Welcome to the SME National Business Awards

Welcome to the SME National Business Awards, a credible opportunity to support and share in our vision to raise the profile of  industrious,

hardworking and enterprising SME’s Nationally.

Business awards are a sought after accolade of achievement, a veritable endorsement of success in business which offers exceptional marketing and PR opportunities as well as increasing your credibility and standing in the eyes of your peers and your customers. Of course, it feels pretty wonderful too!

What is an SME Award?

SME stands for – Small Medium Enterprise.  Small and medium enterprises (SMEs) are businesses whose personnel numbers are 250 employees or less, with the abbreviation “SME” being used in the European Union. SMEs are also said to be responsible for driving innovation and competition in many economic sectors.

The Awards

The SME National Business Awards are made up of 13 categories that allow any successful business in the UK to enter these prestigious awards. All entries are judged by up to 4 of our national panel of judges. If you want your business to shine, this IS the best possible way to hit the spotlight. The pinnacle of the awards is the Grand Celebration, a black tie evening at the iconic Wembley Stadium in London on the 1st December – Be a winner at the globally renowned stadium.
ENTER THE SME AWARDS
Young Business Person of the Year
The Green Award
Service Excellence
Not for Profit Business of the Year
Entrepreneur of the Year
Community Business of the Year
Business of the Year more than 50 Employees
Business of the Year less than 50 Employees
Business Innovation
Best New Business
Best Enterprising Business
Employer of the Year
Apprentice of the Year

Our Blogs

5 key benefits that make awards a business priority

21st Sep 2017

The SME National Business Awards offers a brand new opportunity to receive credible recognition for your business in one of 13 categories. The University of Leicester found winning awards generates financial improvement just a year after your success.

Paul Beesley - Beyond Theory

21st Sep 2017

 

Entering business awards should feature as part of any dynamic marketing strategy. Awards, whether being a finalist or a winner, draws attention to your brand and enables you to gain recognition amongst your peers and competitors.

Ashbourne Insurance - Peter Smits

13th Sep 2017

 

Ashbourne Insurance is one of the leading independent, family-run insurance brokers in Hertfordshire.