Join us for the British Small Business Awards on November 1!

The leading event from will continue to celebrate the brightest stars of the SME sector. Make sure you join us for an unmissable evening.

The British Small Business Awards 2017, organised by and, sponsored by Travelers, SalesforceDun & Bradstreet, Storey, and Alma PR and held on November 1 at the Grand Connaught Rooms, London, is the leading awards ceremony in the SME space, rewarding the brightest stars of the UK small business scene, together with the vendors and advisers that help them start, run, grow and succeed.

On November 1, we will open with a champagne drinks reception, following by a sumptuous three-course meal with coffee and wine, before the winners are announced. We are pleased to announce that the evening also includes a Keynote address from Sir Rod Aldridge, founder of Capita and the Aldridge Foundation and a leading figure in inspiring entrepreneurship in local communities. It is sure to be a memorable occasion for the SME sector.

The small business categories for the British Small Business Awards 2017 are as follows:

Community Business of the Year
Disruptor of the Year
Exporter of the Year
Micro Business of the Year
Online Business of the Year
Retail Business of the Year
Small Business of the Year
Sole Trader of the Year
Young Business of the Year
Accountancy Software Provider of the Year
Accounts and Tax Adviser of the Year
Alternative Finance Provider of the Year
Business Bank Account of the Year
Business Lender of the Year
Insurance Provider of the Year
Technology Provider of the Year
Utilities Provider of the Year
Website Builder of the Year

The 2016 Awards

The first Awards event, hosted by Kate Thornton at the magnificent Grand Connaught Rooms in London, was attended by 400 of some of the highest-achieving small businesses in the country, together with the influential advisers and partners that contributed to their success.

Graphic designer Gemma Lawton-Bryant impressed the judges in the Sole Trader of the Year category with strong turnover growth and an impressive customer base acquisition.

Our Innovation of the Year award went to Azoomee, a product made to inspire and empower kids through hundreds of tutorials, shows, and games, all in one secure app.

An image gallery of the event can be seen here:

See you on November 1!

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Ben Lobel

Delphine Hintz

Ben Lobel was the editor of from 2010 to 2018. He specialises in writing for start-up and scale-up companies in the areas of finance, marketing and HR.

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