Entries Rolling in for 2017 Lewes District Business Awards

Recognising success, innovation and excellence in the business community, the Awards are free to enter and open to organisations of all sizes and sectors. The Awards create a fantastic opportunity for many different types of company to come together and celebrate the District’s business talent and achievement.

Past winners have included local favourites such as Burleys, Wave Leisure Trust and Cheese Please, as well as established international companies such as Cash Bases and successful organisations like Furniture Now! and National Lifesaving Academy.

This year there are 14 exciting categories to enter, including the highly coveted Company of the Year and Best Independent Retailer. The 2017 Awards also introduce four brand new categories - Culture, Leisure and Tourism, Best Independent Food or Drink Producer, The Professional Services Award and The Creative Industries Award.

Leader of Lewes District Council, Councillor Andy Smith, said: “Over the past three years, the Lewes District Business Awards has proven to be a great platform for businesses in the District to network, promote their businesses and, most of all, to be recognised for their achievements.

“We would like to urge all businesses across the District to put themselves forward, no matter how small or large, as we believe every business should shout about its successes.”
This year’s sponsors include: Basepoint, Cheesmur Building Contractors, Knill James, LEAP, Lewes District Council, Lewes Town Hall, Brighton & Hove Buses, Richard Soan Roofing Services, Swindells, Veolia, UNIGLOBE, Wave Leisure, Yelo Architects, Platinum Business Magazine, Aces Magazine, and Viva Lewes.  With support from: The Argus, Gemini Print, Peacehaven Chamber of Commerce, Seaford Chamber of Commerce, Lewes Chamber of Commerce, Newhaven Chamber of Commerce and Lewes Town Hall.

Entrants can apply online at www.lewesdistrictbusinessawards.co.uk. Businesses can enter up to three categories and the deadline for submissions is 05 May at 17:00.

The awards ceremony will take place on Thursday 13 July 2017 at the Lewes Town Hall.

Around 200 of the District’s leading businesspeople, sponsors and judges are expected to attend giving guests the perfect opportunity to network with peers, celebrate with colleagues and find out those all-important results!

For more information, contact the organisers on 01273 666200 or lewes@midnight.co.uk.

Story published on 18 April 2017