STARTUP BUSINESS AWARDS

HOW IT WORKS

The startup business awards are split into 2 events across the 3 categories, here partners and the local business community have a chance to see who has been shortlisted into the final and why. All finalists will be assigned to a table host and asked to pitch from table to table in a unique, speed pitching format.

YOUR FIRST STEP: APPLY

Your application will be sent to all of our partners who are made up of industry leaders; instantly increasing your profile in the business community, so make it count!

TWO FINALS

Ones to Watch Final; and The Grand Final for Highest Growth Potential and Biggest Social Impact Awards

Once we have received the feedback from the judges on your application, you will be advised by the 16th of October if you have been shortlisted. At this stage you will be given instructions on how to prepare for the final!

ROUND ONE

The first round is for every shortlisted startup in the room to move from table to table pitching their business idea.

ROUND TWO

Three startups from each category then pitch again to the entire room for the audience to cast their final votes and decide the winners.

WINNERS ANNOUNCED

The winners are awarded certificates and presented with prizes from our amazing partners!

MAKE IT HAPPEN

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