The 2023 Buckinghamshire Business Awards are now closed for entries

Showcasing Buckinghamshire

Buckinghamshire is home to the best and boldest businesses in the country - and it's our honour to once again celebrate their achievements through the Buckinghamshire Business Awards.

The journey starts now, with 12 categories up for grabs, and ends at a glittering ceremony at The Aylesbury Waterside Theatre in September.

The Buckinghamshire Business Awards are an opportunity for local businesses to show that they are leaders in their field who excel through hard work and entrepreneurial vision. Each winner and finalist embodies the spirit of entrepreneurship that makes Buckinghamshire renowned for success.

Together, they all show that nobody does business like Buckinghamshire!

What you need to know

Buckinghamshire’s most prestigious business awards are now open for entries, so if you are looking to showcase your business as the best of the best, make sure you are ready to enter.

Key dates for your diary

16th March 2023 Open for entries
15th May 2023 (9am) Closing date for entries
27th July 2023    Finalists announced
21st September 2023 Winners announced at ceremony at Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Be inspired by the 2022 winners!

Take a look at the winners and finalists from the 2022 awards. Will you be following in their footsteps?

Terms and conditions

Please click here to download the terms and conditions.


What is the deadline for entry?
The deadline for entry is 9am on 15th May 2023.

How many stages are there?
1.    Entry is via our online entry system only, from which shortlists will be decided.
2.    Shortlisted organisations will be visited by a judge at their premises if possible, or via an online platform.
3.    From the shortlist, finalists will be selected after a review by our panel of independent judges.
4.    Finalists will be notified on Thursday 27th July 2023.
5.    Winners will be announced at the Awards Ceremony at The Aylesbury Waterside Theatre on Thursday 21st September 2023.

What happens at the Awards Ceremony?
Winners in all categories will be announced at the ceremony, where they will receive a bespoke trophy and certificate. Meanwhile, guests will indulge in a beautiful 3-course meal and enjoy the buzzing atmosphere and entertainment on show!

How do you get tickets for the Awards Ceremony?
Finalists will receive one complimentary ticket for each category in which they are a selected as a finalist. They can also purchase additional tickets to make it a night to remember for their whole company.

When do tickets to the ceremony go on sale?
Tickets to the ceremony will go on sale from Thursday 27th July 2023.

2023 Award Categories

Apprentice and Young Person Employer of the Year - sponsored by Buckinghamshire Council
Community Champions Award - sponsored by Chandler Garvey
Creative Business Award - sponsored by Pinewood
Digital Innovation Award - sponsored by Alcom IT 
Enterprising Business of the Year - sponsored by B P Collins
Excellence in Customer Service Award - sponsored by CUBE
Growth Business of the Year - sponsored by Richardsons Chartered Accountants
Innovative Business Award - sponsored by Buckinghamshire Local Enterprise Partnership
Net Zero Buckinghamshire Business of the Year - sponsored by GRIDSERVE
New Business of the Year - sponsored by Buckinghamshire New University
Tourism, Hospitality and Leisure Business of the Year - sponsored by Stoke Park
Young Entrepreneur of the Year - sponsored by The University of Buckingham

Useful resources

You may like to read through ‘Your Guide to Entering the Buckinghamshire Business Awards’ along with the ‘Category Guide’.

You can also watch a playlist of Top Tips videos to ensure that you make the most of this opportunity.

2023 Sponsors

Sponsoring the 2023 Buckinghamshire Business Awards

Interested in becoming a sponsor? Take a look at our Sponsorship packages or email for more information.

Previous Award Winners

Take a look at our previous award winners below: