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 Jan / Feb 2018

Island Business Jan / Feb 2018

Events

february

20feb(feb 20)2:00 pm(feb 20)2:00 pmGDPR Workshop

21feb(feb 21)11:00 am(feb 21)11:00 amIntroduction to Social Media with Digital Eaze

22feb(feb 22)9:30 am(feb 22)9:30 amFree One-Day Business Start Up Course

march

02mar(mar 2)7:30 am(mar 2)7:30 amNetworking Breakfast - Liz Earle

02mar(mar 2)2:00 pm(mar 2)2:00 pmLeaflet Exchange at IOW Pearl

08mar(mar 8)4:00 pm(mar 8)4:00 pmThe Royal Hotel Mini Afternoon Tea

14mar(mar 14)12:00 pm(mar 14)12:00 pmThe Benefits of Joining the Isle Of Wight Chamber

22mar(mar 22)7:30 am(mar 22)7:30 amFree Employment Law Update for Employers

22mar(mar 22)9:30 am(mar 22)9:30 amFree One-Day Business Start Up Course

22mar(mar 22)5:30 pm(mar 22)5:30 pmEvening @ Strings Bar & Venue

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