- Entries open: June 9
- Entries close: September 19
- Shortlist announcement: Late September
- Judging day: October 9
- Awards night: November 25
... it truly is the 'Oscars' that every business in the country should be seeking to win.
Peter Radcliffe, Monitise
A tremendously prestigious Award and a quality mark for both companies and individual nominees.
Alexander Temerko, OGN Group
Meet the UK's business elite
At the fantastic Awards night you'll meet the UK's best businesses, our sponsors and partners and of course the shortlisted finalists. And for successful candidates, you'll be invited to present to a high-profile judging academy.
Brand awareness and reach
All shortlisted candidates will be featured on Real Business (115,156 monthly unique visitors ABC audit March 2014) and through our network of distinguished partners for incredible national coverage.
Recognition and motivation
Winning or making a shortlist will give you and your team an unrivalled morale boost and recognition for hard work.
Only the very best companies will make the shortlist. For those that do, this recognition of excellence will propel you far ahead of the competition.
All Growing Business Awards winners receive automatic membership of the CBI.
No fee to enter
Unlike other industry awards, there is absolutely no cost to put forward your nomination.
Thanks to Real Business, the CBI and Lloyds for recognising the importance of exports for the success of our economy and country.
Rami Ranger, Sun Mark
The Growing Business Awards night is one of the highlights of the entrepreneurial calendar, bringing together more than 300 guests representing the cream of UK entrepreneurship, business and government.
Above all this award will give the team a sense of achievement and they will realise what they are doing makes a difference.
John McArthur, Tracsis
An inspiring evening with fantastic stories of success. Disruptive business models abound!
Neil Bentley, CBI