Salisbury Business Improvement District

Salisbury’s prestigious Business Excellence Awards are back – be quick to enter!

17th February 2022

After a nine-year break, Salisbury’s prestigious Business Excellence Awards are back but time is running out to enter. Salisbury BID has joined forces with the Salisbury & District Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the Salisbury Journal to re-launch the event. 

There will be five awards, all celebrating the best of Salisbury business, handed out at a special black-tie dinner at Salisbury Racecourse on Friday 8th April 2022. 

Only Salisbury BID levy payers and Chamber members can enter the awards, with applications needing to be in by 11th March.

The categories are: 

Start Up Business award, which is open to any member who has been trading for three years or under and can demonstrate success and sustainability. Click here for application form.

Employer of the Year award, which is open to any member that employs staff and recognises organisations that go above and beyond for their employees. Click here for application form. 

Innovation & Sustainability award that recognizes any member providing new technology, product, or service that has been shown to demonstrably reduce costs, increase productivity, improve product quality or in some other way provide a bottom-line benefit that is innovative and sustainable. Click here for application form.

The Dedicated Business in the Community Award is open to any member who can demonstrate how their business has provided a long service of product, employment and support in the community. Click here for application form.

The Business of the Year award is for those businesses that can demonstrate an established market position, excellent growth, expansion plans and resilience as well as effective leadership, innovation and an ethical approach to business. Click here for application form.

You may only apply for one award that best fits.

Click here for the full awards criteria 

Salisbury BID Chief Executive, Robin McGowan, said: “Salisbury BID are really pleased to be involved with the return of these awards and to celebrate the great businesses we have in Salisbury. 

“We hope that as many businesses as possible enter these awards and attend the evening which promises to be a great event and a chance to celebrate together.” 

If you think your business has what it takes to win a Business Excellence Awards, fill out the application forms above or submit an expression of interest, which you can find by clicking here.

The deadline for applications is 11th March 2022, so hurry if you don't want to miss out!

If you would like to attend the event and enjoy the evening’s entertainment, please email - Tickets will be limited to two per business in the first instance and will be on a first come first service basis.