Open4Business: May 2016

The Queen's Award for Enterprise are open for entries

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The Queen's Awards for Enterprise are for outstanding achievement in three categories: innovation, international trade, and sustainable development. Established in 1965, they are the highest official UK awards for British businesses.

Previous winners include many small and medium-sized companies as well as Dyson, Bromptom Bicycle and Boots. Winners have reported benefitting from worldwide recognition, increased commercial value, greater press coverage and a boost to staff morale.

Winning entries will be:

  • Invited to a Royal reception at Buckingham Palace, hosted by Her Majesty The Queen
  • Presented the award at your company by one of the Queen's representatives, a Lord-Lieutenant
  • Able to fly The Queen's Award flag at your main office, and use the emblem on your marketing materials, for example on your packaging, advertisements, stationery and website
  • Given a Grant of Appointment and a commemorative crystal bowl

The closing date for entries is 2 September 2016.

To find out more email queensawards@bis.gsi.gov.uk or call 020 7215 6880.