Small Business and Business Startup Award

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We will accept nominations from any company meeting the following criteria:

  • Are based in the Greater West Midlands area
  • Employers of less than 100 permanent staff
  • New businesses that began trading after 1st April 2010


To reward excellence, innovation and growth in the key small business sector.


The judges will pay particular attention to:

  • Sustained financial performance
  • Job creation
  • Product innovation
  • Industry recognition, accreditation, accolades and commitment to customer service
  • Winning new contracts/customers
  • Commitment to the region


All financial information will be treated in the strictest of confidence and will not be disclosed to anyone other than the panel of judges and advisors. Please provide enough relevant information to enable the assessors to form a clear picture of your achievements.

All submissions to be received by Thursday 12th July 2012

Click below to download a printable version of the criteria and application form.

Download Form

Once you have completed your form(s) please email them to: claire.roberts@trinitymirror.com (clearly stating the category/categories that you are entering in the subject line).

If you would prefer to post your entries please send to: Claire Roberts, Birmingham Post Business Awards, BPM Media, Floor 6, Fort Dunlop, Fort Parkway, Birmingham, B24 9FF

You may submit extra information/documents in support of your application and these will need to be sent to the above address (please supply 6 copies of any supporting information)