Capital Enterprise Media launched new occasions & awards division

Capital Enterprise Media has introduced a £500,000 funding into new occasions firm The UK Enterprise Occasions & Awards Firm to develop a number one awards programme to reward enterprise excellence and innovation.

The UK Enterprise Occasions & Awards Firm will additional prolong the attain of the Canary Wharf based mostly full-service specialist media and data enterprise which operates within the UK, Eire and the US.

Established in 2004, the house owners of Enterprise Issues have almost twenty years of expertise working with fast-growing companies with a big portfolio of enterprise associated manufacturers and EV Powered, a number one title within the fast-growing electrical automobile area.

The brand new firm will run occasions for each CBM-led schemes, in addition to for exterior shoppers corresponding to Aston Martin. The primary excessive profile awards scheme now open for entries is The Enterprise Champion Awards designed to herald and rejoice the perfect of British enterprise throughout the UK.

The Enterprise Champion Awards has been formed based mostly on new analysis by CMB that reveals over 60% of SMEs discover an awards win to be a optimistic driver for progress – however usually price and time funding made it restrictive for smaller companies to enter.

Given these findings, the Awards will undertake a digital-first method with all judging going down over video name to minimise price and time funding. The Awards may even be carbon impartial and permit companies to give attention to operating their enterprise by streamlining the method.

The Awards have twelve classes starting from rewarding champions of innovation; sustainability; range; in addition to particular person awards for SME of the 12 months and Entrepreneur and Younger Entrepreneur of the 12 months.  Full class record right here.

The judging panel is made up of a stellar line-up of UK enterprise leaders together with Phil Jones MBE, MD, Brother UK; Charlie Mullins OBE, CEO, Pimlico Plumbers; Alex Robson, CEO, West Finish Drinks; Dean Forbes, CEO Forterro; and Rune Sovendahl, co-founder Improbable Companies amongst many others.

The deadline for entries is Wednesday 15 December 2021, and winners shall be introduced at a glittering awards ceremony hosted by presenter Huw Edwards on 23 March 2022 in London, two years to the day for the reason that UK was positioned into Covid restrictions.

Richard Alvin, Group MD, Capital Enterprise Media, stated: ‘We all know companies love to have the ability to shout about awards, however usually the method and time funding can put many off, notably once they wish to give attention to buying and selling.  With the creation of The UK Enterprise Occasions & Awards firm, our ambition is to shake up how enterprise awards and occasions are run.

‘Our method is to create stand-out awards programmes which can be progressive; modern however most significantly don’t put up too many obstacles for companies to enter within the first place. We’ve seen some good firms begin up and never solely survive however thrive in opposition to a difficult backdrop of the pandemic, provide chain points, Brexit and the same old myriad of challenges that include operating a enterprise.

‘Our hope is to proceed to construct and prolong on the success of those first award programmes and in 2022 construct out extra schemes to change into the most important and most inclusive awards programmes within the nation.’

Along with the Enterprise Champion Awards, EV Powered can also be operating its first awards scheme to rejoice and reward the UK’s quickest rising automotive sector with the finalists’ ceremony going down 24 March, the day after the Enterprise Champion Awards.

Capital Business Media launches new events & awards division: The UK Business Events & Awards Company