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Published: 29th January 2020

Cornwall Business Awards 2020 Open for Entries

The Cornwall Business Awards 2020 have now opened for entries! These Awards recognise the best of the best from companies within Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. Now in its 15th year, the Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Growth Hub organise these Awards.

With the Awards being free to enter, you should register with the website to take a look at top tips and guidance, as well as to see further about all the possible categories you can enter.

Any business or sole trader based in Cornwall or the Isles of Scilly can apply with applications open until Monday 23rd March at midnight (going into Tuesday 24th March). The finalists will be announced towards the beginning of May and will also be in the running for a £10,000 marketing campaign from Media Partner, Pirate FM. This includes digital and on-air advertising. You will also be in the running for the People’s Choice Award, chosen via public vote.


Award Categories for 2020

  • Beacon Inclusivity Award – sponsored by Beacon Project
  • Best Business with a Purpose – sponsored by CORSERV
  • Best Customer Experience – sponsored by Jobline Staffing
  • Best Family Business – sponsored by St Austell Printing Company
  • Best New Business – sponsored by Outset Cornwall
  • Best Place to Work– sponsored by Skills Hub
  • Business Finance Award – sponsored by CIOS Investment Fund
  • Business Leader of the Year – sponsored by InFocus from Unlocking Potential
  • Clean Growth Award – sponsored by Impact, Innovation and Business at the University of Exeter
  • Employee of the Year – sponsored by Truro & Penwith College
  • Exporter of the Year – sponsored by Business Cornwall
  • Growth Business of the Year – sponsored by Access to Finance
  • Rising Star Award   – sponsored by Cornwall & Isles of Scilly LEP
  • Sole Trader of the Year – sponsored by Lang Bennetts
  • Third Sector Award – sponsored by Eden Project
  • People’s Choice 2020 -Watson-Marlow Fluid Technology Group
  • Pirate FM Brand Builder Award – Sponsored by Pirate FM


The Awards are also supported by

  • Cornwall Innovation
  • Vickery Holman
  • DCA PR


You can follow the Cornwall Business Awards via these channels;

Facebook: @CornwallBusinessAwards

Twitter: @cbizawards

Instagram@ cornwallbusinessawards


Hashtag: #CornwallBizAwards


Other Key Dates:

  • Event Launch, 14th February
  • Top Tips Webinars, 6th February / 20th February / 18th March
  • Nominations Close, Midnight 23th March – UPDATE: NOW CLOSING MIDNIGHT 30th JUNE
  • Shortlist Announced, W/C 8th May
  • PR workshop, 20th May
  • Showdown Judging Day, 10th June
  • Awards Ceremony, 25th June


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