2016 Derbyshire Times' Business Awards launch

The Derbyshire Times has launched its 2016 Business Awards.

Sunday, 3rd July 2016, 11:34 am
Updated Thursday, 25th August 2016, 5:06 pm
James Pogson, of Northern Tea Merchants, which won Business of the Year award last year.

The prestigious event – which aims to recognise and celebrate the very best in local business and commerce – will take place on Thursday, November 10. It will be hosted by presenter Sam Ogrizovic.

To access an entry form, visit HERE

Here is a list of categories and sponsors:

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• Business Person of the Year – sponsored by Learning Unlimited

• Innovation Award – sponsored by BHP Chartered Accountants

• People Development Award – sponsored by Vision West Notts College

• CSR and Environment Award

• Customer Service Award – sponsored by Franke Sissons

• Apprentice of the Year

• Retailer of the Year – sponsored by Banner Jones

• Export Award

• Small Business of the Year – sponsored by Mitchells Chartered Accountants

• New Business of the Year – sponsored by University of Derby

• Excellence in Manufacturing Award – sponsored by Shorts Chartered Accountants

• Inclusion Award

• Hospitality, Leisure and Tourism Award

• Lifetime Achievement Award – sponsored by Mark Leeson

• 2016 Business of the Year

The ticket sponsor is E Business Works and the awards application sponsor is Pure Awards Creative.

Derbyshire Times’ acting editor Ashley Booker said: “Our Business Awards are one of Chesterfield’s highest profile events.

“Winning one of our awards will say a lot about the quality of your organisation and the strength of your team.

“Our awards attract a wide range of entries from across all sectors from both small and larger organisations. But the winners all have one thing in common – they are truly excellent at what they do and have proved this by winning an award.”