The East Midlands Chamber’s 2016 Business Awards are open for entry. They aim to recognise, reward and celebrate business excellence across Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire and Leicestershire.

These prestigious awards are open to all Chamber members based in the three counties and give the winners and finalists a true hallmark of genuine quality.Business Awards

They are the only awards in the region that are delivered purely by business, for business.

Brought to you by the UK’s second-largest Chamber of Commerce, you can enter your business into as many categories as you like and be secure in the knowledge that this annual competition is not only recognised, celebrated and respected by the local and regional business community but also provides selected category winners with the opportunity to progress into the British Chambers of Commerce’s national business awards.

These are the awards you want to enter.

2016 Awards Categories

The awards categories have been refreshed for 2016 to give you and your business even more chance of winning. This year, there will be 11 individual awards categories, split into three main themes, with the coveted overall Business of the Year award winner being chosen from the winners of the individual categories, which are…

Business Improvement

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★ Employer of the Year

Business Engagement

★ The Skills and Employability Award

★ The Social Impact Award

★ Apprentice of the Year

Business Performance

★ Excellence in International Trade

★ Outstanding Growth Performance Award

★ Small Business of the Year

★ Excellence in Customer Service

★ Entrepeneur of the Year

★ Manufacturer of the Year

For more information about the categories, click here .

Enter Now…

From raising your profile to boosting staff morale and from showcasing your successes to simply being heralded as the best in your county or sector, there are many reasons why you may benefit from entering the Chamber Business Awards this year. Here are our top ten reasons for why you should enter .

The deadline for entries is 5pm on 31 May 2016.

For more details about the awards, or to request an application form(s), email or call the Chamber’s events team on 0333 320 0333.

Please note, these awards are open only to East Midlands Chamber members. If you are not a member, but would like to enter, please visit for more information about Chamber membership.

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