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Last Chance to Apply for the Black Country Chamber of Commerce Awards 2018

BCCCA17 213The application deadline for the Black Country Chamber of Commerce Awards 2018 is now less than 2 weeks away, with businesses from across the region being encouraged to submit their entries by midnight on Friday 29th June.

With 10 categories for which you can apply, these Awards are an ideal platform to showcase your company and celebrate your success, as the Chamber seek to recognise those who uphold standards of excellence and innovation within their organisation.

In addition, the Chamber are once again working closely with the British Chambers of Commerce so that businesses who apply for particular categories will also be entered into the regional and national Awards.

This year’s Award categories include:

Best Use of Technology*

Customer Commitment Award*

Education & Business Partnership*

Excellence in Manufacturing and Engineering

Export Business of the Year*

Small Business of the Year*

Social Impact Champion

Tony Andrews Start-Up Award

Workplace Wellbeing Award*

Young Person or Apprentice of the Year

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

Please note, 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 and to non-members at a fee.

Julie Cunningham, President of the Black Country Chamber of Commerce, commented: “Our Annual Awards provide a great opportunity for businesses from across the Black Country to celebrate their success. As a region, we have a large number of innovative companies that operate across a diverse range of sectors, which is something that the Chamber seeks to actively champion.

“In addition, we are delighted to announce that the Rotary Club of Dudley are donating a cash prize of £1,000 to the winner of the Young Person or Apprentice of the Year Award, which is to be used as a contribution towards their personal development during their apprenticeship.” 

“I wholeheartedly encourage businesses to apply for the Awards, and I look forward to celebrating their successes with them at the Annual Awards dinner in November.”

The shortlist for each of the categories will be announced in September. Winners will then be announced at the Black Country Chamber of Commerce Awards Dinner 2018, taking place on 9th November 2018 at Wolverhampton Racecourse.

Dates for your diary:

  • All entries must be received by midnight on Friday 29th June 2018
  • Finalists will be announced in September 2018
  • Winners will be announced at the Awards Dinner on 9th November 2018

For more information on the Black Chamber of Commerce Awards 2018 please visit, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 01902 912319.

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