West Midlands

2020 AWARDS ENTRIES ARE NOW OPEN

Our West Midlands FSB Celebrating Small Business  Awards have gone from strength to strength since their inception in 2018 and are proving to be a fantastic success, both at regional and national levels.  Our aim now is to continue this success by making our 2020 awards even better!

Whatever your business and whatever sector you operate in, we are sure there will be at least one category for you to enter.  This year, we have introduced the new category of Self-employed/Sole Trader, making it 12 categories to choose from, in recognition of the many business people who prefer to operate solo. 

If shortlisted, you will be invited to attend our regional final in Solihull in March 2020.  If you are a winner there, you could be heading for our glittering national finals in London in the spring.

We are aware that the West Midlands boasts some of the most talented and innovative small, medium and micro-sized businesses in the UK.  Now we are looking to find the ‘best of the best’ and reward the hard work, innovation and sheer determination that characterises the SME community in this fantastic part of the world.

Start that adventure now and get set to turn your great business into an award-winning one by entering our awards today!  And don’t forget, you do not have to be an FSB member to enter AND entering is completely free!

2020 AWARDS OPEN FOR ENTRIES 1 AUGUST 2019
CLOSING DATE 17 JANUARY 2020
TICKET SALES OPENS 29 JANUARY 2020 (closing date for tickets 21 February 2020)
DATE OF FINAL 6 MARCH 2020
TICKET COST FOR ATTENDING AREA FINAL £45 per person (includes 2 course lunch) 

 

 

 


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EVENT INFORMATION

Date: Friday 6 March 2020

Venue address:
Marriott Forest of Arden, Warwickshire, Maxstoke Lane, Meriden, CV7 7HR

Timings:
Registration from 12.00 noon.
Lunch and awards ceremony from
12.30 to 4.00pm and networking
up to 5.00pm

Dress code:
Business Attire

 

Our 2019 West Midlands Winners are:

Start-Up Business of the Year Winner
Lower House Equine Clinic 

Business & Product Innovation Award Winner
Pharma Packaging Systems Ltd

 

Family Business of the Year Winner
Gloverspiece Minifarm Ltd

Community Award - Area Only Winner
Gloverspiece Minifarm Ltd

 

Young Entrepreneur of the Year (aged 30 and under)
InPower Academy CIC

Digital Innovation Award Winner
Purple Frog Systems Ltd

 

Scale-Up Business of the Year Winner
Little Soap Company

Employer of the Year Winner
Pharma Packaging Systems Ltd

 

International Business of the Year Winner
KPM Marine

Ethical-Green Business of the Year Winner
Laundry Efficiency

 

Micro Business of the Year Winner 
Totem Learning