Our Categories

Each company or individual is eligible to enter up to three categories, and the awards are FREE to enter.

Interested in sponsoring one of our categories, click here.

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Company of the Year

Not directly entered this category is awarded to the “Winner of Winners”.

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The Judges’ Award

This award is not directly entered but chosen by the Judges from all of the finalists. The winner of this category will benefit from the following prize; “A combined marketing campaign within Archant London’s titles and websites to the value of £12,000 – Subject to terms and conditions”

Innovation Award

Sponsored by London Borough of Bexley

Open to any company in any sector which is actively using science and/or technology to test and conceive new ideas/products for future commercial success.

Commercial Business in the Community / Corporate Social Responsibility

Sponsored by Better Extreme

This award is open for any commercial business that contributes to the environment, community and society.

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Young Entrepreneur

This award is open to any Young Entrepreneur under the age of 30 who has shown evidence of exceptional business vision and performance.

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Business Person of the Year

Nominations for this award are welcome for and on behalf of individuals who have made an outstanding contribution to their company’s performance and wider industry sector.

The Customer Service Award

Sponsored by Gallions Reach Shopping Park

This is category is open to any business no matter what sector. You will need to be able to demonstrate your customer service record and you are able to submit a maximum of five testimonials.

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Employer of the Year

Staff are the most important asset of any business. This category will find businesses which demonstrate strong commitment to staff and asses how employees benefit the business.

Large Business of the Year (Turnover £10m +)

Sponsored by Kingston Smith

We are looking for evidence of an outstanding business that has a turnover in excess of £10m whose growth, ambition and quality of management has enabled it to deliver on a compelling business strategy.

Medium Business of the Year (Turnover £2m – £10m)

Sponsored by East End Community Foundation

This award is open to any business that has a turnover of £2m-£10m, whose growth, ambition and quality of management has enabled it to deliver on a compelling business strategy.

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Small Business of the Year (Turnover of up to £2 million)

This award is open to any business that has a turnover of up to £2 Million, whose growth, ambition and quality of management has enabled it to deliver on a compelling business strategy.

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New Business of the Year

This award is open to any company that has started trading after January 1st 2015.