Launch of the 2016 Awards


The return of the Lewes District Business Awards are now open for business following a launch at Lewes House, Thursday 3 March 2016.

Attendees picked up this year’s brochure, meet previous winners and networked with sponsors.

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 12 trophies up for grabs this year including three new categories – the Best Employer, Customer Service and International Business. There are also special awards to recognise innovation and the community.


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

Councillor Andy Smith, Leader of Lewes District Council, said: “Following the huge success of the last two years, the Lewes District Business Awards return for a third year as they continue to go from strength to strength.

“I would urge businesses across the District to enter and we look forward to receiving the submissions.”

This year’s sponsors include: Harvey & Son Ltd, Santon North Street, Cheesmur Building Contractors, Veolia, Swindells Accountants, Cavendish Communications, Brooklyn Hyundai, Richard Soan Roofing Service, LEAP, Basepoint, Viva Lewes and Platinum Business.

The Awards are supported by Peacehaven Chamber of Commerce, Seaford Chamber of Commerce, Newhaven Chamber of Commerce, Lewes Chamber of Commerce, Locate East Sussex and The Argus.

Entries can be entered online by clicking HERE.

Businesses can enter up to three categories and deadline for submissions is 4 May at 17:00.

All sponsors with Andy and Ruth