Business Awards 2018

Cirencester Chamber of Commerce Business Awards, rewarding and celebrating the best the town has to offer. Cirencester has a vibrant and exciting business community, offering an incredibly wide range of products and services to not just the town but the whole country and beyond.

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Entries (deadline March 26th at 4pm)

• Entries are welcome from any business located within the GL7 postcode area, or members of Cirencester Chamber of Commerce
• Entries for Chamber members are free, non-members are charged £10 per entry
• Previous entrants and winners are welcome to enter again
• The information you provide will be treated in confidence and will not be disclosed to the media without your permission
• We reserve the right to remove an award category at any time. If this occurs, you will be notified and any entry fee paid will be refunded

You must

• Ensure your entry is submitted on an official entry form
• Submit your entry (max 500 words) and supporting documents (max 2 x A4 pages) at the same time by email to info@cirencesterchamber.org.uk
• Ensure your entry is received on time – late entries will not be accepted
• Submit your application in Word format or as a scanned pdf by email
• Include everything you want to tell us about you/your business in your entry

You may

• Enter more than 1 category – a new entry form should be completed for each entry
• Supply no more than 2 x A4 sheets of supporting documents with your official entry form e.g. promotional materials, feedback forms, screen prints from satisfaction websites, letters of recommendation

What you might include in your entry

• Business size, launch date, growth and development
• Skills and services offered and activities undertaken
• The individual, key individuals or team(s)
• Goals set and achieved
• Successes and outstanding achievements
• Ability to create, build, grow and nurture relationships
• Approach to Corporate Social Responsibility – your impact on the community – residents, businesses, the environment
• Charitable giving and community engagement
• Training, development, continuous appraisal, support and improvement
• Plans for the future and how objectives will be achieved
• Reviews, comments, testimonials, on-line and other feedback
• Product range, presentation of premises and staff
• Marketing and other initiatives
• Evidence of improved financial performance, increased profitability, turnover or market share
• Hygiene standards and star ratings
• Professional or trade qualifications

Judges

• Are independent and external
• Will not consider external sources of information e.g. web-sites
• Will ignore any part of an entry which exceeds 500 words
• Will ignore any supporting materials which exceed 2 x A4 sheets
• Will make their decision (which is final) by 20/04/2018

Winners

• The finalists  up will be notified by 23/04/2018.
• If you have not heard from us by the above date, regrettably your entry has been unsuccessful, but please try again next year

Award Categories

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Entry Form

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