The Sussex Business Awards are now open for entries!

Celebrating 30th years in 2018, the Awards are the most sought-after accolade by organisations from every sector in Sussex.

There are fifteen trophies to be won with awards for all-round excellence, as well as for those businesses demonstrating special strengths in areas such as innovation, customer service, professional services and tourism.

Businesses can enter up to three categories and deadline for submissions is September 6th 2018. To view categories and download entry forms, go online to www.sbawards.org.uk.

The judging panel will consist of representatives from category sponsors and industry professionals including Allied Irish Bank, HSBC, Mazars, Gatwick Airport, University of Sussex, Red7, Coffin Mew, CountyClean Group, Vantage Professional Risks, LMS Group, Sussex Innovation Centre and Rockinghorse.

For the fifth year, Mike Herd, the executive director of Sussex Innovation Centre (and the Sussex Businessperson of the Year 2000), will be taking his place as Chairman of the Judges.
The awards ceremony will take place at The Grand Brighton on November 29th 2018.

Over 500 of the county’s leading businesspeople, judges and VIPs are expected to attend giving guests the perfect opportunity to network with peers, celebrate with colleagues and find out those all-important results!

For further information or advice on what categories to enter, contact the organisers by emailing sussex@platinumpublishing.co.uk.

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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

“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