Categories for awards

Do you know a business, a young entrepreneur or a supporter of businesses who you feel deserves to be recognised - or are you one of the above?


Entrepreneur of the Year Award

Seeing opportunities and taking calculated risks, innovative, creative and self-motivated.

International Student in Business Award

Flexible, with an ability to manage and adapt to change, positive approach with ability to take ownership.

Best New Business Award (set-up and registered after 1st January 2014)

Getting noticed and setting the the standard - what makes the business the best?

Supporting New Businesses to Succeed

Any organisation that can demonstrate how their products or services assist new businesses to succeed by offering achievable and realistic solutions, together with an understanding of what business needs.

Best Business Development Programme

Support interventions to develop businesses, not just the business, but business owners, by offering personal and professional development that makes a difference.

Best Social Enterprise Business

Social Enterprises; including Charities, CICs and Local Authorities who have made their mark and exceeded expectations over the last 12 months.

Best Contribution to Supporting New Businesses

Banks, Financial Service providers, Marketing, Accountancy, Legal, Educational - businesses and organisations that recognise the needs of business to drive success.

Best Business Mentor Award

An individual who goes that extra mile, dedicated and passionate about helping and supporting others.

Apprentice of the Year

Taking ownership for personal development and being recognised for the contribution to the organisation.

Innovation Award

Something new, different; a service or product that stands out.

Lifetime Achievement Award

An individual recognised for a significant contribution to either the City or a sector within over the whole of a career.


If you have a question about any of our award categories please feel free to get in touch.