Deadline approaching to enter Bexley Business Excellence Awards

PUBLISHED: 16:48 13 March 2018 | UPDATED: 16:48 13 March 2018

The grounds of Hall Place will be the setting for the event. Picture: White Label

The grounds of Hall Place will be the setting for the event. Picture: White Label


Businesses are rushing to beat the deadline to enter the 2018 Bexley Business Excellence Awards, in association with Ocado.

The marquee will host 300 guests at the gala dinner and awards ceremony. Picture: White Label The marquee will host 300 guests at the gala dinner and awards ceremony. Picture: White Label

Entries close at 5pm, on Friday, March 16, and many firms in the borough have already registered and entered online at

As the closing date approaches, it has been confirmed that the finale of the awards programme, the 6th annual Gala Dinner and Awards Ceremony on June 27, will be held in a glittering marquee in the grounds of Hall Place.

The decision to move to the new location is due to the overwhelming demand for tickets to last year’s event.

The new, larger venue will accommodate 300 guests at the prestigious and much-anticipated awards evening.

Cllr Linda Bailey, cabinet member for regeneration and growth, said: “The marquee at Hall Place will provide a wonderful new and bigger setting for this year’s Gala Dinner and Awards Ceremony.

“It also demonstrates just how much the awards programme has grown in reputation and popularity, in line with the tremendous growth opportunities for businesses in Bexley.

“I look forward to celebrating with Bexley’s brilliant business community at Gala Dinner and Awards Ceremony in June.”

The 2018 Bexley Business Excellence Awards are open to all businesses in the borough, and feature 14 free-to-enter categories, including a new award for excellence in Culture, Sport and Leisure.

Bexley Business Excellence Awards - Categories:

• The SME Excellence Award (Turnover of less than £15 million)

• Business Commitment to Education and Skills

• Best Employer of the Year

• Best Marketing Campaign

• Customer Service Award

• Best Charity or Social Enterprise

• Best New Start Up (trading less than 18 months)

• Tech Innovation of the Year

• Entrepreneur of the Year

• Commitment to the Community

• Independent Retailer of the Year

• Made in Bexley (or Assembled)

• Best Business for Hospitality and Food Excellence

• Best Business for Excellence in Culture, Sport & Leisure

To book tickets for the event email

Entries close at 5pm on Friday, 16th March. Enter online at

For more details, please contact or call 0208 726 7968.

For information on sponsorship opportunities please contact Vivien Newbould at or call 0208 726 7968


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