What Happens Now?

For the fifth year running the Awards have received a record-breaking in award entries – this year by forty per cent!

Next steps…. the judging.
Judging is well under way by our expert panel which includes representatives from Morgan Sindall, HSBC, Domestic & General, Mazars, Sussex Innovation Centre, Checkaprofessional.com, Wealden District Council, Thomas Eggar, Vantage Professional Risks, Checkatrade.com, Sussex Chamber of Commerce, Basepoint Business Centres, The Argus, Heart FM, Title Sussex and Sussex Business Times.

The final decisions will be made at the judge’s meeting on Tuesday 20 October under the chairmanship of Mike Herd, executive director of the Sussex Innovation Centre.

If you are successful, you will receive a notification email by Friday 23 October. The shortlist will then be published in The Argus (business section) on 27 October.

The Awards Ceremony
The awards ceremony will take place on Thursday 3 December 2015 at The Grand Brighton and will be presented by star of ITV’s The Chase, Paul Sinha. We expect around 500 of the county’s leading business people to attend giving you the perfect opportunity to network with peers, celebrate with colleagues and find out those all-important results!

Tickets can be purchased for £90 each (ex vat) or £850 for a table of ten (ex vat) and include a champagne reception, three course meal with wine, live entertainment and DJ till late. If you are lucky enough to be shortlisted, you will receive one free place.

Purchase online today by clicking HERE.



For Further Information

If you have any questions regarding the above, please do give us a call on 01273 666200.


See our Gallery
“Everyone in Sussex wants to win a prestigious SBA and I was lucky enough to win on the first time around. It’s allowed HARE to approach bigger clients with confidence knowing we’re award winners…”

Hare, Sussex Graduate of the Year

“We are incredibly proud to have won two awards at the prestigious Sussex Business Awards. These highly sought-after awards have been of great interest to our clients and I am proud of our team for their fantastic success…”

Haybury (formely Stelfox), International Business of the Year, Award for Best Employer

“Winning a SBA validates the fundamental reason why we came to be, to give Bognor Town a leisure facility which it could be proud of. It reinforces the culture within our passionate team to provide a wonderful place for young people to feel at home in an ever stressful and difficult world where youth provision is lacking…”

The Base Skatepark, The Award for Leisure & Tourism

“Sussex is home to a fantastic business community, so picking up a Sussex Business Award last year was a real honour. It recognises our hard work and determination, and raises awareness of what we’re trying to achieve as a company. Industry awards such as this also help no end in attracting investment to fund our ambitious plans for growth…”

Darren Fell, Crunch, Sussex Businessperson of the Year

“Winning the Professional Services award has been extremely rewarding for Yelo and helped to further raise our profile as one of the leading architecture practices in Sussex. It\'s great for our staff to receive recognition for their dedication and the quality service they provide to our clients, and the whole experience was topped by a fantastic awards evening…”

Yelo Architects, The Award for Professional Services