These Awards aim to recognise and celebrate business excellence around the UK. Awards are available in various categories, including, for example; Small Business of the Year; Export Business of the Year; Best use of Technology; and Best Use of Social Media.
Regional winners receive a framed certificate. National winners will receive a certificate and a personalised trophy.
Previous winners have experienced year- round exposure from the awards programme including media appearances.
For 2017 the Business of the Year winner get to open the London Stock Exchange in March 2018. They will also get the opportunity to work with Rada and join a one-day communication skills and impact course.
The Chamber Awards are provided by the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) and are open to businesses throughout the UK that are members of participating Chambers.
Employees of British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) or Accredited Chambers of Commerce are not eligible to enter.
Entry is free to UK Accredited Chamber of Commerce members. For a list of UK Accredited Chambers visit:
There is a fee of £199 + VAT for non members to enter, this is payable within seven days of entering.
Match funding is not applicable.
This programme operates on an annual basis.
All entries must be electronic and completed on the Chamber Awards entry forms only. No other format will be accepted.
Supporting information is not permitted unless it forms part of the entry document, eg testimonials. A maximum of five tables, graphs or photos may be included within the entry form.
The maximum word count for any entry is 2,000 words. This word count limit does not include the questions. The maximum file size for any entry is 500KB. Entries that exceed this word count or file size will be disqualified by the judges.
Regional winners will be announced in late summer and national winners will be announced at the Awards Dinner in the winter.