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News - 2 November 2017

The Gatwick Diamond Business Awards are now open for Entries

This will be the tenth year for the
Gatwick Diamond Business
Awards and the event is gaining ever increasing attention in the region.  


Any business that is located in or trades in the Gatwick Diamond Region can enter for free – you do not need to be a member of any particular business organisation so we do hope you can encourage your members to enter.

Closing date is 24
November 2017.

The Awards celebrate people and businesses who have  shown
innovation and inspiration in their work, and have demonstrated a real
commitment to the sub-region.

The awards have
become one of the region’s premier business occasions - celebrating the
best of the best across the Gatwick Diamond.


These are the Categories that your members can enter:

Business of the Year over £1m turnover – sponsored by NatWest

Business of the Year up to £1m turnover – sponsored by Platinum Publishing

Business Person of the Year – sponsored by KPMG

New Business of the Year – sponsored by Basepoint Business Centres Ltd

Green Business of the Year – sponsored by Crawley Borough Council

International Business of the Year – sponsored by the Gatwick Diamond Initiative

Manufacturing Business of the Year - sponsored by asb law

The Award for Customer Delight – sponsored by Thakeham Group

The Award for Supply Chain Excellence – sponsored by University of Brighton

The Award for Developing People for Business – sponsored by Crawley College

Apprentice of the Year – sponsored by Reigate and Banstead Borough Council

Employer of the Year – sponsored by Search Consultancy

Responsible Business of the Year – sponsored by University of Sussex School of Business, Management and Economics


If you have any questions on the Awards programme, on the Categories you should be considering or on how to complete your Entry Form then please feel free to contact us without delay.

Save the Date
: the 10
Annual Gatwick Diamond Business Awards will be presented on 15
March at the Copthorne Hotel Effingham Gatwick, by comedy legend and Strictly star Brian Conley.

the Categories and further details and follow us on Twitter @gdbizawards for Top Tips and to keep up to date.

Headline Sponsors:

B&CE The Peoples Pension – Extech – Gatwick Airport – NatWest

And don’t forget to put the 15
 March 2018 in your diary now for the
Awards Dinner and Ceremony
 – it will be a night to remember.

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