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Brand Yorkshire Business Awards 2019

We are delighted to announce our 2019 Awards Ceremony will take place on Thursday 5th December 2019 at The Majestic Hotel, Harrogate from 7pm.

Hosted by Andy Reid MBE Standing Tall

Please join us at our annual Brand Yorkshire Business Awards ceremony where you’ll have the chance to win awards varying from ‘Best New Business of the Year’ to ‘Hospitality Venue’. This is the perfect opportunity to get recognised for the extensive work you do and truly showcase your business.

Strictly for Yorkshire based businesses only, you may be up against some of your local competitors – even more reason to apply!

Finalists will have the opportunity to market their products or services on our Brand Yorkshire e-newsletters which are sent to over 50,000 of our contacts.

Brand Yorkshire Business Awards Finalists 2019:

Best new business (trading for less than two years)

  • MKL Innovation
  • Complete Property Deal
  • CurveBlock
  • Boem Leisure
  • HRH Furniture

Best micro business (no more than 9 employees)

  • NSI
  • Verus Solutions
  • The Soapy Group
  • Glawning
  • Torque Law

Best small business (no more than 50 employees)

  • CCF Accountancy
  • York Gin LTD
  • Sheards Accountants
  • Platinum Print LTD
  • Imageco
  • Comply Direct



  • Yorebridge House
  • Dine


Innovation – Sponsored by the University of York

  • Gala Technology
  • CurveBlock
  • ixRM
  • Assyst Bullmer
  • Rapid Spike


Out of their league – Sponsored by the RTC North

  • MKL Innovation
  • ixRM
  • Assyst Bullmer
  • IDR Law
  • Fernite of Sheffield LTD


Property & construction – Sponsored by DE Ford Insurance 

  • CurveBlock
  • Reveal Doors and Windows
  • GeoShield
  • CG Building and Restoration

Judging matrix

Points Explanation
1 Gives little or no factual information about the business to support the entry. Doesn’t explain much about the business in relation to the criteria
2 Small amounts of evidence or metrics that could be easily challenged. No independent/verifiable evidence. Only a small amount of information about the business in relation to the criteria
3 Gives decent information in relation to the criteria. Attempts to demonstrate a business case supported by limited amount of evidence/metrics
4 A clear pitch in relation to the criteria supported by good evidence/metrics
5 A show-stopping story clearly linked to the criteria, supported by independent/verifiable qualitative and quantitative evidence

Brand Yorkshire Sponsorship Packages

We have 2 sponsorship packages available:

Award sponsors – £250 + VAT (this includes 2 tickets to the event)

Main Awards Sponsor – £2900 + VAT (this includes 10 tickets to the event)

Both packages will receive marketing and promotion in the lead up to the event to gain maximum exposure.

For more information please contact Mona

All finalists must pay for their tickets for the awards night alongside the minimum ticket purchases per category, this is to ensure we have maximum capacity at the venue and there is little chance of non-attendees.

Ticket prices:

Single: £69 plus VAT
Five: £299 plus VAT
Ten: £550 plus VAT

Tickets include 3-course dinner, plus a reception drink.

Minimum ticket sales vary per category:

Best New Business – Minimum two tickets
Best Micro Business, Best Small Business, Innovation,  Hospitality Small Business, Hospitality Medium Business, Out of their league and Property & Construction Small Business – Minimum five tickets per each category
Property & Construction Medium Business – Minimum ten tickets

*Money raised from this event will contribute to the development of the  school at Hemsworth Miners Welfare to help disadvantaged and disenfranchised children.


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