Start-up Award

The Start-up Business Award is for businesses that have been trading for less than two years (November 2017). Businesses based in any industry are encouraged to apply.

We know there are some great new businesses trading in South and Vale and can’t wait to hear your success stories!


The Start-up Award has been kindly sponsored by SP1 Solutions.

The consistent themes that the judges are looking at in applications across each award are:

  • Why the business was established?
  • An overview of the business and story so far
  • What makes it unique?
  • What are the ambitions for the future?

For this category, you may wish to provide evidence of:

  • What makes the business a success?
  • What are you biggest achievements to date?
  • What challenges have you had to overcome in establishing the business?

Please fill in the form below to apply for the award.

What does your business do?

Please confirm the award you are applying for. Multiple entries are allowed:

Tell us why your business should win this award. Please include enough detail to help the judges understand your business (up to 800 words).

Your submission should refer to the consistent themes and evidence at the top of the page: