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Chamber Business Award - Celebrating Enterprise 2012
Recognised as Mid & East Lothian's premier business awards, Chamber Business Awards showcase organisations that have achieved Business Excellence across all the categories in our framework. These awards are a testament to the talent, drive, achievement and success of local Mid and East Lothian businesses and we welcome this opportunity to reward the enthusiasm and hard work of our businesses and their employees.
Who can enter?
ALL businesses located in the Midlothian and East Lothian are eligible. Individuals or organisations may nominate themselves or others in any of the six categories.
Winning a business award can help your business gain media profile, prestige, attract new customers and can also boost the morale and motivation of your staff. The Business Awards recognise and celebrate companies with a real commitment to excellence so being named winner is a public recognition of your success.
Who should enter?
These awards are intended to recognise locally trading businesses that have demonstrated a continued passion for excellence. If you feel your business has made considerable achievements in the last year and is an effective, well-functioning business, tell us about it!
High Growth Award
This is awarded to a company that can show a steady growth over a number of year with particular reference to turn over and number of employees.
Business Start-Up Award
Open to all companies which have been trading for less than 2 years at time of application. Entrants must be able to show how their business has progressed in line with their business plan.
Green Business Award
This is awarded to a business that is benefitting from good environmental practice and use environmental management to keep competitive and innovative.
Best Employer of Students & Graduates
Open to companies which have grown considerably and successfully through its policy of recruiting graduates.
Family Business Award
This new category is for established family businesses across all industry sectors that can demonstrate sustained success across a broad range of measures.
This is awarded to a business person who has made a significant personal contribution to community through sponsorship and charitable works.
This year's Enterprise Exhibition and Awards Ceremony will be held on Wednesday 24th October at Queen Margaret University.Closing date for nominations is 27th September 2012.