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Tandridge Business Awards 2024

Entries for the Tandridge Business Awards 2024 are now being accepted. It is the first time ever the district is holding the event, which will celebrate the diverse range of businesses in the area.

Tandridge District Council is behind the event and promises it will be a standout occasion, offering your business a fantastic opportunity to shine, raise your profile and celebrate with Tandridge’s business community.

Entries for a range of categories are now being accepted. Independent judges will evaluate entries with finalists announced on Monday 2 September before the event in October at Lingfield Park.

Tandridge Business Awards 2024 – Categories

Don’t miss out on the opportunity to impress a leading panel of judges, gaining recognition for your achievements and stand out from the competition. The following categories are open to businesses in the district, no matter whether you are an established business or a budding start-up.

You can enter up to three categories:

  • Small Business of the Year (less than 10 employees) – sponsored by Champ Consultants.
  • Business of the Year (more than 10 employees) – sponsored by East Surrey College.
  • Employer of the Year – sponsored by My Club.
  • Rising Star of the Year – sponsored by North Downs Hospital, Caterham.
  • Customer Service Award – sponsored by LoveOxted.
  • Sustainability Award
  • Community Service Provider Award – sponsored by Ann Summers.
  • High Street Business Award
  • Hospitality Award

Find out more about each of the categories and the terms and conditions.

Tandridge Business Awards 2024 – how to enter

The awards are free to enter for all businesses with a trading address in the Tandridge District.

Please submit a new application form for each category you want to enter. You can enter up to three categories.

Enter by 11.59pm on Sunday 4 August via the Application form.

Independent judges will evaluate entries with finalists announced on Monday 2 September.

Preparing your entry

The team behind the Tandridge Business Awards 2024 have provided an Entry Preparation worksheet, to help you prepare your application in advance. This will allow you time to draft a response as well as research and gather evidence so you can quickly and easily complete your online entry form.

Training sessions

You can also join one of our training sessions, online or in person to maximise your chance of success. These are on:

  • Thursday 30 May: 12pm-2pm, online using Microsoft Teams, or come to the Council Offices, Oxted. Please arrive at 11.30am for a 12pm start.  
  • Monday 1 July: 6pm-8pm, online using Microsoft Teams, or come to the Council Offices, Oxted. Please arrive at 5.30pm for a 6pm start.    

The Council Offices are at 8 Station Road East, Oxted RH8 0BT. Book your place by contacting the awards team. 

Tandridge Business Awards 2024 ceremony

Save the date! Winners will be announced at our black tie Tandridge Business Awards ceremony on Thursday 3 October at the Lingfield Park Resort.

All finalists must be able to attend the award ceremony. We are also extending the invitation to businesses in the district.

The ceremony, hosted by Richard Stillgoe includes a three course meal and welcome drink and a fantastic lineup of entertainment.

More details about the ceremony will be shared soon, including how to purchase tickets.

Interested in sponsoring an award category?

If you or your business would like the opportunity to provide sponsorship in return for marketing and PR do get in touch. The details are in this Sponsorship booklet or contact the Tandridge District Council Business Support Team.

Sponsors can still enter the awards, except for the category they are sponsoring. 

Any surplus sponsorship not used to cover the cost of the event will be shared among the Tandridge Chairman’s charities.

Key dates

  • Thursday 30 May: Training session (online / in person).  
  • Monday 1 July: Training session (online / in person).  
  • Sunday 4 August: Entry deadline is at 11.59pm
  • Monday 2 September: Finalists announced.
  • Thursday 3 October: Awards ceremony from 7pm at Lingfield Park Resort

Other Surrey Business Awards

Looking to celebrate your business achievements but not based in Tandridge?

There are a range of other awards events taking place across Surrey this year, including the Surrey Business Awards and SME Surrey Business Awards.