Nominations are now open to put businesses, managers, leaders and entrepreneurs forward for the South and Vale business awards.
The awards were officially opened by Cllr Paul Harrison, Cabinet Member for Development and Regeneration at South Oxfordshire District Council.
South Oxfordshire and Vale of White Horse District Councils have joined forces to include businesses of all shapes and sizes based across the southern Oxfordshire and Science Vale areas.
Anyone can nominate a businesses, employers and leaders for the following categories:
* Large business of the year
* Employer of the year
* Early stage innovation award
* Established innovation award
* Social responsibility award
* Business leader of the year
* Business space of the year
* SME of the year
Cllr Harrison said: “This is the first time businesses and leaders based in our district are able to nominate themselves and others for these prestigious awards. We are excited to championing great leadership and good practice and to support our local organisations to grow and succeed.”
Once announced, the finalists of each category will be invited along to attend a fabulous awards ceremony at Williams F1 Conference Centre in March next year.
Sponsors of the awards are Royds Withy King (lead sponsor), HSBC, Richardsons Group, Bluestream Recruitment, MSC R&D, FOCUS Oxford Risk Management, Hilton Garden Inn (Abingdon), Harwell, Milton Park and Better for Leisure.