ENTER AN AWARD

ENTER AN AWARD

Click on the categories below to find out who can enter, the full criteria that the award will be judged against and what you need to submit.

The time frame for all entries is 2020/2021 and it is free to enter the awards.

Why should you enter the awards

  • Elevate your business
  • Propel your brand
  • Gain high profile recognition of your achievements for you and your team
  • Stand out from the competition
  • Attract new customers
  • Gain respect of your industry and peers

Click here to enter the awards

The closing deadline has been extended until 24th September.

BRAND MANUFACTURER OF THE YEAR

This award is for UK brand manufacturers/suppliers that have run a successful brand awareness or marketing campaign which has significantly enhanced their brand, company profile and has raised brand awareness within their target audience/marketplace.

BUSINESS LEADER OF THE YEAR

This award will be given to a business leader (director, company owner, founder, Chairman, Board member) that has made an outstanding contribution to their company and/or the business supplies industry.

CAMPAIGN OF THE YEAR

Any individual or company who works in the business products and services industry can apply. This is not a new product initiative as that will be judged separately under the New Product of the Year Award.

RESELLER OF THE YEAR

After a challenging year this Award intends to celebrate those who have managed to pivot their business, effectively diversifying and embracing innovation to maximise the return from their existing or a new customer base. Resellers of all sizes are invited to enter.

DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION AWARD

This award is for employers that have shown outstanding dedication in the field of diversity and inclusion and enhanced the agenda within their business.

eBUSINESS AWARD

This award seeks to recognise the company best at using web based technologies to improve its business performance. Applications are open to all sectors of the industry, whether manufacturers, wholesalers, dealer groups, resellers or associates, regardless of the size of the company.

INDEPENDENT RETAILER AWARD

This award is for the Independent Retail Store that has triumphed in the face of adversity and navigated their way through one of the most challenging trading periods in recent memory.

NEW PRODUCT OF THE YEAR

Do you have a new product that you launched in 2020/21? Open to all product manufacturers/suppliers to the industry, regardless of size of company.

OUTSTANDING TEAM EFFORT OF THE YEAR

This award is for the team that has worked together effectively and efficiently to improve the service/product that they offer to customers or colleagues.

PROFESSIONAL OF THE YEAR

This award is for individuals who have demonstrated a major contribution to the success of the company they work for or who have provided excellent professional service to their customers, suppliers, or external stakeholders in the business.

RISING STAR OF THE YEAR

This award is for an individual who has accelerated their career during the past year. Whether this is through accepting increased responsibility, demonstrating a major contribution to the success of the company they work for or providing excellent professional service to their customers, suppliers, or external stakeholders in the business.

SERVICE PROVIDER OF THE YEAR

This award can be entered by IT providers, retailers, resellers, dealer groups, contract stationers and wholesalers who have developed a successful service offering targeted at customers in the supply chain or the end user.

SUSTAINABLE LEADERSHIP AWARD

Sustainability is a core element in well-run businesses of all sizes.  Delivering operational efficiency, business and supply chain resilience, and adding value to society, it is not only a critical component of a responsible company but one which adds competitive edge.

UNSUNG HERO AWARD

Credit for success in business often understandably goes to the leaders of their organisations. The hard work that goes in to delivering the results on the ground often goes unrecognised, but can be equally important for achieving success.

FUTURE FUND GRANTS – AWARDED BY THE BUSINESS SUPPLIES CHARITY

The BOSS Business Supplies Charity has launched Future Fund Grants to help support individuals looking to progress their career in the business supplies industry.

The Outstanding Achievement Award does not have an entry form, as this category is nominated.