The First Cannock Chase Business Awards
26th April 2012
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The Cannock Chase Business Awards have been created to recognise the quality and successess of businesses in the Cannock Chase area.

The Awards are being organised by local entrepeneur Steve Mallows, who runs thebestofcannock and MP for Cannock Chase Aidan Burley.

The Awards have received great support during the planning phase with sponsorship secured from 12 organisations, media support from The Chronicle newspaper, graphic design services from SSS Media and a presentation event venue provided by The Premier Suite to ensure the success of the project.

The Awards are open to businesses from across the Cannock Chase region including Cannock, Rugeley, Hednesford, Norton Canes and everywhere between. The Awards have been created for businesses of all sizes and all types.

Members of the public are encouraged to recommend any business from the area that they feel deserves recognition for outstanding business practice which may include exceptional service, products, green credentials or dedication to the Cannock Chase area. To nominate a business,members of the public need to visit and complete a short online form.

Businesses enter the Awards through submission of an online application on the Awards website where they have the opportunity to detail their business's acheivements and succeesses. Entry into the business awards is just £60 and includes 2 tickets to the presentation event on 6th July.

Applications can be submitted via the website from 19th April through till 1pm on 14th June. The Awards short listing and winning businesses will be decided by analysis of applications by a selected team comprising of respected community members from a variety of backgrounds and industries.

There are a wide range of Award categories, chosen to recognise the diversity of businessses in the area, these are,

Most Innovative Business Award Sponsored by Gallan Group

Promising New Business Award Sponsored by Finning

Long Established Local Business Award Sponsored by Cannock Chase Council

People Development Award Sponsored by JTI

Putting Cannock Chase On The Map Award Sponsored by Tesco

Family Owned Business Award Sponsored by Gestamp Tallent Automotive

Green Business / Sustainable Business Award Sponsored by Mailcoms

Customer Service Award Sponsored by Briggs

Leisure / Entertainment Service Provider Award Sponsored by F.C.S. Ltd.

Independent Retailer Award Sponsored by Weedon PSC

Notable Effect On The Local Economy Award Sponsored by thebestofcannock

In addition to the business awards there is also a 'Notable Charity Award' to recognise the important work carried out by charities based in the Cannock Chase area.

The Cannock Chase Business Awards will culminate with a celebratory Awards evening, open to all local business people, at The Premier Suite, Cannock on 6th July 2012. The event will be an enjoyable, celebratory evening with tickets including welcome drink, a 3 course meal, table wine, programme, Award presentations, live band, DJ and exclusive networking opportunities. The event will be compered by Llewela Bailey, well known as the face of Central News TV. There are a limited number of tickets available, so businesses are encouraged to get there tickets early to avoid dissappointment.

This is 'the' event to be at in 2012 for anyone in business in the Cannock Chase area.

Presentations to the winning businesses will take place at the evening event in front of the Cannock Chase business community with winners receiving a prestigious Award title, a Cannock Chase Business Awards branded bottle of Champagne, a framed certificate and authorised use of a winner's Cannock Chase Business Awards logo.

For more information on Cannock Chase Business Awards please see or call event organiser Steve Mallows on (01543) 579426.

MP for Cannock Chase Aidan Burley added, “The Cannock Chase Business Awards will highlight the unsung businesses in Cannock Chase which are the life blood of our economy.”

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Steve M

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I am Steve Mallows, the owner of thebestofcannock.I have lived in Cannock since moving down from Yorkshire aged 5 years.I am passionate about the Cannock area and helping local businesses. I have a keen...

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