Search starts for top companies with launch of Peterborough Telegraph Business Awards 2015

Peterborough Telegraph Business Awards 2014 at the Arena.  The winners group EMN-141122-012723009
Peterborough Telegraph Business Awards 2014 at the Arena. The winners group EMN-141122-012723009
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The search has started for the best companies in the Peterborough area with the launch of the Peterborough Telegraph Business Awards 2015.

The region’s premier business awards are a showcase for the success stories in the area’s business community.

The Business Awards never cease to excite us all.

Bill Agnew, judges’ chairman

They celebrate the people and companies that are driving the local economy forward and now is the time to start nominating.

For the winners there will even be a chance to represent the city in regional and national finals.

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.

The closing date for entries is 5pm on July 31 when our judges will begin the task of looking at all of the entries.

The culmination of the awards will be a celebration gala dinner and ceremony at the Peterborough Arena on November 20 and hosted by Melvyn Prior with a celebrity high-profile after-dinner speaker.

Bill Agnew, chairman of the awards’ judges, said: “The Business Awards never cease to excite us all as each year the judges discover more companies exemplifying the entrepreneurial spirit and diverse business activity across Greater Peterborough that underpins the success of our local economy.

You can follow the latest awards news on social media - on Twitter at @ptbizawards or via and click on the Business Awards tab and on Facebook.

It’s easy to take part in business awards

There are 10 categories of awards for companies to select from for this year’s Peterborough Telegraph Business Awards 2015.

They cover a variety of aspects of business life from the best companies by size to the firms with the top customer service and best environmental awareness.

And it has never been easier to enter the awards.

Awards organiser Linda Pritchard said: “The Peterborough Telegraph Business Awards are the premier regional business awards and it is important that as many businesses as possible take part. It is so easy and takes just a short time to complete.”

To take part, download an entry pack from or email

Chose which two categories you wish to contest, then fill out the application form, which includes five questions, and email it back.

The awards main sponsor is Peterborough Regional College and interim principal, Ioan Morgan, said: “The college is proud to sponsor the awards once again as supporting the business community of Peterborough is our main purpose.”