Welcome to the FSB Celebrating Small Business Awards for Yorkshire and Humberside

Entering is easier than ever!

Start by selecting the awards you would like to enter. Simply select the desired awards and then scroll to the bottom of the page to submit.

Please complete your entry details by Friday 12 January 2018

Judging closes on Friday 2 February 2018 after which time you will be contacted and notified if your business has been shortlisted for an area award. You will then be invited to register and to purchase tickets for the area final lunch event.

The awards are free to enter and open to both fsb members and non-members.

If you have any questions on the categories please contact us on fsbevents@fsb.org.uk

Winning an FSB Celebrating Small Business Award says a huge amount about you and your smaller business. The accolade allows your smaller business to stand out from the crowd and make your mark within your geographical area and nationally. Make sure this is the year your business shines.
Category Sponsor Description
Business Exporter of the Year

If your business can show exceptional export achievements, contributing to both the local and global economy, then ship off your application for this category

Ethical – Green Business

This award is designed to recognise the most ethical, socially responsible or green businesses out there.

Business & Product Innovation Award

This is where bold, new business models and innovative products delivering dramatic results can shine

Digital Business of the Year

This award recognises online stars who have maximised all aspects of ecommerce to achieve growth and a strong financial performance through exceptional customer experience

Micro Business of the Year

Celebrating microbusinesses punching above their weight, including Sole Traders and Single Office / Home Office (SOHO) businesses with fewer than 10 employees

Start-up Business of the Year

If you've turned a great idea into a viable business within the last two years and are now reaping the rewards, this category is your chance to be recognised for it

Scale Up Business of the Year

If you feel your business has taken a leap to a whole new level, demonstrating true entrepreneurial spirit then this is the award for you

Family Business of the Year

Championing the big contribution family firms make to business, this category seeks to reward the UK's top family-run SME

Young Entrepreneur of the Year (under 25 years of age)

Can you demonstrate you have the drive and ambition, as well as the vision to take your company to the next level? If you have 18 months of sustained growth with a great business plan then enter now

Employer of the Year

If you invest in your employees, and see the benefits that arise from this by attracting, developing and retaining your staff, take this opportunity to be proud of your achievements

Yorkshire and Humberside Champion (Area only)

Are you passionate about Yorkshire and the Humber? Have you or your business championed Yorkshire and the Humber as a great place to do business? If your business partakes in initiatives that support your local community, or makes a positive impact through employee led activities, this is the category for you.

Triumph Over Adversity

This award celebrates businesses or individuals who have achieved outstanding performance and results whilst overcoming adversity.