Business Awards Categories
Business Awards Categories
Showcasing the best of our business community and providing an opportunity to celebrate quality and excellent service, Skipton Business Awards 2023 is now open.
The awards are open to all businesses trading in Skipton. You can nominate a business for as many of the relevant categories as you wish and the application process is simple, as we are not asking for a huge amount of detail in the entry form. Simply tell us in no more than 300 words why you think the business should win the category award.
Best New Business Award – Sponsored by Le Caveau
Skipton is a great place to establish your business. This award celebrates a new business or company that has started within the past 12 months. Open to all sectors
Professional Services Award Sponsored by Aspire Magazine
This award recognises the predominantly office-based businesses delivering professional services throughout the town. Nominations might include the financial or legal sectors, architects, design agencies, insurance brokers and so much more.
Best independent Business Award – Sponsored by Shepherd Partnership
This award is for independent businesses. Whether it sells something unique, or offers exceptional levels of care for customers, tell us about your favourite independent in the town centre and why they deserve to win the award.
Best Family Businesses Award – Sponsored by Belle Vue Dental Practice
Skipton is proud to have a number of well-established family run businesses. The winner of this award will have family members working in the business from more than one generation. Open to all sectors .
Best Live Entertainment venue Award – SPonsored by Teddy Boutique
The winner will offer regular and diverse range of live music or entertainment
The Health and Wellbeing Award – Sponsored by Benjamin Opticians
Recognising the local businesses committed to the wellbeing of their local community. Open to any health related business Gyms/yoga/dance etc
The Best Food and Drink Award – Sponsored by Bizzie Lizzie’s
Skipton has a wealth of hospitality businesses. The winner of this award will celebrate the best food and/or drink-based business. Open to all hospitality businesses.
Best Tourism Business – Sponsored by Elsworth at the Mill
The winner of this award will celebrating the tourist offer in the town, this could be an attraction, experience, accommodation provider or business associated with the tourism or leisure sector.
Hair and Beauty Salon of the Year – Sponsored by The Backman
Nominate your favourite salon and let us know why they deserve to win the award. With so many potential nominees throughout the town centre including hair, nails, skincare, and tattoo parlours.
Best Retailer Award – Sponsored by AWB Charlesworth Solicitors
Skipton has a wide range of large stores offering a variety of produce including clothing, household items, books, stationery, pharmacy products, groceries and so much more. Nominate your favourite and tell us what makes them so deserving of our award.
Unsung Hero – Sponsored by Brown Bag Café
This award recognises the individual from a Skipton who really excels and makes a positive impact to Skipton. They should be someone who has really gone above and beyond to fly the flag for the town and made an outstanding contribution to improving the town centre.