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BUSINESS OF THE YEAR

All finalists for the categories below will be automatically entered as a finalist for the Business of the Year Award

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This award is to recognise new businesses that are less than two years old at the time of application. Tell us what you think makes you different, and why should your business be recognised in South Wales. Think of your product and / or your service.

This award will be judged by a panel of judges based on application and internet research.

There will be a maximum of ten businesses shortlisted in this award.

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This award is open to any food, drink or hospitality business in South Wales. From cocktail bars to coffee shops, restaurants, and hotels, we are looking for exceptional product and service but please in your application share your story. Tell us what drives your business and where do you want your business to go, we want the big picture, why are you exceptional?

Two judges will visit all of the finalists.

There will be a maximum of ten businesses shortlisted in this award.

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This award is open to any business that delivers a health, beauty and/or wellness product or service. We will be looking for an exceptional experience, from booking to aftercare.

One judge will visit all finalists.

There will be a maximum of ten businesses shortlisted in this award.

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As businesses we all work hard, this award recognises the businesses that help take care of out homes, gardens and makes out lives easier.

For example, trades, gardeners, cleaners and independent retailers.

This award will be judged on application by a panel of judges.

There will be a maximum of ten businesses shortlisted in this award.

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This award recognises businesses that are leading examples of sustainability or have made a significant contribution to environmental improvement through sustainable working practices, processes or product development. We are looking for a company that goes further than just  ‘Green’

This award will be judged by an industry expert based on application and internet research.

There will be a maximum of six businesses shortlisted in this award.

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This award is to celebrate a truly outstanding employee, someone that goes more than the extra mile, excellent customer service is like breathing to them,  cut them in half they would have your branding running through them.

Tell us why this team member stands out.

This award will be judged by a panel of judges based on application and internet research.

There will be a maximum of ten businesses shortlisted in this award.

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This award recognises the businesses who have made a significant contribution to the areas with in the South Wales economy. Judges will look at turnover, profit, attraction of business into South Wales and economic enhancement for employees. A small business could make a big impact in a local micro economy.

Tell us why you make a difference to the economy in South Wales.

This award will be judged by a panel of judges based on application and internet research.

There will be a maximum of six businesses shortlisted in this award.

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This award recognises businesses who have the ideas and drive to make a remarkable business. Judges will be looking for a combination of vision and ability to inspire action.

Tell us why your star burns brightest.

This award will be judged by a panel of judges based on application and internet research.

There will be a maximum of ten businesses shortlisted in this award.

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This award is to celebrate those businesses that take care of the whole family. A play centre should be fun for the children but is there something for the grown ups? (A great coffee area for example)

A family friendly business that caters for all ages?

Is your business somewhere a family feels safe but can also sit back and relax ?

One judge will visit all finalists.

There will be a maximum of ten businesses shortlisted in this award.

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This award recognises businesses who have successfully created innovative products, services or processes that could change the world for the better – either by developing something new or delivering a significant improvement.

Please include supporting links on your application

This award will be judged by a panel of judges based on application and internet research.

There will be a maximum of ten businesses shortlisted in this award.

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This award celebrates businesses who have become recognised brands within their field. Judges will be looking for a strong brand identity and footprint as well as innovative marketing.

Please include supporting links on your application

This award will be judged by a panel of judges based on application and internet research.

There will be a maximum of ten businesses shortlisted in this award.

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This award recognises businesses who have demonstrated the highest levels of customer service. Judges will consider quality of service, product, customer facing processes, communication and customer feedback as well as new ideas to enhance the customer experience.

Tell us why you make a difference and how you go above and beyond for your customer?

This award will be judged by a panel of judges based on application and internet research.

There will be a maximum of ten businesses shortlisted in this award.

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This award recognises the businesses who put their people at the heart of everything they do, enabling and inspiring their team through professional and personal development opportunities and support. Judges will be looking for remarkable results achieved through engaged, valued, capable, purpose-driven people as well as evidence of an effective learning and development framework.

Tell us why you love your team.

This award will be judged by a panel of judges based on application and internet research.

There will be a maximum of ten businesses shortlisted in this award

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This award recognises a business leader with the vision and drive to stand out in front of all others.

This award will be judged by a panel of judges based on application and internet research.

There will be a maximum of four businesses shortlisted in this award.

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What is an Entrepreneur ?

This award recognises entrepreneurs, tell us how you fit the title of Entrepreneur of the Year.

This award will be judged by a panel of judges based on application and internet research.

There will be a maximum of four businesses shortlisted in this award.

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Our top award covers all finalists, and judges will chose the overall business that shines brightest you may not win an individual award but may still win overall