Leatherhead & District Business Awards 2017 Launch

14 March 2017

Representatives from the Leatherhead & District business community gathered to launch this year’s Leatherhead & District Business Awards at an event on 28 February at ExxonMobil in Leatherhead.

With six categories, the Awards celebrate those who are building dynamic local and international businesses and people who inspire others to achieve their potential.

This year’s award partners are ExxonMobil (Headline Sponsor), Mole Valley District Council, the Leatherhead & District Chamber of Commerce, the Leatherhead Advertiser, the Gatwick Diamond Initiative, Prowse & Company Ltd, Platinum Publishing Group, BBC Radio Surrey and Fetcham Park. 

Open to any individual or business located within Leatherhead, Ashtead, Bookham, Effingham, Mickleham or Fetcham in Surrey, the Awards are free to enter.  Organisations and individuals may enter for more than one category or nominate others.  Entry forms are available online at: www.leatherheadawards.com or via the Awards Office on 01372 363386.

The entry deadline is 19th May 2017.

Jackie Quinn, President of the Leatherhead & District Chamber of Commerce said: “The Chamber is delighted to support the Leatherhead & District Business Awards again this year. The Awards scheme is a fitting celebration of the talent which abounds in the local business community. Continuing from the success of previous years, we hope to engage even more businesses and look forward to congratulating our next round of deserving winners. 

Joanne Rogers, Managing Director of Prowse & Co. added: “Over the years, these Awards have become an excellent platform for shining a spotlight on local business achievements and we are sure they will be a huge success once again.”

The categories for 2017 are:

  1. Contribution to the Community Award sponsored by ExxonMobil
  2. Start-Up Business of the Year sponsored by Mole Valley District Council
  3. Business of the Year sponsored by the Leatherhead & District Chamber of Commerce
  4. International Business of the Year sponsored by The Gatwick Diamond Initiative
  5. Retail/Hospitality Establishment of the Year sponsored by Platinum Business Group
  6. Business Person of the Year sponsored by Prowse & Co. Ltd

A panel of senior executives from organisations in Leatherhead & District will judge the awards. Finalists will be invited to an awards ceremony at St. John’s School, Leatherhead on 4 July where each winner will be presented with a trophy and certificate in front of an audience of 60 guests.

Visit www.leatherheadawards.com for more information about each Award Category and to enter/nominate online now.

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