Annual business awards open for entries
9th March 2020
The third Spelthorne Means Business Awards is officially open for entries after a launch party held at The Thameside Brewery on Tuesday 3 March.
Guests at the launch included last year’s winners and this year’s sponsors who joined Spelthorne’s Deputy Mayor Cllr Colin Barnard and Leader Cllr Ian Harvey in declaring the awards open for entries.
Businesses who win awards benefit from a boost to brand awareness, increased credibility in the marketplace, escalating staff morale and a surge in attractiveness to potential employees.
There are 14 categories to choose from and entry is free.
Categories (with sponsors)
Best New Start-up – Federation of Small Businesses
Best Business in Staines BID – Staines-upon-Thames BID
Best Corporate Social Responsibility – Worldwide Energy Logistics
Best Small Business – A2 Dominion
Exporter of the Year – Heathrow Airport Limited
Best Franchise of the Year – McDonalds
Creative/Innovative Business of the Year – Shepperton Studios
Healthy Business Award – Everyone Active
Best Sustainable Business of the Year – Kwasi Kwarteng MP
Best Business in Ashford and Stanwell – The Powerhouse
Best Business in Shepperton and Charlton – Spelthorne Business Forum
Best Business in Staines-upon-Thames and Laleham – Enterprise Holdings
Best Business in Sunbury and Halliford – Hazelwood
Best Business in Spelthorne – Spelthorne Borough Council
Speaking about the awards, Cllr Ian Harvey said: “These awards, now in their third year, were set up to recognise our hard working local companies and showcase our thriving business community. No matter how large or small your business is, it’s a great opportunity for you to celebrate your business and your people. The range and quality of the entries we receive are proof of the entrepreneurial spirt, talent and innovative thinking across a wide range of sectors in Spelthorne. I look forward to seeing this year’s entrants.”
Portfolio holder for Economic Development, Cllr Olivia Rybinski, said: “The Business Awards is an excellent evening where we celebrate local businesses who contribute to our economy. Last year’s winners were very worthy and their win was met with lots of cheers! I urge anyone with a business in Spelthorne to participate in the Awards, as it is a fantastic evening which showcases and acknowledge the businesses within our area. Shopping locally and supporting local businesses is so important.”
Businesses must have a trading address in the Borough. Online entry is live until 31 August 2020 and the black tie gala dinner to announce the winners will take place on 15 October at Kempton Park Racecourse in Sunbury.
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 01784 446200 if you have any questions.
Media Sponsors of the Spelthorne Means Business Awards 2020 are The Surrey Advertiser, Village Matters, The TW Magazines, Surrey Chambers of Commerce and The Internet Business Mentor.
For further details and the entry form visit: