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Businessperson of the Year

Sponsored by

mwb Logo

Recognising an individual who stands out from the crowd, has an entrepreneurial spirit, demonstrates outstanding achievement and inspires others around them.

Eligibility - entry is open to any business with an office based in Surrey.

Business Innovation of the Year

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This Award aims to recognise a business that has made significant strides in their field, be it developing a new product or by introducing a new process or system to an existing business.

Eligibility - entry is open to any business with an office based in Surrey.

Most Sustainable Business

Sponsored by

Heathrow

This award recognises a business that has taken its environmental, social and financial performance to new heights in an effort to achieve a sustainable future. This long-standing award is for the businesses that are scaling up commitments and actions across all areas of corporate sustainability to advance the green economy.

Eligibility - entry is open to any business with an office based in Surrey.

Chamber Member of the Year

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This award recognises a Surrey Chamber of Commerce member who has been actively engaged with the local business community. The business should demonstrate a dedicated commitment to their team and delivering outstanding service and a strong plan for sustainable performance.

Eligibility - entry is open to any Surrey Chamber of Commerce members.

Professional Services Award

Sponsored by

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This Award aims to recognise excellence in regulated sector management under-pinned by a strong financial performance and adherence to a professional code of conduct. This category covers a wide range of professional services including legal, financial, recruitment and consultancies.

Eligibility - entry is open to any business with an office based in Surrey.

Large Business of the Year

Sponsored by

RSM

(turnover over £5million)

This Award aims to recognise a business that has demonstrated outstanding achievements in all aspects of their organisation. The business will illustrate strong growth, innovation and leadership as well as a clear vision.

Eligibility - entry is open to any business with an office based in Surrey and a turnover over £5million.

Medium Business of the Year

Sponsored by

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(turnover between £500,000 and £5million)

This Award aims to recognise a business that has demonstrated outstanding achievements in all aspects of their organisation. The business will illustrate strong growth, innovation and leadership as well as a clear vision.

Eligibility - entry is open to any business with an office based in Surrey and a turnover between £500,000 and £5million.

Employer of the Year

Sponsored by

Surrey Business School

Recognising a business that has created a healthy and supportive work environment with a genuine commitment to the wellbeing of its employees.

Eligibility - entry is open to any business with an office based in Surrey.

Small Business of the Year

(turnover under £500,000)

This Award aims to recognise a business that has demonstrated outstanding achievements in all aspects of their organisation. The business will illustrate strong growth, innovation and leadership as well as a clear vision.

Eligibility - entry is open to any business with an office based in Surrey and a turnover under £500,000.

Business Growth Award

Sponsored by

Poepl Puzzles

This award recognises a business which, through outstanding vision and leadership, has achieved significant and sustained growth. Entries are open to profitable businesses that can demonstrate an increase in employed staff over a two year period. The Judges will want to know how this was achieved, how it is being managed and the strategy which you will use to sustain your success.

Eligibility - entry is open to any business with an office based in Surrey.

Community Hero Award

Recognises an individual or business whose contribution to society makes a substantial difference to the lives of others.

Eligibility - entry is open to any business with an office based in Surrey.

International Business of the Year

This Award is open to any business based in, or conducting the majority of its overseas business from, an operational base in Surrey. The company should demonstrate healthy import/export activity and good trading relationship with any country outside of the UK.

Eligibility - entry is open to any business with an office based in Surrey.

Best Customer Service

This Award aims to recognise a business that exceeds customer expectations in all areas of the business by providing the very highest level of customer service.

Eligibility - entry is open to any business with an office based in Surrey.

Start-up of the Year

Recognising a business with entrepreneurial aptitude, vision, ambition, drive and commercial acumen to build a successful enterprise from start-up.

Eligibility - entry is open to any business with an office based in Surrey. The business must have started to trade no earlier than February 28th 2019 and no later than August 31st 2021. Nominations for this award can be from the entrant themselves or a third party. 

Company of the Year

The winner of this award will be selected from the finalists in all the other categories. This Award will be chosen by the sponsor and recognises a business they feel stands out as an inspiration to other businesses.

Eligibility - this is a closed category.

Young Professional of the Year

Recognising the achievements of a young professional aged between 18-30 who has achieved a level of business success that defies their age. Their story will demonstrate tenacity, determination and will be known by peers/mentors as 'one to watch'.

Eligibility - this category is open to any entrant aged 30 or under before March 31st 2022 and working for a business based in Surrey. Nominations for this award can be from the entrant themselves or a third party.