Returning 22 June 2023


The future is unwritten – as is your nomination atm. Please enter whichever of these categories apply. It’s free: good luck

See this year’s categories below…

EntreConf Awards highlight and celebrate the smartest entrepreneurs and their businesses in the region. And recognise the vital support of advisors.
Please see our Top Tips on writing a winning nomination.

Bear in mind that our judges are guided to assess nominations on these lines:

  • Entrepreneurial approach: 25%
  • Clear evidence of success or progress in the period: 25%
  • Prospects: 20%
  • Vision: 10%
  • Values: 10%
  • Distinctiveness: 10%


Either eCommerce company or specialist eCommerce technology agency.

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Most thoughtful, distinctive entrepreneurial employer, creating markedly different, successful ethos for team.

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Entrepreneur of the Year

Leading entrepreneur in the region, any sector, any gender, any size of business, first time or serial entrepreneur.

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Female Entrepreneur

Women-only category for entrepreneur of the year: any sector, any size of business, first time or serial entrepreneur.

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Financial Advisor

Best advice on any financial matter: funding, deals, taxation, financial structures. Either specialist or division of larger practice.

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Leading specialist in FinTech, whether exponent, tech agency, proprietorial software or app developer.

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Health & Wellbeing

Any aspect of physical and mental health & wellbeing sector, including products, sales, distribution, marketing + beauty products.

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Any aspect of food & drink sector, including products, sales, distribution, marketing and food & drink places such as cafes, restaurants, bars.

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Any form of media, any part of media value chain, including creative marketing.

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Any aspect of property sector, including projects, sales, marketing.

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Demonstrable scale-up in last 2-3 years (eg +20% YoY growth) with 10+ employees at start of that period.

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Open to any science-specific entrepreneurial company.

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Small Business Entrepreneur

Best entrepreneurial company with 10 or fewer employees.

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Any aspect of sustainability sector, including consultancies, advisors, products, agencies.

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Specialist technology-creating companies – bespoke, proprietorial, distinctive.

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Young Entrepreneur

Open to any under the age of 30 on September 1 2023.

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