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The hunt is on for Chippenham’s best businesses

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Finalists in the 2017 Chippenham Business AwardsFinalists in the 2017 Chippenham Business AwardsThe hunt to find Chippenham’s best businesses is on, with nominations now open for the Chippenham Business Awards 2018.

Run by Chippenham Improvement District, the winners will be revealed at a ceremony at Neeld Community and Arts Centre on February 22, 2018.

Prizes will be awarded in the following categories:

  • Chippenham Business of the Year
  • Small Business of the Year, Independent Business of the Year
  • Professional Services Provider of the Year, Hotel Restaurant or Café of the Year
  • Apprentice of the Year
  • Young Entrepreneur of the Year
  • Start-Up Business of the Year
  • Customer Service Award and Creative or Technology Business of the Year

There will also be a Lifetime Achievement Award, for a businessperson who has made a considerable, profitable and lasting contribution to business in Chippenham and the surrounding areas over a period of at least 20 years.

The awards offer the chance for businesses within a five-mile radius of the Chippenham BID office to reflect on their achievements, celebrate what they have achieved with their peers and colleagues and send the message to the wider community that Chippenham is a great place to do business.

Chippenham BID manager Rachael Youd said: “This is the second successive year for the Chippenham Business awards and the Chippenham BID are extremely proud to be hosting the event again in 2018.

“The awards reward and recognise business excellence across Chippenham, we are hoping for even more entries this year and urge local businesses to submit their entry at the earliest opportunity.”

Tom Paget, of lead sponsor Awdry Bailey and Douglas, said: “We are delighted to be returning as the main sponsors of the Chippenham Business Awards 2018. The last awards ceremony was a tremendous success and we were privileged to spend the evening celebrating with many great businesses and individuals.

“Chippenham has a huge amount to be proud of and this event is the perfect way to give recognition to those whose hard work and determination help make Chippenham the thriving town that it is.”

To nominate a business, visit www.chippenhambusinessawards.co.uk