The 2022 Awards

The Cornwall Business Awards are back! The awards will be back stronger and louder next year, launching on 10 January with an even bigger celebration at the end of June for the gala dinner and awards ceremony.

The Key Dates

Entries Open 10 January
Nominations Close Midnight 21 March
Shortlist will be announced early May
Awards Ceremony 30th June

Beacon Inclusivity Award – Sponsored by The Beacon Project
Best Business with a Purpose – Sponsored by Corserv
Best Customer Experience  – Sponsored by Jobline Staffing
Best Family Business – Sponsored by St Austell Printing Company
Best New Business – Sponsored by Outset Cornwall
Best Place to Work
Business Leader of the Year – Sponsored by InFocus from Unlocking Potential
Clean Growth Award – Sponsored by University of Exeter
Employee of the Year – Sponsored by Truro and Penwith College
Exporter of the Year – Sponsored by Business Cornwall
Growth Business of the Year – Sponsored by Access to Finance
Rising Star – Sponsored by Cornwall and Isles of Scilly LEP
Sole Trader of the Year
Third Sector Award – Sponsored by Eden Project
Business Finance Award – Sponsored by Cornwall Isles of Scilly Investment Fund

What can you apply for?

Finalist Workshop 

Shortlisted businesses will be invited to a workshop on to help make the most of being a finalist and to prepare for Showdown Day.  Being an award nominee is a great opportunity to get your business noticed for all the right reasons but how are you going to achieve that? Find out with from DCA PR our sponsor and past winner of Best Marketing Campaign at the awards in 2019. 

SHOWDOWN DAY 

Showdown Day is where we invite all the finalists to come to meet a judging panel where we will put their online entry to the test in person to decide the final category winners. 

This will be your chance to sell yourself and your business in person to make the difference to who gets their hands on the coveted trophies. The judges will have the opportunity to expand on the application questions and ask each finalists a bit more about why they think they should be a winner. FIND OUT MORE

People’s Choice 2022

Cornwall’s favourite business will be chosen by a public vote from all the finalists. Voting opens when the shortlist is announced and closes on the awards night after the last category award winner. Check back here for the voting page.

Cornwall’s favourite business will be chosen by a public vote from all the finalists. Voting opens when the shortlist is announced and closes on the awards night after the last category award winner. Check back here for the voting page.

People’s Choice 2020 is sponsored by Watson Marlow Fluid Technology Group

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Organised and presented by The Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Growth and Skills Hub on behalf of
Cornwall Development Company, Bickford House, South Wheal Crofty, Station Road, Pool, Redruth TR15 3QG.