The deadline for the Chamber Business Awards 2019 is fast approaching, and I would like to encourage businesses to enter at least one of the 14 categories available for this year’s celebrations.

The awards, sponsored by FOLK2FOLK, will be our next key event with finalists being invited to attend the exclusive awards ceremony on Thursday, July 4, at Worcester Arena.

The categories for this year’s awards are:

Best Use of Technology, sponsored by TechTeam

Employer of the Year, sponsored by University of Worcester

Excellence in Customer Service, sponsored by Handelsbanken

Excellence in Innovation, sponsored by Malvern Hills Science Park

Exporter of the Year, sponsored by Malvern Panalytical

Health and Wellbeing in the Workplace, sponsored by Proton Partners International

High Growth Business of the Year, sponsored by Hewett Recruitment

Manufacturer of the Year, sponsored by QinetiQ

Micro Business of the Year, sponsored by Worcestershire Business Central

Most Promising New Business, sponsored by mfg Solicitors LLP

Small Business of the Year, sponsored by Orchard Valley Foods

Excellence in Professional Services Award, sponsored by Worcestershire County Council

NEW – E-Commerce Business of the Year, sponsored by Air Products

NEW – Family Business of the Year

All winners of Herefordshire & Worcestershire Chamber of Commerce’s Business Awards are automatically entered into the Business of the Year Award. This illustrious award is sponsored by overall sponsors FOLK2FOLK and will crown the winner of winners for 2019.

Finalists of H&W Chamber of Commerce‘s Business Awards will then be entered into the regional awards held by the British Chambers of Commerce, with the winners then going on to represent the region nationally.

Last year, local Member Phoenix Group were crowned national winners of the Workplace Wellbeing Award – after being recognised for creating an environment for their employees to succeed by demonstrating their commitment to the health and wellbeing of their workforce.

To download an application form, visit All entries must be submitted to before 4.00pm on Friday, March 29.

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