Deadline approaching for nominations for Wakefield Business Awards 2018

20 April 2018

Deadline approaching for nominations for Wakefield Business Awards 2018

Date: 21st June 2018. Venue: Unity Works, Westgate, Wakefield, WF1 1EP. Nominations deadline: 24th April.

It’s that time of year when we put a spotlight on the best businesses in the district. Wakefield Business Awards are back and they’re bigger and better than ever before. And what a place our city is to do business. Wakefield has been ranked as having the tenth-fasting growing city economy in the United Kingdom And figures for the third quarter of 2017 show it is worth a total of £6.5bn. Now in its 8th year, the awards will celebrate the district’s entrepreneurial spirit as well as incorporating new categories combining the success of an even wider range of businesses. From the best in customer service to the most exciting new business, from the most innovative independent business to the most inspiring individual and the best places to eat, the awards highlight them all. We have 13 categories to enter and there is still a chance to sponsor some of these categories.

This year’s categories include:

New Business of the Year

International Business of the Year

Restaurant of the Year Bar of the Year

Customer Service Award Employee of the Year

Award Small to Medium Sized Business of the Year

Entrepreneur of the Year Business of the Year

Business Person of the Year Independent Retailer of the Year

People’s Choice Award Lifetime Achievement Award

This year’s ceremony will take place at Unity Works on Thursday, June 21 and BBC Look North’s Harry Gration will be presenting the awards. Organised by the Wakefield Express, the awards help to raise the profile of businesses in the city, giving them a platform to showcase their work and offer an insight as to why Wakefield’s business community is booming. If you’ve got a trailblazing business, or know of one, you can nominate a person or company, or your own enterprise, by clicking here or you can submit nominations via email but be clear to mark it for Wakefield Business Awards 2018, category and give your reasons why you operation, however big or small deserves to be a winner. Deadline for nominations is April 24th. To sponsor a category contact or call her on 07803506481.

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