Awards Set To Launch March 2015

Lewes District Council is pleased to announce the return of the Lewes District Business Awards – launching March 2015.

Celebrating excellence amongst the District’s business community, the Awards are FREE TO ENTER and open to organisations of all sizes and sectors.

The Awards create a fantastic opportunity for many different types of businesses to come together and celebrate the success of the District’s business talent and achievement.

There are twelve trophies up for grabs, including the prestigious Company of the Year and Best Independent Retailer, along with special awards to recognise innovation and customer service there is a category for every type of business.

For the second year, Hugh Burnett OBE, DL, FCA will chair the judging panel.

Hugh has also been actively involved with regeneration in Newhaven and was recently awarded the Queen’s Award for Enterprise Promotion. As a Deputy Lieutenant and an ambassador for East Sussex, he was also awarded an OBE in 2001 for his contribution to regeneration and exports.

To enter simply go online at

Businesses can enter up to three categories and deadline for submissions is 6 May 2015.

The winners will be announced at an awards ceremony at Pelham House, on Thursday 9 July 2015. Finalists, judges, journalists and sponsors will be attending these prestigious awards.

For more information on entering or to discuss sponsorship opportunities, please contact us on T: 01273 666200 or E: