Awards Open in June 2021

Awards Open in June 2021

June 2021 - Awards Open

Awards Open in June 2021

Awards News

By Donna O’Toole

It’s June, summer is on the way and the awards entry season is now in full swing – it’s the perfect time to stop waiting and start winning!

So, here is your selection of awards that are currently open for entries:

AWARDS OPEN NOW

 

The Growing Business Awards

Now in their 23rd year, the Growing Business Awards recognise UK business achievements over the past 12 months by honouring the UK’s most outstanding entrepreneurs and high-growth businesses.

A total of 25 categories are available this year, including ‘B2B Business of the Year‘, ‘Market Disruptor of the Year‘ and five different ‘Growing Business of the Year‘ categories – dependent on your company’s turnover.

Deadline: Friday 25 June 2021

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The UK Business Tech Awards

These highly regarded awards celebrate the finest tech businesses in the UK, and are seeking entries that have demonstrated innovative and exceptional use of technology to transform and grow companies.

Among the 29 categories available are ‘Tech Entrepreneur of the Year‘, ‘FinTech Innovator of the Year‘ and the ‘COVID Continuity Award‘. Three separate ‘Tech Company of the Year‘ awards are up for grabs, reflecting small, medium and large businesses.

Early Bird Deadline: Friday 2 July 2021
Deadline: Friday 9 July 2021

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The Learning Technologies Awards

The sought-after Learning Technologies Awards recognise the commitment, enthusiasm and passion for learning technologies across the world. Finalists are selected by an independent judging panel organised by the eLearning Network.

There are 20 categories available, including ‘Most Innovative New Learning Technologies Product‘, ‘Best Learning Technologies Project – Commercial Sector‘ and ‘The Best Digital Learning Transformation Programme Implemented in Response to COVID-19‘.

Deadline: Friday 30 July 2021

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The HR Excellence Awards

These awards celebrate the outstanding work that HR teams and individuals have done within organisations to make their businesses shine and push the boundaries of people strategy through diversity, inclusion, equality and positivity.

A total of 18 categories are available, including ‘HR Team of the Year‘, ‘Best Learning and Development Strategy‘ and ‘Best Crisis Management Strategy‘ (a new category for 2021 that takes into account the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic).

Deadline: Friday 13 August 2021

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The International Customer Experience Awards

Connecting participants, partners and judges from around the globe, Awards International’s awards events give them the chance to compete for the highest accolades in the world of customer experience.

Amongst the 15 categories offered in 2021 are ‘Customer Experience in the Crisis‘, ‘CX Team of the Year‘ and ‘Best Digital Customer Experience‘.

Early Bird Deadline: Friday 16 July 2021
Deadline: Friday 13 August 2021

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The SME National Business Awards

These awards raise the profile of industrious, hardworking and enterprising SMEs nationally, and provide a veritable endorsement of success in business which offers exceptional marketing and PR opportunities.

A total of 21 categories are available, including ‘Best New Business‘, ‘Community Business of the Year‘ and ‘Young Business Person of the Year‘.

Deadline: Wednesday 25 August 2021

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REVEALED: The Queen’s Awards for Enterprise Winners 2021

REVEALED: The Queen’s Awards for Enterprise Winners 2021

REVEALED: The Queen’s Awards for Enterprise Winners 2021

The Queen’s Awards for Enterprise

By Donna O’Toole

The 2021 Queen’s Awards for Enterprise winners have been announced!

On the occasion of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth’s 95th Birthday, 205 outstanding UK businesses have been given the royal stamp of approval and awarded the most prestigious business award in the world. Five of these companies were successful in scooping awards in two separate categories – a hugely impressive feat.

Many congratulations to all the winners across the four categories:

  • 122 International Trade winners
  • 48 Innovation winners
  • 18 Promoting Opportunity (through social mobility) winners
  • 17 Sustainable Development winners

This year’s winners include London-based organisation Luminary Bakery. Established in 2014, this baking business and café helps women in deprived areas of the capital through issues such as long-term unemployment and domestic abuse by offering a safe, professional environment where they can use baking as a tool to gain skills and recover their independence.

The Queen’s Awards are designed to recognise only the most exceptional businesses in the UK. Each and every winner will have met the robust criteria and proved their worth. This is a remarkable achievement at any time – but especially in these challenging times – and it is fantastic to be able to celebrate British business strength and resilience.

Winners are permitted to fly The Queen’s Awards flag at their main office and use the emblem on their marketing materials. They are also given a Grant of Appointment (an official certificate) and a commemorative crystal trophy. Awards are valid for a five-year period.

REGIONAL WINNERS

Winners represent every region of the UK and the numbers are relative to the entrants. Every year there are calls for more businesses outside of London and the South East to enter. Where would you fit into this list?

  • 38 winners from London
  • 26 winners from East Anglia
  • 22 winners from the South East
  • 19 winners from the South West
  • 17 winners from the West Midlands
  • 17 winners from the North West
  • 16 winners from Yorkshire & Humber
  • 15 winners from the East Midlands
  • 13 winners from Scotland
  • 11 winners from the North East
  • 6 winners from Wales
  • 5 winners from Northern Ireland

You can find a full list of winners here.

CLIENT SUCCESS

Over recent years, we have supported a number of clients to win a Queen’s Award – as shown amongst our case studies.

COULD YOU WIN A QUEEN’S AWARD IN 2022?

Don’t let the pandemic stop you from entering the Queen’s Awards this year. To confirm your achievements, the awards look BACK at past performance – it is important to remember this at all times.

So, if you have been growing year-on-year and business has been going well, this could be your time to gain a valuable award to support your business to grow in 2021.

If you want to find out how your business can join the elite list of winners, contact us now.

The 2022 entry programme will open on Saturday 1st May 2021 and deadline in September 2021.

FREE QUEEN’S AWARDS STRATEGY SESSION

We have organised a FREE awards strategy session dedicated to the Queen’s Awards for Enterprise, so that you receive plenty of useful and insightful pointers about what it takes to land the world’s most prestigious business award.

Places are limited, so it’s best to sign up now to avoid disappointment.

This exclusive session will take place on Friday 11th June at 11.00am.

Click here to secure your place.

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Awards Open in March 2021

Awards Open in March 2021

March 2021 - Awards Open

Awards Open in March 2021

Awards News

By Donna O’Toole

Hello, and welcome to your monthly round-up of awards!

Every month, we like to find some of the biggest industry awards that you can enter right now and share them with you.

So, here is your selection of awards open in March:

AWARDS OPEN NOW

 

Stevies International Business Awards

Stevies International Business Awards

The ‘International Stevies’ include numerous categories in departments ranging from Human Resources and Customer Service to IT and Management.

Over 20 new categories have been added this year to recognise the fantastic responses of people and businesses to the pandemic – these include ‘Most Valuable Corporate Response‘ and ‘Most Valuable Product‘.

Earlybird Deadline: 13 April 2021
Deadline: 12 May 2021

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Global Search Awards 2021

Global Search Awards

These awards recognise outstanding impact in PPC, SEO and Content Marketing. Businesses demonstrating innovation and cutting-edge software should be particularly keen to enter.

More than 40 categories are available this year, including ‘Best Use of Data‘ and ‘Best Global Small SEO Agency‘.

Earlybird Deadline: 30 April 2021
Deadline: 14 May 2021

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UK National Contact Centre Awards 2021

UK National Contact Centre Awards

These longstanding awards – now in their 26th year – celebrate the inspirational individuals and teams who have achieved exceptional success in their contact centre operation.

The 24 categories include ‘Complaints Manager of the Year‘, ‘Digital Team of the Year’ and ‘Contact Centre of the Year‘.

Deadline: 31 March 2021

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Institute of Customer Service Awards 2021

Institute of Customer Service Awards

Individuals and organisations that have implemented successful customer service strategies are recognised in the UK Customer Satisfaction Awards.

Amongst the 16 categories offered in 2021 are ‘Best Customer Experience‘, ‘Best Use of Customer Insight‘ and ‘Customer Feedback Strategy‘.

Deadline: 21 May 2021

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Performance Marketing Awards 2021

Performance Marketing Awards

The industry’s most innovative and groundbreaking campaigns are showcased at these awards, which include 33 categories this year.

Seven new categories feature in 2021, with the likes of ‘Best Use of Performance During COVID-19‘, ‘Best Affiliate Partnership‘ and ‘Best Industry Initiative‘ all up for grabs.

Earlybird Deadline: 18 March 2021
Deadline: 13 April 2021

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Marketing Week Masters 2021

Marketing Week Masters

More than 30 categories cover specific Sectors (e.g. Automotive, Financial Services) and Channels (e.g. ‘Best Use of Segmentation‘, ‘Data-Driven Marketing‘) in addition to Special Masters such as ‘Marketing Team of the Year‘.

Show off your marketing prowess and highlight how you have used different tactics, skills and channels to achieve the best possible outcome.

Deadline: 30 April 2021

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The UK Business Awards 2021 are now open

The UK Business Awards 2021 are now open

The UK Business Awards 2021 are now open

Awards News

By Donna O’Toole

The 2021 UK Business Awards will recognise the organisations, teams and individuals that are shaping the future of British business and enterprise.

Now is your chance to get involved and showcase the excellent work that your company or organisation has achieved.

With 26 categories ranging from ‘Best New Business‘ and ‘Best Marketing or PR Agency‘, to ‘Best Customer Experience‘ and ‘Best Sustainability Initiative‘, there are categories to suit all.

This year, there is a focus on how businesses have coped with the pandemic and the Brexit transition period. If you have overcome these challenges with great success and innovation, you might be interested in categories such as ‘Best Business Response to the Crisis’ or ‘Best Brexit Business Response’.

Also new for 2021, you only need to submit a written entry, which will make up 100% of your score. In past years, finalists have had to present live to the judges, so if presenting live isn’t your strong suit, then this year could be the time for you to enter!

UK BUSINESS AWARDS 2021 CATEGORIES

Read the full list of categories here:

Discipline Specific Categories

  • Business Transformation
  • Product Development
  • Best Place to Work
  • Health and Wellbeing
  • Best Brexit Business Response
  • Best Customer Experience
  • Maggie Colman Customer Service Award
  • Best New Business
  • Best Business Response to the Crisis
  • Diversity and Inclusion Program
  • Best Sustainability Initiative
  • Best Website or App
  • Best Online Business
  • Best Online Event

Industry Heroes Categories

  • Computer Software and Information Technology Services
  • Home Delivery
  • Logistics and Supply Chain
  • Best Marketing or PR Agency
  • E-Learning
  • E-Commerce
  • Financial Services, Banking and Insurance
  • Healthcare Services
  • Outsourcing

Business Heroes in a Crisis Categories

  • Team of the Year
  • Leader of the Year
  • Heroes in a Pandemic

IMPORTANT DATES FOR YOUR DIARY

Entries Open: NOW
Super Early Bird Deadline: Saturday 26th March
Early Bird Deadline: Saturday 7th May
Final Entry Deadline: Saturday 21st May
Awards Finals: Friday 8th July

All micro-businesses and start-ups less than three years old can enter two categories FREE of charge until the Super Early Bird deadline on 26th March 2021.

Click here for more information on the UK Business Awards, and good luck to all entrants!

NEED SUPPORT WITH YOUR ENTRIES?

If you would like some support with your entries, we are here to help.

We can take care of your entries from start to finish, working with you to choose the best category, put together the best story to score highly with the judges, and to provide expert insights throughout.

Get in touch today to find out how we can support you to win.

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Awards Open in February 2021

Awards Open in February 2021

Awards Open in February 2021

Awards News

By Donna O’Toole

Hello, and welcome to your monthly round-up of awards!

Every month, we like to find some of the biggest industry awards that you can enter right now and share them with you.

So here is your selection of awards open in February;

AWARDS OPEN NOW

The Grocer Gold Awards
One of the blue riband events of the £200bn grocery retail and wholesale sector, hosted and produced by The Grocer. The 2021 programme will shine a light on the extraordinary achievements of companies and individuals since the coronavirus outbreak in January 2020 across 35 categories, including nine new categories.
Deadline: 8 March 2021

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The National Technology Awards
One of the biggest celebrations of technology, organised by National Technology News. There are 33 categories available, including Start-up Tech Company of the Year, Tech Growth Business of the Year, Tech for Good Award and Consumer Product of the Year to name a few. Plus, they have introduced a new category for 2021: Data-driven Product of the Year.
Deadline: 12 March 2021

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The British Data Awards
Recognise and celebrate the data success stories of start-ups to global giants, and everything in between, with categories including Innovation of the Year, Data for Good Initiative of the Year, Marketing Campaign of the Year and Data Leader of the Year – to name a few.
Deadline: 19 March 2021

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The CIPD People Management Awards
Recognising and rewarding the outstanding people and initiatives that are transforming businesses. There are 21 categories available, including four new ones: Best Flexible Working Initiative, Best Organisational Development Initiative, Best Community Initiative and Best People Analytics Initiative.
Early-bird Deadline: 25 March 2021
Final Deadline: 29 April 2021

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The Global Good Awards
Celebrating the organisations that are making strides towards a better world for people, the planet and the global economy and creating change across all aspects of purpose-driven sustainability and social impact. They have 18 categories available, including two new categories; Waste Reduction & Minimalisation Award and COVID Crisis Champions Award.
Early-bird deadline: 26 March 2021
Final Deadline: 23 April 2021

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