Examiner Business Awards

Award Categories & Sponsors

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Award Categories and Sponsors

    • New Business of the Year

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      If your business began trading after January 1 2015 why not enter this award and receive recognition for your hard work and determination? You may have brought a fantastic new product to market, found a niche area to focus on or overcome all odds to achieve success. Tell us about your business, your market place, your performance and your future plans to win the recognition you deserve.

      Download your ENTRY FORM here

    • SME of the Year

      Whatever your trade, if you employ up to 50 employees and can demonstrate achievements in your marketplace with evidence of an excellent business strategy, good financial performance and your potential for the future, enter this award and highlight your achievements.

      Download your ENTRY FORM here

    • Business of the Year

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      If you are the best large business in Huddersfield, enter this award!  Employing a workforce of more than 50 the business of the year will be able to demonstrate all round business excellence, financial performance, business strategy and future plans.

      Download your ENTRY FORM here

    • Community Award

      Are you a company with a conscience and a commitment to social responsibility? Do you make a positive impact on your community?  Make sure you receive the recognition you deserve for your commitment to your community and enter this award.

      Download your ENTRY FORM here

    • Employee of the Year

      This award is to celebrate and recognise employees who go above and beyond their day to day role. Do you have an employee that exceeds the normal requirements of their job? We are looking for inspirational, forward thinkers that exceed exceptions and strive to make a difference to the business.

    • Employer of the Year

      We are looking for an employer who can demonstrate excellence in its approach to it’s workforce whether this be training and development opportunities or the businesses focus on workplace well being.  The winner will be more than just a good company to work for, their culture will deliver commercial results and they will be an inspiration to other businesses.

      Download your ENTRY FORM here

    • International Business of the Year

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      Has your business generated a substantial and sustained increase in activity outside of the region? The judges will look for evidence of the barriers that you have overcome and the degree to which national and international sales have created jobs and benefited our region’s economy.

      Download your ENTRY FORM here

    • Creative Impact Award


      Have your recent projects made a positive impact on your client’s businesses? This award will recognise creative services businesses from the fields of advertising, design, architecture, film, photography, and digital publishing that can best demonstrate the positive impact of their services and projects to improving their clients’ businesses.

      Download your ENTRY FORM here

    • Innovation and Enterprise Award

      University of Huddersfield

      This award celebrates new ideas, processes, products, services, technologies and applications that have had an impact on an organisations success.  Judges will be looking for originality of the innovation, its impact, practicality of its application and the measurable benefits to the business.

      Download your ENTRY FORM here

    • Young Entrepreneur of the Year

      Kirklees College

      This will be awarded to a young business person aged 30 or under and will celebrate young business leaders who are building successful and growing businesses, and are able to demonstrate excellent achievements.

      Download your ENTRY FORM here

    • Business Person of the Year

      The Business Person of the year is a judges’ choice award and not open for entry. The winner selected by the judges will be an individual who stands out from the crowd, has an entrepreneurial spirit, demonstrates outstanding achievement and inspires others around them.  The winner of this award will have been instrumental to the success of their business, growing the reputation of both their business and the region

      The winner of this award has been chosen by the judges and will be revealed on the night of the awards.