The Peterborough Telegraph Business Awards 2014, the region’s premier business awards, are a showcase for the success stories in the area’s business community.
The awards celebrate the people and companies that are driving the local economy forward and now is the time to start nominating.
But you’ve got to be in it to win it and we want you to tell us about your business success stories.
And you don’t have to enter your own business, you might know of a local success story or have a supplier you think deserves recognition.
Entering is easy, you can phone or email our awards co-ordinator Linda Pritchard on 01476 562291 or at firstname.lastname@example.org – you can also enter online via our website - peterboroughtoday.co.uk/businessawards.
The closing date for entries in this year’s awards is 5pm on Thursday, 31 July, when our judges will begin the task of looking at all of the entries.
The culmination of the 2014 Business Awards will be a celebration gala dinner and ceremony at the Peterborough Arena on Friday, 21 November, 2014.
This year’s special guest and host will be the Very Rev Charles Taylor, Dean of Peterborough and the charity benefiting from the awards will be the cathedral’s 900 Appeal.
The Rt Rev Taylor will be the host of what promises to be a truly memorable nightwith more than 300 people at the glittering ceremony at the Peterborough Arena.
Our hugely respected judging panel will shortlist successful businesses for a judges’ interview in September.
After all interviews have taken place, the judging panel will reconvene and decide upon three finalists per category who will be invited to the award ceremony and dinner on 21 November where the winners will be revealed!
- Young Entrepreneur
- Smaller Business of the Year (<£3m)
- Larger Business of the Year (£3m+)
- Employer of the Year/People Development
- Customer Service
- Exporter of the Year
- Environmental Achievement
- Social Enterprise of the Year
- Corporate Social Responsibility Award
- Business Person of the Year (voted for by the judges)
- Judges Award
- People’s Choice, our readers will be voting in this category for the business they believe deserves recognition
So get voting - at peterboroughtoday.co.uk/businessawards
Our judging panel comprises:
Chair of judges Bill Agnew of BA Consulting; Chris Collier -Rawlinsons; Colleen Gos-tick -Buckles Solicitors LLP; Anne Corder - Anne Corder Recruitment Ltd; Tony Barker -BarkerStoreyMatthews; Iain Crighton - Chairman Peterborough Chamber of Commerce; Peter Jackson-Former chairman of Kingfisher and former chief executive of Associated British Foods and Rachel Huxley - Chief Executive Peterborough Environment City Trust.
So give us a call, or alternatively visit our website www.peterboroughtoday.co.uk/businessawards, to get your nominations in and give your company the recognition it deserves.