Visit the chamber awards website www.chamberawards.co.uk to download an application form and you’re half way there!

The Chamber Awards 2006 officially opened for entry on the 20th February.   The Chamber Awards are the only award scheme open exclusively to members of accredited chambers from across the UK and offer the chance for your business, regardless of size, to gain recognition on a local, regional and national level.

 

One lucky business will receive a cheque for £25,000 courtesy of Microsoft.

 

There are 7 award categories up for grabs this year providing the opportunity for businesses of all types and sizes to demonstrate their achievements: -
 

-         Business Commitment to the Community

-         Business of the Year

-         Entrepreneur of the Year 

-         Exporter of the Year 

-         Microsoft Award for Innovation Through Technology

-         Most Promising New Business 

-         Skills and Workforce Development

 

Anthony Alan Foods won Business of the Year in 2005 and the £25,000 cash prize for Outstanding Business Achievement.  Tony Maloney, Managing Director of Anthony Alan Foods, commented: “We believe that it’s not the company that wins an award but the people who work to make the company a success.”

 

Anthony Alan Foods five tips for entry are: -

            1.      Keep your responses brief and within the word count

2.      Make your points clear and unambiguous

3.      Assume the judges know nothing about your industry

4.      If you’ve done something that is good, you need to say why it’s good

5.      Don’t be modest - If you’ve got something to shout about then shout it!

 

Entry to the awards is FREE of charge and your business is invited to enter more than one category.   What have you got to lose? Get your entries in NOW!

 

All entries received before the 31st May will be entered into a prize draw to win a Car Navigation system worth over £300.