Somerset’s prestigious business awards, sponsored by main sponsor, Albert Goodman, are officially open for entries. The Somerset Business Awards recognises and celebrates Somerset’s outstanding and diverse businesses, which have continued to support the growth of the Somerset economy.
Officially opening the Somerset Business Awards for its ninth year, Rupert Cox, CEO of the Somerset Chamber of Commerce – who organise the Awards – says, “There is great business being done in Somerset and I am extremely proud to be a part of it. The Awards showcase the talent and entrepreneurialism in the area, encourage best practice and offer exciting opportunities for everyone involved. I have high hopes for this year’s entrants.”
Somerset businesses have a choice of 14 award categories to enter, including a new category for 2013 – the Young Business Employee of the Year Award – which will recognise the achievements of a young employee within an organisation.
Increasing in popularity each year, winners of a Somerset Business Award enjoy great recognition for their work and experience a welcome boost in business.
Announcing its main sponsorship of the Somerset Business Awards for the third consecutive year, Managing Partner from Albert Goodman, David Griffin, says, “The Awards recognise the importance of business to our local and regional economy, and our Award – the Albert Goodman Family Business of the Year Award – offers the perfect platform for family businesses to showcase themselves. As a family business ourselves, Albert Goodman strives to support and boost family businesses and I wish all the entrants the best of luck!”
The Somerset Business Awards is delighted to welcome three new sponsors for 2013: Porter Dodson, Job Seekers Recruitment Ltd and A.C Mole & Sons.
The Somerset Business Awards 2013 were officially opened at the Network Central exhibition at Bridgwater College on Thursday 30 May, in front of an array of influential business people from across the county. For entry details, please visit www.somersetbusinessawards.org.uk. The Awards will officially close for entries on 30 August 2013 at 17:00.
Follow the Somerset Business Awards on Twitter using @SomBizAwards and #SBA2013 for all the latest news and updates.The Somerset Business Awards is organised by the Somerset Chamber of Commerce in conjunction with main sponsors Albert Goodman Chartered Accountants and a range of individual award sponsors from Somerset’s vibrant business community.