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Nominations open for the Runnymede Business Awards 2024

Businesses in Chertsey, Addlestone, Egham and surrounding areas are being encouraged to submit their entries to the 2024 Runnymede Business Awards.

Organised by Business Runnymede and Runnymede District Council, the annual awards have nine categories for companies and individuals to enter.

It is free, quick, and easy to apply, with the deadline for applications Wednesday 24 April 2024.

Shortlisted businesses will be invited to a gala lunchtime awards ceremony in the Founders Dining Hall at Royal Holoway University of London on Friday 21 June. 

A spokesman for Business Runnymede said: “Winning an award is a fantastic way to raise the profile of your business and to build contacts with other leading businesses in the area.  

“All you have to do to enter is choose an award category, read the relevant judging criteria, and write no more than 500 words on why your business deserves to win the award.” 

The nine categories are: 

  • Growth Award
  • Sustainability Award
  • Entrepreneur and Innovator Award
  • Community Hero Award
  • Best New Business
  • Best Town Centre Business
  • Best Neighbourhood Business
  • Employer of the Year
  • Outstanding Contribution (Individual or Team)

Businesses can enter more than one award category, but they must submit an application for each award category you enter.  

The overall winner will be awarded Business of the Year.

The headline sponsor for the event is Royal Holloway, University of London with additional sponsors including Tesco, Thorpe Park, and Surrey Careers Hub.

Apply and find out more here.  

Runnymede Business Awards