Could your business be award winning?

Following the success of the inaugural awards in 2023 we are excited to announce the return of the Runnymede Business Awards in 2024.

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The awards help raise the profile of Runnymede as a great location for businesses, promote business excellence, showcase the very best companies in our area and provide a fantastic networking opportunity.

It is free, quick and easy to nominate your business or organisation for an award. Businesses will be able to nominate themselves in any of the following nine categories:

  • Growth Award
  • Sustainability Award
  • Entrepreneur and Innovator Award
  • Community Hero Award
  • Best New Business
  • Best Town Centre Business
  • Best Neighbourhood Business
  • Employer of the Year
  • Outstanding Contribution (Individual or Team)

You can nominate on our Business Runnymede website, you have until 24 April to enter. Shortlisted businesses will be invited to a gala lunchtime awards ceremony in the Founders Dining Hall at Royal Holloway University of London on Friday 21 June. 

Cllr Tom Gracey, leader of the Council said:

Businesses play a huge role in making Runnymede a great place to live and work. Thank you to all the sponsors for their ongoing support and for enabling the awards to return in 2024. Once again, we want to shine a light on the achievements of local Runnymede businesses and recognise their role in supporting and developing our local economy.

Mike Walker, Managing Director, MGN Events, winner of  Company of the Year said:

Winning in 2023 provided a fantastic boost to all the team at MGN Events. I would encourage all businesses in Runnymede to get involved with the awards. Take time to celebrate your successes, connect and create a supportive community, and aim for growth.

Professor Julie Sanders, Principal of Royal Holloway, University of London, the main sponsor for the awards said:

As part of the Runnymede community, we are delighted to be supporting the Runnymede Business Awards. The university is proud of the significant contribution it makes to the local economy as an employer as well as through our wider enterprise, skills and entrepreneurship support for students, colleagues, and the local business community.

Published: 27 February 2024