2018) who have demonstrated a high degree of entrepreneurship, creativity and vision for the future. The judges will be looking to identify a business that has set and achieved objectives within...

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