IW CHAMBER BUSINESS AWARDS FOR EXCELLENCE 2017

 

The categories are:

START UP BUSINESS OF THE YEAR AWARD         

Sponsored by Glanvilles Damant Legal Services     

 
This award recognises a new business which has shown extensive growth and entrepreneurship over the first two to three years of its existence. In your entry you’ll provide evidence of how your business has grown and what you think has made your business a success.
SMALL BUSINESS AWARD    

Sponsored by Liz Earle Beauty Co.           

 
This award recognises a small business (employing up to 25 staff) which has shown enterprise and continued, sustainable growth. You’ll provide evidence of recent growth and set out future plans for your business.
THE MORRIS BARTON APPRENTICESHIP BUSINESS OF THE YEAR AWARD

Sponsored by Christopher Scott

This award recognises a business of any size that has committed to supporting the next generation of employees. We’re looking for evidence of businesses that have invested in apprentices and can show how apprentices have made a real contribution to their team.
BUSINESS IN THE COMMUNITY AWARD

Sponsored by Wightlink Limited               

 
This award recognises a business of any size and sector that has contributed most to the Island’s wider community. We’re looking for evidence of support, partnerships or social investment in community projects in the last 12 months.
EXCELLENCE IN CUSTOMER SERVICE AWARD       

Sponsored by PC Consultants

 
To be awarded to a business of any size and sector that can demonstrate exceptional standards of customer service, experience and engagement. We’re looking for evidence of great customer service and a strong ethos.
GREEN BUSINESS OF THE YEAR AWARD             

Sponsored by Gurit UK

 
This award recognises a business that has shown outstanding commitment to operating in a sustainable way. We’re looking for evidence of how your business is protecting and supporting the environment as part of your operations.
BUSINESS INNOVATION OF THE YEAR AWARD

Sponsored by Lifeline Alarm Systems

This award will be presented to a business of any sector that can demonstrate how using new and developing technology has transformed the way that they operate, promoting efficiency and increasing profit.
GROWTH BUSINESS OF THE YEAR AWARD

Sponsored by Steve Porter Transport

 
This award is open to businesses of all sizes and recognises exceptional recent growth. We’re looking for evidence of major success in any field, including sales, profit, market share, employment or international trade.
TOURISM BUSINESS OF THE YEAR AWARD   

Sponsored by Red Funnel

 
This award recognises the success of any business or organisation in the tourism sector, including attractions and accommodation. We are looking for evidence of businesses that are developing and enhancing the tourism and visitor experience on the Island.
MANUFACTURING & TECHNOLOGY OF THE YEAR AWARD

Sponsored by IFPL

 
This award will be presented to a business that can demonstrate innovation and excellence in the production and distribution of manufactured products, making the best use of new and developing technology.
MARKETING & DESIGN BUSINESS OF THE YEAR AWARD 

Sponsored by Crossprint Media

 
This award recognises excellence and innovation in marketing and design, creating and strengthening brands which connect with audiences, leading to business growth and expansion.
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS OF THE YEAR AWARD

Sponsored by Moore Stephens (South) LLP

 
This award recognises the international importance of Isle of Wight exporters and will be presented to an organisation that can show growth and development in international markets.

The following awards will be made by the Chamber and Judging Panel:

MEMBER OF THE YEAR AWARD
To be presented to a Chamber member that has provided exceptional support to the Chamber of Commerce throughout the year, assisting and supporting economic growth.
PRESIDENT’S CUP
To be presented to an individual that has contributed significantly to promoting economic growth and the Isle of Wight.
BUSINESS OF THE YEAR AWARD
To be presented to a business selected from this year’s entrants and winners which will be named as overall winner.

Island Business May 2018

Island Business May 2018

Events

may

24may9:30 am4:00 pmFree One-Day Business Start Up Course

24may9:30 am4:00 pm50 Plus Start Me Up - Free One-Day Business Start Up Course

june

01jun7:30 am9:00 amNetworking Breakfast - The Sugar Store Events Centre

07jun12:00 pm1:30 pmThe Benefits of Joining the Isle Of Wight Chamber

07jun5:15 pm8:00 pmVIP Evening at Speedway with The Wightlink Warriors

27jun10:00 am1:00 pmSocial Media Course with Chris Court

28jun9:30 am4:00 pm50 Plus Start Me Up - Free One-Day Business Start Up Course

28jun9:30 am4:00 pmFree One-Day Business Start Up Course

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