Business awards

Business awards give both small and large businesses alike, the opportunity to recognise their achievements. Small businesses are the bedrock of our economy in Hart, and business awards are a great way of publicly acknowledging those that excel and stand out.

Whether you win or not, business awards provide huge benefits to everyone who enters. Here are five reasons why you should enter an award:

  • Benchmarking
  • Attract Talent
  • Increased Credibility
  • Employee Motivation
  • Free Marketing

Local Awards

Inspire Business Awards 

The Inspire Business Awards celebrate the success of local businesses in north Hampshire, from Andover in the west to Farnborough in the east and everywhere in between. The awards are open to those from across the region, including Basingstoke, Fleet, Aldershot, Odiham and Yateley and will ensure leading local businesses (both large and small) gain the recognition they deserve for themselves and most importantly for the dedication and commitment of their staff.

Please visit the Inspire Business Awards website for more information and to enter!

Hampshire Venus Awards

Venus Awards stands uniquely alone as it delivers a journey for its applicants…starting with the nomination and culminating with the superb and glamorous Awards Ceremony also known as the Working Women’s Oscars.

Please visit Venues 2020 website for more information and to enter!

Hampshire Countryside Awards

The CPRE Hampshire Countryside Awards are designed to celebrate a beautiful and thriving countryside and all those who sustain it for everyone to enjoy. The spirit of this can be found in a diverse range of projects, buildings, businesses, services and social enterprises - from large to grass roots.

Please visit Hampshire Countryside Awards website for more information and to enter!

National Awards

The Lloyds Bank National Business Awards

Any company within the UK, whether public, private or third sector can enter, regardless of size or industry. The Awards have a range of categories suited for any successful organisation to tell their story; from large private and public companies through to thriving entrepreneurial businesses, promising start-ups and established SMEs.

Please visit Lloyds Bank website for more information and to enter! 

Lotus Awards

The Lotus Awards have a unique concept that celebrates great workplaces. They took the Business Awards rule book and ripped it up. The awards have no limit on winners, no sponsors, every award is unique to the winner, as there are no categories. Best of all the Lotus awards are free to enter and if you are not successful you will be given feedback, from their expert judging panel.

Please visit Lotus Awards website for more information and to enter! 

The National Family Business Awards

The National Family Business Awards (previously known as the Red Ribbon Awards),  have quickly become THE family business awards everyone wants to be a part of. The NFBA’s are the UK and Ireland’s only awards dedicated to family businesses. From small local retailers to large manufacturing firms; committed to publicising their achievements and creating opportunities for their businesses to grow. 

Please visit their website for more information and to enter!

Growing Business Awards

The Growing Business Awards were created by Real Business, in partnership with the CBI, back in 1998. The awards are the most established and respected celebration of SME and entrepreneurial success in the UK.

Please visit the Growing Business Awards website for more information and to enter!

Please contact the Economic Development Team if you organise or are aware of any additional business awards both locally and nationally via email economic.development@hart.gov.uk

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