It’s that time of year again when we shine a light on the best small businesses in the borough at the H&F Council Brilliant Business Awards.
We’ve added some exciting new categories, including Best Tech Start-up and Best Creative Start-up, which coincides with our new partnership with Imperial College London - Upstream - to make H&F a leading destination for the biotech, digital and creative industries.
Whether it’s the small tech start-up you pass on the way to work, or the independent coffee shop you cannot live without, small businesses are the backbone of our local economy and our community.
So, vote now for your favourite business in Shepherds Bush, Hammersmith and Fulham, to give them a chance of being up on the stage with a H&F Brill Bizz award.
Check out the photos from the H&F Brill Bizz launch event.
“This is a great way to celebrate our diverse and successful mix of businesses which are the backbone to our thriving local economy,” said Cllr Andrew Jones, H&F Cabinet Member for the Economy and the Arts. “We’re always looking at ways to help our local traders and business owners as we aim to be the best place to do business in Europe.”
The awards form part of the council’s Industrial Strategy with Imperial to make the borough the best place to live, work and play in Europe.”
If you are a business, you can also nominate yourself to be considered for the judges’ prize.
The prestigious H&F Brill Bizz awards not only acknowledge business success and achievement but shortlisted and winning firms also say they help attract new customers and help grow your business.
This is the seventh year of the awards which continue to grow in popularity with the number of entries increasing year after year.
Last year, Space City Productions was named the Best Local Employer at the H&F Brill Bizz Awards.
“It was a great honour and surprise to be named best Local Employer especially considering the other great companies in the running,” said Amii van Dunn, CEO of Space City Productions.
“We are a small team of 14 people and the awards are a great way to showcase and support the smaller businesses in H&F. We’re looking forward to entering again this year.”
The UK’s most productive advertising production company-per-head has been delivering TV, online and radio commercials since 1992, from its offices in Blythe Road, Hammersmith.
It has produced adverts for companies including Nestlé, Asda, Moonpig, GoCompare, Wowcher and MoneySupermarket.
The Hammersmith firm was also recently shortlisted for a national prize at the SME National Business Awards.
If you’re a customer, you can nominate your favourite businesses in three categories: Best Fulham Business, Best Hammersmith Business, and Best Shepherds Bush Business.
The closing date is Sunday 21 October.
If you’re a business, you can enter yourself directly just download the application form on the website. There are 13 different categories to choose from with the closing date on Thursday 4 October.
The winners will be announced at a glitzy awards evening on Wednesday 7 November. See H&F Brill Bizz for tickets or sponsorship opportunities.
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