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Chamber Business Awards 2019

This year, the Herefordshire and Worcestershire Chamber of Commerce is proud to be hosting its seventeenth annual Chamber Business Awards.

Businesses across the two counties are invited to showcase their talents and achievements. The Awards offer an excellent opportunity for local businesses to raise their profile, celebrate their successes and boost staff morale.

The closing date for applications is Friday 29 March at 4pm.

Categories for the 2019 Awards:

Business of the Year 2019

Sponsored by Folk2Folk

Will be crowned to the winner of winners!

 

Employer of the Year

Sponsored by University of Worcester

This award rewards organisations that demonstrate excellence in the promotion and implementation of a learning and development culture. In addition, this year we are looking for companies that can also demonstrate commitment to the health and wellbeing of their staff and have clear projects in place supporting their local area.

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Excellence in Customer Service

Sponsored by Handelsbanken

Recognising organisations with a focus on customer service and care, this award has been designed for businesses who can demonstrate excellence and commitment in the ever important area of customer service.

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Excellence in Innovation

Sponsored by Malvern Hills Science Park

Celebrating innovative businesses this award celebrate the products, technologies and processes that lead the way in Innovation.

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High Growth Business of the Year

Sponsored by Hewett Recruitment

This award is open to businesses of all sizes and recognises businesses that have experienced exceptional growth in sales, profit, market share, jobs or international trade. Judges will be looking for an organisation that can demonstrate the highest levels of growth with a strong plan for sustainable financial performance.

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Most Promising New Business

Sponsored by mfg Solicitors LLP

Celebrating new business that has started within the past three years, including innovation, launch and growth.

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Micro Business of the Year

Sponsored by Worcestershire Business Central

This award is open to businesses who employ 10 staff or less.

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Best Use of Technology

Sponsored by TechTeam

This award recognises organisations that have fully exploited the range of technology available to them to grow their business. Entrants for this award must demonstrate how they have used the power of technology to transform their business.

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Health & Wellbeing in the Workplace

Sponsored by Proton Partners International

This award recognises that the health and wellbeing of your employees is embedded in your businesses culture, that the activities that your organisation undertakes to promote and encourage the positive health and wellbeing of your staff, and the impact of this on your employees and the wider business.

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Family Business of the Year

Sponsor TBC

This award is open to businesses of all sizes, operating in any sector, that is family owned and run by two members of the family. Entrants will need to show how they are preparing the next generation of their family to ensure continued family ownership of the business. Judges will be looking for an organisation that can demonstrate how the family businesses nature and values have contributed to success across the business.

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Small Business of the Year

Sponsored by Orchard Valley Foods Limited

This award will go to the company that has achieved consistent growth backed by a strong financial performance, while demonstrating a clear understanding of the markets that it operates in. To enter this award you must employ no more than 75 full time equivalent staff.

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Exporter of the Year

Sponsored by Malvern Panalytical

This award recognises the strength of Britain’s exporters. Entrants for this award must stand out from the crowd on international stage and demonstrate that they have generated significant and/or sustained increases in their export activity.

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Manufacturer of the Year

Sponsored by QinetiQ

Awarded to a business that has excelled in this sector, covering all aspects of the manufacturing process including product design, testing, development, marketing, sales and overall business performance.

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Excellence in Professional Services

Sponsored by Worcestershire County Council

Recognising excellence within a professional services company, business or organisation.

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Ecommerce Business of the Year

Sponsored by Air Products

This award recognises the strength and creativity of Britain’s e-commerce businesses as well as the resilience required for the fast-paced nature of doing business online. The award will go to the business that has delivered an outstanding online customer journey, showing responsiveness to customers’ needs, with the business results and growth to match. Entrants for the award must stand out from the crowd, taking user experience, design, digital marketing and exceptional end to end purchasing experience to the next level.

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The Process

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Email ‘Sign me up’ to awards@hwchamber.co.uk to receive Award updates.

Finalists 2019

Previous winners

A flavour of our awards

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