Recognising Exceptional Contributions To Our Local Economy & Communities
In response to the announcement that Mendip Business Awards will not now be taking place, Shepton Mallet Town Council is launching an online award initiative to recognise outstanding local businesses and entrepreneurs.
At a time when many businesses are in vital need of support, the Shepton Innovator Business Awards recognises the dedication and hard work shown by local businesses and entrepreneurs to serve and support their community during the current crisis and throughout the year.
In keeping with the times, the awards are being run entirely online. Nominations are open from Thursday 11th June and close at midnight on Thursday 30th July.
An independent panel of local judges will select shortlisted finalists which will be announced on social media on Thursday 20th August. The winners will be announced via on online award ceremony on Thursday 3rd September. Winners will be given both a physical certificate and digital banner to display online.
There are 8 categories of award
- New Business (opened after May 2019)
- Food and Drink Producers
- Manufacture and Small Production
- Wellbeing and Leisure
- Arts, Culture and Heritage
- Innovator of the Year (voted on by town councillors)
Nominations can be made directly by a business owner or employee, or by a member of the public on behalf of another business.
Nominations are open to all businesses (small, medium-sized and large), either based in Shepton Mallet or the following parishes: Pylle, Prestleigh, Evercreech, Pilton, Oakhill, Croscombe and Doulting
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