New Enterprise of the Year

This award is open to any business (excluding not-for-profit organisations) that has been trading for less than 3 years.

Entrants will be asked to explain the background to the business idea and the original vision of success. Submissions must demonstrate the journey the business has taken to meet or exceeded commercial expectations and explain how it has overcome the challenges of operating as a new business. Submissions must also describe the future growth aspirations of the company and the next steps to be taken in achieving them. Entries should illustrate:

  • A clear start-up business strategy
  • Strong commercial performance
  • How you addressed a need in the market
  • How you are adding value to the customer
  • Local employment opportunities you have created
  • How you have embraced new technology and innovation
  • Your environmental and community credentials
  • You future vision for the business

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