Upcoming Business Awards to Enter in 2024

Awards season has begun and we’re here to list just a handful of the business awards you should consider entering in 2024 to help elevate your company.  If you’ve been thinking of entering awards, then there’s no time like the present to research potential awards for your business.



“The Great British Entrepreneur Awards celebrates and champions the stories of entrepreneurs. True entrepreneurs are as much about their story as they are about their balance sheet. Central to the ethos of the Great British Entrepreneur Awards is being more than just ‘an awards ceremony’ – its sense of community, a thriving eco-system of support all year round, providing opportunities for winners and finalists to connect and showcase their business.”

Possible categories to enter: Creative Entrepreneur of the Year, Family Business Entrepreneur of the Year, Innovation Entrepreneur of the Year, and Start-Up Entrepreneur of the Year.


“The Yorkshire Business of the Year awards celebrated the very best business successes from across the region. The shortlisted and winning companies are those that are innovating, disrupting and thriving.  The awards are led by TheBusinessDesk.com with categories for every size of business.”

Possible categories to enter: Start-Up, Innovation, Sustainability, Employer of the Year, Family Business, and Property Business.


“Firmly established as the leading awards ceremony in Sheffield, join us to celebrate, recognise and showcase the great organisations, initiatives, people and projects that call Sheffield their home!”

Possible categories to enter: The Spirit of Sheffield Award, The Community Impact Award, The Environmental Impact Award, Small Organisation of the Year, and The Collaboration Excellence Award.


“Now in its 13th year, the Forward Ladies Leadership Summit and Awards honours the impact of female leadership, innovation and entrepreneurism in business.

We continue to use our platform to showcase the achievements of women breaking barriers across the public and private sectors, giving them the recognition and visibility, they need to inspire the next generation of leaders. These women are changing lives and transforming the UK’s businesses, communities, and industries.”

Possible categories to enter: STEM Leader of the Year, Female Entrepreneur of the Year, Rising Star of the Year, and Businesswoman of the Year.

“The King’s Awards for Enterprise, previously known as The Queen’s Award for Enterprise, is an awards programme for British businesses and other organizations who excel at international trade, innovation, sustainable development or promoting opportunity (through social mobility). They are the highest official UK awards for British businesses.”

Categories: Innovation, International trade, Sustainable development, and Promoting opportunity through social mobility.


  • Unltd Small Business Awards – (Deadline Mid October)

“The very first unLTD Business Awards was in 2023, celebrating South Yorkshire’s SMEs, Start Ups and Entrepreneurs. “We want all SMEs, small businesses and entrepreneurs from across South Yorkshire to feel like they are represented by our awards and stand a chance of winning,” says unLTD owner Phil Turner.”

Possible categories to enter: Best Independent Retailer, Property and Construction Company of the Year, Best Recruitment or HR Business, and Finance and Accountancy Company of the Year.


“Now in their 19th year, The Yorkshire Post is proud to launch the 2024 Excellence in Business Awards. This sell out event, recognises and rewards a cross section of businesses and the vital role that they sector play in the economic success of Yorkshire.”

Possible categories to enter: Small Business of the Year, Start-Up Business of the Year, International Business of the Year, and Employee Health and Wellbeing Award.


We hope this has given you some food for thought on some of the upcoming awards that your business could enter.  If you’d like to know more, head to our website to find out how we can help you.  Already decided you want to enter? Then our comprehensive Award Planner is for you!



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