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The Birmingham Award Categories

Nomination Categories

Restaurant of the Year

Restaurant of the Year

Candidates must show that it has made a great impact on the restaurant scene within Birmingham. It must show proof it offers high standard of service, cuisine, innovative ideas, customer service and exceptional business acumen.


 

Minimum Requirements

                • Must be based within Birmingham postcodes

 

                • Must be established for 12 months or more

 

                • Ratings on TripAdvisor & other websites

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Bar/Pub of the Year

Bar/Pub of the Year

The Bar/Pub award is open to anyone who owns or manages a bar or a pub. The business must demonstrate flair and innovation as well as sound business planning. The candidate must display excellent customer focused environment and memorable customer focused experience/event.


 

Minimum Requirements

                        • Must be based within Birmingham postcodes

 

                        • Must be established for 12 months or more

 

                        • Ratings on TripAdvisor and other online websites

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National Retailer of the Year

National Retailer of the Year

The nominees for ‘National Retailer of the Year Award’ will be judged on the following criteria:


 

Minimum Requirements

 

                • Proof that the business is actively developing

 

 

 

                • Customer experience and customer service

 

 

 

                • Range of products or services

 

 

 

                • Must be established for 12 months or more

 


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Independent Retailer of the Year

Independent Retailer of the Year

The nominee for ‘Independent Retailer of the Year Award’ will be judged on the following criteria:


 

Minimum Requirements

 

        • Proof that the business is actively developing

 

 

 

        • Customer experience and customer service

 

 

 

        • Range of products or services

 

 

 

        • Must be established for 12 months or more

 


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Art & Culture Award

Art & Culture Award

The Art & Culture Award will be presented to a person or an organisation who has made the most positive impact to the community by conveying positive messages through one or more arts [e.g. drama, dance, music, visual arts etc][/e.g.]. The nominee must show creative flair in communicating their message and good practice in their work.


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Business of the Year

Business of the Year

This award will be presented to a business that has been established for at least 2 years or more and demonstrates an all round excellence in business.


 

The judging will focus on:

            • The candidate must demonstrate commercial success

 

            • Proof that the business is actively developing new products or services.

 

            • Evidence of strong employee support, development and motivation.

 

            • The candidate must demonstrate an exceptional customer service.

 

            • Innovation and creativity

 

            • Community involvement

 

            • There will be a face to face interview with the judges

 

            • Organisation of 20 +Staff

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Small Business of the Year

Small Business of the Year

This award will be presented to a business that employs between 1-25 people and that has been established for at least 2 years or more. It must demonstrates an all round excellence in business. The judges will focus on:


        • The candidate must demonstrate commercial success

 

        • Proof that the business is actively developing new products or services

 

        • Evidence of strong employee support, development and motivation

 

        • The candidate must demonstrate an exceptional customer service

 

        • Innovation and creativity

 

        • Community involvement

 

        • Business that employs between 1-20 people

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Businessman of the Year

Businessman of the Year

Businessman of the year must have outstanding business acumen, excellent leadership skills and has achieved remarkable growth and profitability in their organisation either as an employee or as an owner of a business.  He must be highly motivated, and have distinguished achievements in his area of expertise. The candidate must also show a high degree of community engagement.


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Businesswoman of the Year

Businesswoman of the Year

Businesswoman of the year must have outstanding business acumen, excellent leadership skills and has achieved remarkable growth and profitability in their organisation either as an employee or as an owner of a business.  She must be highly motivated, and have distinguished achievements in her area of expertise. The candidate must also show a high degree of community engagement.


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Community Initiative / Charity / Volunteer

Community Initiative / Charity / Volunteer

This award is aimed at an organisation or an individual that has instigated projects for the benefit of the community or the wider society, using their own initiative to tackle various issues on a local, national or international level.


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Excellence in Media Award

Excellence in Media Award

To be eligible in this category the nominee must be operational for a minimum of 1 year. This category is open to anyone in the media industry for example, Journalist, Presenter, Radio DJ, Editors, Magazines, Newspapers (online or print), Radio Shows etc.

The nominees for ‘Excellence in Media Award’ will be judged on the following criteria:


 

Criteria

                • Content (relevance, quality etc.)

 

                • Design / Appearance of the print product or website

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Sporting Initiative

Sporting Initiative

The ‘Sporting Initiative Award’ will be presented to an organisation that works to continuously improve the quality of sport in any of its elements. This award recognises the need to encourage people into sport. The nominee must demonstrate that they have and encourage strong links between the community and sport.


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Young Achiever

Young Achiever

This individual must be between 16 and 30 years of age and must show dedication and passion in pursuing their chosen profession or field of endeavor, having overcome barriers in order to achieve their vision whilst ensuring ongoing self-development in their pursuit.


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Venue of the Year

Venue of the Year

The nominated venue events space must primarily be used to host exhibitions, company events and functions. The judges will consider:


        • The capacity of the venue (Must be minimum 500 capacity)

 

        • Health & Safety compliance

 

        • Proven history of corporate fulfillment

 

        • Range of facilities and services provided for attendees

 

        • Accessibility

 

        • The ability to facilitate ancillary add-ons

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Social Enterprise

Social Enterprise

To be eligible for this award the nominee must be established for 2 years or more. The judges will consider:


        • Evidence of social, environment and community impact

 

        • Established for 12 months or more

 

        • Must be able to demonstrate their social mission

 

        • Must show evidence of 50% or more form of income not through grants

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Blogger of the Year
Blogger of the Year

The blog must be updated regularly and established for a minimum of 6 months. It must promote the city of Birmingham. The content must be clear, well written and relevant to the target audience. The blog must be able to demonstrate that they have a good following and that their website is visually appealing.

  • Must demonstrate good use of social platform ie twitter/Facebook to promote their blog
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Contribution to Education

Contribution to Education

Contribution to Education award will be given to a person or an organisation that has contributed to the excellence of educational provision or maintained a record of scholarly excellence in teaching, or development and outreach.


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Lifetime Achievement Award

Lifetime Achievement Award

This award honours an individual who has made outstanding contribution to any given field to the community.


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Best use of Social Media or Marketing Campaign

Best use of Social Media or Marketing Campaign

 

        • Engaging with audience

 

        • Creativity

 

        • Best use of social media ie platform used

 


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Best Apprenticeship Employer Award

Best use of Social Media or Marketing Campaign

Nominee’s will be judged on the following criteria:

 

    • Outline your organisations apprenticeship programme

 

Professional of the Year

Professional of the Year

This individual must show outstanding business acumen, someone who has made a genuine difference to the organisation showing leadership skills and positive growth in the respective industry.

    • Must be in an establishment for 12 months or more

 

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