Final call for Business and Community Awards nominations

South West Expo has reminded Swindon and Wiltshire businesses that they have until 31 December to put themselves forward for the inaugural South West Business and Community Awards.

The awards will be presented at a ceremony in Swindon on Thursday 18 January at The Double Tree Hilton.

A spokesperson for South West Expo explained: “We are asking our friends if they have any clients, friends or colleagues that they would like to nominate before nominations close on the 31 December.”

The categories are:

• Business of the Year
• Charity of the Year
• SME of the Year
• New Start-up of the Year
• Apprentice of the Year
• Female Entrepreneur of the Year
• Male Entrepreneur of the Year
• Young Entrepreneur of the Year
• Lifetime of Achievement Award
• Leisure & Tourism Award
• Contribution to the Community
• Networker of the Year
• Achievement in the Community
• Courage Award

Alec Jones Hall, director of Great British Expos said: “South West Business Awards are in true recognition of excellence and achievement. When you work and contribute to business or charity we believe you should be applauded and recognised. Hard work takes commitment and the candidates nominated and awarded have done just that. They have worked hard to achieve their best.”

He added, “Great British Expos wants businesses in the South West to help in identifying those businesses, charities, and individuals within their business or the region that have made an exceptional contribution over the past 12 months and could potentially be nominated for these awards. You are the ones on the ground and see the achievement as it is happening.”

South West Expo is accepting nominations from across the South West. It is free to nominate via the following link: www.southwestbusinessawards.co.uk/nominate/

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