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The Business Leader Awards are free to enter and you can enter any number of awards. Entry is open to organisations where the principle activity or head office is based in the South West. Please refer to the Award Entry Guidelines within each category.

If you have any questions regarding awards entry, don’t hesitate to contact us.

Business in the community

Sponsored by Bristol Audi in demand

Green business of the year

Sponsored by HSBC

Innovation and technology award

Sponsored by BDO

Customer Excellence Award

Sponsored by Thomas Westcott Chartered Accountants

Export & International Award

Sponsored by Bristol Airport

Employer of the year

Sponsored by Quantum Advisory

Rising Star Award

Sponsored by Sounds Commercial

Entrepreneur of the Year

Sponsored by VWV

Start-Up Business Award

Sponsored by UWE Bristol

Manufacturing business of the year

Sponsored by Womble Bond Dickinson

Family Business Award

Sponsored by Albert Goodman

Corporate Deal of the Year

Available to sponsor

Business of the Year | 1 to 10 Employees

Sponsored by Castle Business Finance

Business of the Year | 11 to 50 Employees

Sponsored by Business West

Business of the Year | 51+ Employees

Sponsored by Natwest

Advisory Firm of the Year

Available to sponsor

Business Leader of the year award

Sponsored by BDO

Commercial Property Award

Sponsored by Shawbrook Bank

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