Mansfield & Ashfield 2020 together we mean business

Enter the 2020 Business Awards 2018

How to enter:

Step one:

Select the category you wish to enter. Follow the guidelines under each heading to match your organisation with the most appropriate category. You may enter up to three categories but you must send individual entries for each category.

Step two:

Download the application form and follow the guidelines provided.

Step three:

Email your application form by midnight on Thursday 8th February 2018. Keep Thursday 1st March 2018 available for a 10 minute interview with our independent judges. Finalists will be announced on the 5th March and winners will be announced at the 2020 Awards and Ball on Friday 20th April 2018.


Award Categories 2018:


The Community Award

This award recognises businesses that have had a positive impact on society through leadership and integration of responsible business practices. This could be through a broad range of projects that have had a positive effect on the local community.

New Business of the Year 2018

This category was open to businesses established in the last five years that have continued to progress against their plans and have developed a clear commercial understanding of their products, competitors and markets.

The Entrepreneurial Spirit award

This award will go to the outstanding individual or team who is able to demonstrate the realisation of their entrepreneurial vision within their own business or in an organisation.

Business Innovation and Design

The award is open to any organisation that can demonstrate a strong business innovation and design in the past year with a sustainable approach.

The Customer Focus Initiative

Highlighting an initiative that delivers new standards in customer service, the judges were looking for examples of excellence that build on an already strong commitment to customer service across the business.

Business of the Year Award

The Award goes to the outstanding organisation that has best demonstrated exceptional financial returns, strong growth and innovative strategies, plus market leadership in its sector.

The Young Apprentice of the Year

This award highlights an apprentice who has shown dedication, commitment and outstanding contribution to a business!


Download Award Application

Download Award Application

New Business Of The Year

Commitment To The Community

Entrepreneurial Spirit Award

Business Innovation and Design Award

Customer Focus Initiative Award

Young Apprentice Of The Year Award

Career Champion Award

Business Of The year Award