Deadline Extended For Sussex Business Awards

The official entry deadline for the 26th Sussex Business Awards has now passed.

Since the deadline passed our emails and phones have been constantly busy with people asking if they can have extra time to submit their entries.

We are therefore extending the deadline until this Friday 5 September at 4pm.

There are sixteen trophies to be won this year including the prestigious Company of the Year, stuff International Company and individual awards for entrepreneurship and business success.

The Awards are sponsored by Mayo Wynne Baxter, try Morgan Sindall, Domestic & General, Mazars, Legal & General, Sussex Innovation Centre, HSBC,, Sussex Downs College, Sussex Enterprise, Wealden District Council, The Argus, Heart FM, Sussex Business Times and Absolute Brighton.

To enter simply CLICK HERE to review all of the categories available and determine which are appropriate for your business.

There is a small entry charge of £50 for one award and £100 for three to cover the administration costs of the scheme. Social Enterprise, Young Businessperson, Healthiest Workplace and Boss of the Year are free to enter.

The Awards will be presented at The Grand, Brighton on 10 December and tickets are available to purchase now.

For further information, contact the organisers on 01273 666200 or email

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“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 2016

“We are incredibly proud to have won two awards at the prestigious Sussex Business Awards in 2016. 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 2016, Award for Best Employer 2016

“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 2016

“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 2016

“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 2016