Nominations Now Open- Local Business Awards

Gloucestershire is lucky to be home to many awards that can offer local businesses well-deserved recognition and extra publicity. See below for a list of all of the local awards and categories available to enter now.

Reaching 7.2 million people in 2020, the SoGlos Gloucestershire Lifestyle Awards (SGGLA) has gained unprecedented support from the county’s business community and members of the public.

Nominations close on Friday 11 June 2021 and the shortlist will be announced on Monday 5 July 2021. Voting will then open to members of the public through until Friday 17 September 2021 ahead of an awards evening at Cheltenham Ladies’ College on Thursday 21 October 2021.

Categories for SGGLA include:

  • Live Entertainment Venue of the Year
  • Live Music Venue of the Year
  • Restaurant of the Year
  • Food / Drink Producer of the Year
  • Pub / Bar of the Year
  • Hotel of the Year
  • Independent Shop of the Year
  • Shopping Destination of the Year
  • Health / Beauty Business of the Year
  • Business of the Year

Read more and enter here.

Reflecting the brand’s recent expansion into the B2B sector, 2021 will see the first SoGlos Gloucestershire Business Awards (SGGBA) co-sponsored by GFirst LEP and The Growth Hub.

Categories for SGGBA include:

  • New Business of the Year
  • Most Innovative Business of the Year
  • Growth Business of the Year
  • Family Business of the Year
  • Green Business of the Year
  • Employer Engagement Award
  • Best Place to Work Award
  • Customer Excellence Award
  • Pivoting Business of the Year
  • Employee of the Year
  • Team of the Year
  • Business Leader Award
  • Business of the Year

Nominations close on Friday 18 June 2021 and finalists will be announced on Monday 26 July 2021 ahead of an awards evening later in the year. Read more and enter here.

After last year’s cancelled event, the GloucestershireLive Business Awards are returning in 2021 for their 23rd year and aim to recognise the resilience and achievements of the local business community.

Categories for the GloucestershireLive Business Awards include:

  • Business of the Year
  • Small Business of the Year
  • Family Business of the Year
  • Start-up Business of the Year
  • Best Place to Work Award
  • Employee of the Year
  • Local Business Hero

Nominations will remain open until Tuesday 29 June and the winners will be revealed at a ceremony on Thursday 16 September 2021.

To enter and for more information, click here.