Awards

Black Country Chamber of Commerce Awards 2017

We are delighted to be able to officially launch the Black Country Chamber of Commerce Awards 2017, celebrating the best in business across the region. This year we are working with British Chambers of Commerce to help increase the potential recognition of our members nationally.

Black Country Chamber of Commerce Awards


Award Categories

In total, there are twelve award categories for which you can apply, covering a wide range of business sectors and capacities, these include:

Best New Business
Sponsored by: University of Wolverhampton


Did your company start its business on or after 1st January 2015? You should apply for this Award if your company has exceeded expectations at the start of the business life cycle.


Please click here to apply for the Best New Business Award.



Best Use of Social Media*

Sponsorship is still available. Please call 0330 024 0820 for details.


Can you demonstrate the use of a social media campaign to support your company and highlight the key purpose and objectives?

Please click here to apply for the Best Use of Social Media Award.


Best Use of Technology*

Sponsorship is still available. Please call 0330 024 0820 for details.


Does your company use innovation or technology to differentiate yourselves from your competitors?

Please click here to apply for the Best Use of Technology Award.


Commitment to People Development*

Sponsorship is still available. Please call 0330 024 0820 for details.


How does your company approach the learning and development of employees to improve your business?

Please click here to apply for the Commitment to People Development Award.



Community Champion

Sponsorship is still available. Please call 0330 024 0820 for details.


Are you committed to corporate social responsibility and having a positive impact on the local area?

Please click here to apply for the Community Champion Award.


Excellence in Customer Service*

Sponsorship is still available. Please call 0330 024 0820 for details.


Does your organisation exceed in customer service and consistently maintain great standards?

Please click here to apply for the Excellence in Customer Service Award.


Excellence in Manufacturing & Engineering

Sponsored by: FBC Manby Bowdler LLP


This Award is for your company if you excel in manufacturing or engineering performance. The judges will be looking at the processes in place that help you to achieve your success.

Please click here to apply for the Excellence in Manufacturing & Engineering Award.


Export Business of the Year*

Sponsored by: Wolverhampton Racecourse


Whether a new or experienced exporter, you should enter this Award if you have achieved international growth, entered a new market or overcome trade barriers.

Please click here to apply for the Export Business of the Year Award.


High Growth Business of the Year*

Sponsorship is still available. Please call 0330 024 0820 for details.


You should apply for this award if your company has shown considerable growth and is looking to grow further.

Please click here to apply for the High Growth Business of the Year Award.


Service Provider of the Year

Sponsorship is still available. Please call 0330 024 0820 for details.


Can you demonstrate a positive impact your company has had on the business of your clients?

Please click here to apply for the Service Provider of the Year Award.


Small Business of the Year*

Sponsorship is still available. Please call 0330 024 0820 for details.


This Award is for a small company that has excelled in their field and continues to grow and prosper.

Please click here to apply for the Small Business of the Year Award.



Young Person or Apprentice of the Year
Sponsored by: intu Merry Hill


Do you have an exceptional young employee (24 years or under)? Perhaps they have overcome personal barriers or are already making a difference in your organisation?

Please click here to apply for the Young Person or Apprentice of the Year Award.

*These Awards are also British Chambers of Commerce Awards and entries will automatically be entered for regional and national Awards.


Please note, the deadline for applications is 3pm on Friday 30th June 2017!!


You may apply for more than one award category and the awards are open to all members of the Black Country Chamber of Commerce for free. This year we are also accepting entries from non-members for a fee, for further information please call 01902 912305. Full Terms & Conditions are listed on each application document.

The award finalists will be announced in September and winners at the Awards Dinner on 17th November 2017 at Wolverhampton Racecourse.

If you are interested in finding out more information about sponsorship opportunities, please contact the Black Country Chamber on 0330 024 0820 or email awards@blackcountrychamber.co.uk.


Awards Dinner

Our Awards winners will be announced at our prestigious dinner, which will be kindly hosted once again by Wolverhampton Racecourse on Friday 17th November 2017.

Last year, our awards dinner proved to be a resounding success, with business leaders from across the region coming together to celebrate the success of talented organisations within the local business community. Please click here to read about last year's Black Country Chamber of Commerce Awards. In addition, you can click here to see the gallery from our 2016 Awards Dinner.

For more information regarding the Black Country Chamber of Commerce Awards 2017 please call 0330 024 0820. Alternatively, you can click here to email the Chamber team.

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