Congratulations to the England cricket team for beating New Zealand and winning the Cricket World Cup – a magnificent achievement that they can be proud of. You too can be a winner with the help of Awards Intelligence and collect some prestigious trophies that will raise your profile in your industry and give you independent endorsement of your unique achievements.
If you are at the top of your game or an aspiring entrepreneur aiming to be a high-profile business leader, winning awards is a fast-track way of giving your career an instant uplift.
The first thing to do is prepare an awards plan for the coming 12 months, choose awards carefully that best fit your industry and achievements and then only enter awards you think you have a chance of winning.
The EY Entrepreneur of The Year UK 2020 is one of the most prestigious awards for business leaders. You must have been in the post for a minimum of two years and have a significant financial stake in the business. Judges are looking for entrepreneurial spirit, innovation, national and global impact and brilliant leadership. Entries will be accepted for 2020 towards the end of the year.
The Global Entrepreneur Awards are already open for nominations for 2020. Entrants must focus on achievements over the previous year and all you have to do is write an essay of 650 words describing achievements and produce a bullet point list of up to 10 key accomplishments.
The Federation of Small Businesses’ Young entrepreneur of the year (under 30) award for 2020 opens soon on 1 August 2019. And there are categories for outstanding entrepreneur and outstanding female entrepreneur in the Best Business Awards, deadline 31 October 2019.
For leaders in small and micro businesses and sole traders, there is the British Business Awards that close on 28 August.
There is a good range of categories to choose from including the Third Age Business Award for those who start an enterprise in retirement, Female Business Owner Award, the Black Asian or Minority Ethnic Business Award and the Young Business Owner of the Year.