MP Chris Grayling launched the 2015 Epsom & Ewell Business Awards at All Things Nice in Ewell. The objective of the Awards is to recognise and showcase the success stories of businesses and individuals within the local area of Epsom & Ewell including Ashtead, Nork and Tattenhams.
Entrants can compete across nine different categories. There will also be an award for the Best Overall Business. The closing date is 30th September; winners will be announced at an awards ceremony on Thursday 26th November at the University of Creative Arts.
“Epsom and Ewell has always had a dynamic business community, and our businesses continue to provide an excellent service to their customers. The Epsom & Ewell Business Awards have made a real difference to the profile of businesses locally and I am delighted to launch them for the fifth year. I urge people to take the opportunity to give businesses and individuals in the area a boost and to nominate outstanding contributors. Rt Hon Chris Grayling MP.
The Awards cover nine categories with a prize for the overall best business:
Best New Business – trading for less than 1 year – sponsored by thebestof Epsom & Ewell
Best Business in Epsom & Epsom Downs – sponsored by The Ashley Centre
Best Business in Ewell & Stoneleigh – sponsored by Metro Bank
Best Website of Use of Social Media – sponsored by Spring Electrical
Best Business in Ashtead – sponsored by Milners
Best Business Personality – sponsored by Toyota GB
Best Young Entrepreneur – sponsored by The Federation of Small Businesses and Young Enterprise
Best Business for Commitment to the Community – sponsored by TWM Solicitors
Best Business for Customer Service – National Counties
Best Overall Business – sponsored by Epsom Guardian
Prizes include a tour of the House of Commons, £1000 worth of radio advertising (courtesy of Radio Jackie), membership to Surrey Chambers and the Federation of Small Businesses for the Overall Winner, membership to thebestof Epsom & Ewell for the Best New Business and a whole host of other prizes for category winners.
“We were extremely happy to be voted the best business in Ewell and Stoneleigh, to subsequently win the best OVERALL business award has made us immensely proud. Many of our regular customers have called in to congratulate us and to tell us how deserved it is. But it has also become apparent that new customers have gained a sense of trust in our company and others have been made aware of the services we offer.”
Denise Hilier, Spring Electrical
Best Overall Winner 2014
Full information on award categories is available from the awards website www.epsombusinessawards.co.uk . Entries and nominations are made online. An independent panel of judges with local business expertise will select the winning entrants who will receive trophies and certificates at the Awards reception.
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