Welcome to the SME Northamptonshire Business Awards





Welcome to the SME Northamptonshire Business Awards, a credible opportunity to support and share in our vision to raise the profile of  industrious, hardworking and enterprising SME’s working across the county of Northamptonshire.

Business awards are a sought after accolade of achievement, a veritable endorsement of success in business which offers exceptional marketing and PR opportunities as well as increasing your credibility and standing in the eyes of your peers and your customers. Of course, it feels pretty wonderful too! 

You can enter up to 2 different categories.

What is an SME Award?

SME stands for – Small Medium Enterprise.  Small and medium enterprises (SMEs) are businesses whose personnel numbers are 250 employees or less, with the abbreviation “SME” being used in the European Union. SMEs are also said to be responsible for driving innovation and competition in many economic sectors.

The Awards

The SME Northamptonshire Business Awards are made up of 22 categories that allow any successful business in Northamptonshire to enter these prestigious awards. All entries are judged by up to 4 of our panel of judges. If you want your business to shine, this IS the best possible way to hit the spotlight. The pinnacle of the awards is the Grand Celebration, a black tie evening on Thursday 26th September 2019.
Apprentice of the Year*
Best Enterprising Business*
Best New Business*
Business Innovation*
Business of the Year less than 50 Employees*
Business of the Year more than 50 Employees*
Business Person of the Year*
Business Woman of the Year*
Community Business of the Year*
Employer of the Year*
Entrepreneur of the Year*
Exporter of the Year*
Fintech Business of the Year*
High Growth Business of the Year*
Mentor of the Year*
Networking Group of the Year*
Not for Profit Business of the Year*
Service Excellence*
South Northamptonshire Business of the Year
The Green Award*
Website of the Year*
Young Entrepreneur of the Year*