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.
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.
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.
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.
Micro Business of the Year
Sponsored by Worcestershire Business Central
This award is open to businesses who employ 10 staff or less.
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.
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.
Family Business of the Year
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.
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.
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.
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.
Excellence in Professional Services
Sponsored by Worcestershire County Council
Recognising excellence within a professional services company, business or organisation.
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.
Email ‘Sign me up’ to firstname.lastname@example.org to receive Award updates.
A flavour of our awards
We offer discounted events to our members
Become a member today
starting from £20 / month
Or Contact our Membership Team
email@example.com 01905 673611