Today is your last chance to get involved in this year's Business Excellence Awards


22-01-2018

Nominations close at midnight tonight for this year's Cambridge News Business Excellence Awards.

Today really is your last chance to enter the 2018 Business Excellence Awards. The nominations period for the awards closes at midnight, and with entries flooding in there are only a few hours left to give your company a chance of winning one of the region’s most prestigious business prizes.

With categories for businesses large and small, as well as the individuals who make the business scene in Cambridgeshire one of the most vibrant in the country, there is an opportunity for everyone to get involved.

The winners will be revealed at a gala awards dinner held in the Great Hall at King’s College on March 22. To make a nomination, visit www.cambridge-news.co.uk/business/business-awards

Here are the categories:

BARCLAYS AWARD FOR LARGE BUSINESS OF THE YEAR

For businesses that are achieving sustainable growth in turnover of £26m and over, with profit, and can demonstrate their increased market strength. They may be achieving this through adaptability, quality of management, or diversification into new markets.

HEWITSONS AWARD FOR BUSINESS INNOVATION

Which company’s initiative in terms of innovation research and development has most impressed you during 2017?

CAMBRIDGE JUDGE HIGH GROWTH AWARD

For businesses that are achieving sustainable growth in turnover of £5m-£25m with profit, and can demonstrate their increased market strength. They may be achieving this through adaptability, quality of management, or diversification into new markets.

SMALL BUSINESS OF THE YEAR

For businesses that are achieving sustainable growth in turnover of up to £5m, with profit, and can demonstrate their increased market strength. They may be achieving this through adaptability, quality of management, or diversification into new markets.

PURE AWARD FOR EMPLOYER OF THE YEAR

The best employer category is looking for a locally based organisation that successfully inspires, motivates, develops and rewards its staff, encouraging employees to work together to achieve the organisations objectives within is a positive working environment.

BIOMED REALTY TRUST AWARD FOR BUSINESS PERSON OF THE YEAR

To be decided by a distinguished judging panel.

PRICE BAILEY AWARD FOR BUSINESS OF THE YEAR

This award will be decided by the judges as the “best of the best” from the winners of the awards.

ALLIA AWARD FOR SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP

Which initiative has delivered or will deliver the most impressive impact on society in terms of social, environmental and economic impact? The initiative could be operating at a local, national or international level but must demonstrate significant ability or potential to make a transformational difference.

This initiative could be delivering social impact in terms of:

  • the audience it reaches
  • a ground-breaking innovation
  • demonstrating quality
  • building awareness of an issue that affects society

MEDIMMUNE AWARD FOR OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTION

The winner of this award is decided by a distinguished panel of judges.

CAMBRIDGE BID AWARD FOR INDEPENDENT RETAILER OF THE YEAR

This category is open to all Independent retailers, including jewellers, coffee shops, bars, restaurants and hair and beauty businesses and it will allow this important sector to be showcased and give these successful businesses in the city the chance to win this prestigious award.

 

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