The Winchester Business Excellence Awards 2023 have been launched earlier today at a networking breakfast event hosted at Chesil House.
The competition, organised by Winchester Business Improvement District (BID), The Hampshire Chronicle and Hampshire Chamber of Commerce, has now begun and the judges will be looking for the best and brightest businesses in the Winchester district.
Nominations are open until 20 April, the judges will announce three finalists in each category in the Hampshire Chronicle and on hampshirechronicle.co.uk on 4 May, and then a celebratory evening will conclude the awards on Thursday 1 June at Winchester College.
Nominations are open for the awards which are now in their 21st year and have become an important part of the city’s business calendar.
This year’s categories are:
Business of the Year | Business Leader Award sponsored by Azets | Large Business Award | SME/Independent Business Award sponsored by Winchester BID | New Business Award sponsored by Dutton Gregory Solicitors | Charity and Social Enterprise Award sponsored by Gentian | Sustainable Business Award sponsored by the University of Winchester | Service Excellence Award | Creative and Cultural Award sponsored by Winchester City Council | Technology and Innovation Award sponsored by Paris Smith.
Nominations are welcomed for businesses in the Winchester district or businesses are able to nominate themselves: winchesterbusinessawards.co.uk.
Video: James Cretney from Marwell Wildlife talks about their success at last year’s awards and why you should enter in 2023.