Entries are about to open for the Chippenham Business Awards 2019, and the event is expected to be bigger and better than ever before.
Companies can enter the awards, which are in their third year, from Monday, September 24.
The event, to be held on Thursday, February 21 next year, is an opportunity for businesses to showcase what makes them unique, what they are proud of and how far they have come over the last year. It is hosted by Chippenham BID and sponsored by solicitors Awdry Bailey and Douglas.
Kathryn Crosweller, of Chippenham BID, said: “We’re so pleased to be able to bring this event back for the third year. The opportunities it presents local businesses in marketing, networking and accolades are fantastic, with a range of categories to cover a wide variety of industries. Every business is welcome to enter, reflecting the rich tapestry of industry we have in Chippenham.”
New categories for this year include the Green Award for businesses who have a sustainable ethos and who have made improvements to become more environmentally friendly, and the Best Place to Work Award, which recognises a company who creates a positive environment for its employees.
Tom Paget, of Awdry Bailey and Douglas, said: “We are delighted to be returning for the third time as the main sponsors of the Chippenham Business Awards. The awards have grown, and we are looking forward to another evening celebrating with many great businesses and individuals. Chippenham has a huge amount to be proud of and this event is the perfect way to give recognition to those whose hard work and determination help make Chippenham the thriving town that it is.”
Entries can be made from Monday, September 24 via www.chippenhambusinessawards.co.uk. All businesses within a five-mile radius of SN15 3HU are eligible to enter, and businesses can enter multiple categories. There is no fee for entering, and entries are encouraged from businesses of all sizes and in all industries.
The categories are:
The evening event at the Neeld Community and Arts Centre will start with a drinks reception sponsored by Berkley Square Private Clients, followed by a three-course dinner and then the awards ceremony. For ticket information, visit www.chippenhambusinessawards.co.uk.
Pictured above: Chippenham Business Awards winners 2018