BECBC Business Awards

BECBC Business Awards 2018

The BECBC Business Awards 2018 were launched at the January Member Meeting by Tom Scaife, Event Co-Lead.


Start-Up of the Year Award with cash prize (sponsored by Solomons Europe)

The winner will receive £1k, along with an opportunity to take a £5k “Pay it Forward” Solomons Europe loan.
A start-up business has been trading for less than 3 years and entrants must be a BECBC member.

Click here to download entry pack and application form - new closing deadline: 5.00pm on 24 August 2018 

Click here to download the Solomons Europe Who wants to be an Entrepreneur info sheet



Developing the Next Generation – launched on 4 July 2018
This Award has been developed by the BECBC Shadow Board

This award celebrates businesses who are going above and beyond to support the young professionals within their organisation (aged 16-29) whether it be an extraordinary trainee/apprenticeship or graduate scheme or specific support groups within the company.

Shortlist judges will assess:

Award Closing Date:  5.00pm on 24 August 2018        to be presented at Awards Dinner on 22 November 2018

Click here to download the Developing the Next Generation Award ENTRY FORM

*** New Award
BECBC Rising Star of the Year  Sponsored by Nuvia
– entrants for this Award will be nominated by and voted for by BECBC members   

NOMINATIONS now closed 
SHORTLIST ANNOUNCED and VOTING OPEN: Wednesday 1 August 2018


SHORTLISTED FINALISTS for the BECBC Business Awards 2018 are:

SME Innovation and Creativity Sponsored by Cumbria Innovations Platform and Eco-Innovation Cumbria

Shortlisted companies:

Collaboration Sponsored by Orano

Shortlisted companies:

Socio Economic Commitment to West Cumbria Sponsored by Balfour Beatty

Shortlisted companies:

Inspiring People Sponsored by NIS Limited

Shortlisted companies:

Growing Business Sponsored by Prima Uno

Shortlisted companies:

Micro Business of the Year Sponsored by Wood

Shortlisted companies:

Company of the Year Sponsored by Kaefer

Shortlisted companies:


The Sponsorship Pack is also available if you want to support this presitigous BECBC event.
Prices range up from £275.

With thaks to our sponsors to date, listed above, and:

To secure a sponsorship package, please contact

Click here to see who won the BECBC Business Awards in 2017