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"I am delighted to support West Berkshire Business Awards 2013.  The business community has many heroes and heroines who do not get enough recognition. This is a chance to recognise their achievements and to meet a wide cross section of the West Berkshire community. "

Mr Richard Benyon, MP

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Benefits of Entering

Here are five reasons why your organisation should take part in the Awards:

  1. Reflect on your success – entering the awards allows you to pause and consider what contributed to the success of your business and where you can go from here.
  2. Showcase your business – the Awards are a great way for a company, large or small, to showcase its business.
  3. Positive PR – being selected as a winner or finalist is a fantastic achievement and a real opportunity to generate positive publicity for your business. Winners and finalists will benefit from a high level of local media coverage.
  4. Differentiate your business – what better way to make your business stand out than being a West Berkshire Business Award winner. Demonstrate to your current and future customers, employees and competitors that yours is an exceptional business.
  5. Celebrate your achievements – attend the Award Ceremony – a fantastic opportunity to network and meet people from other successful businesses in the borough.

Gala Dinner of the West Berkshire Business Awards 2016 A Resounding Success

On Friday 14th October, for the 4th consecutive year, The West Berkshire Business Awards held its gala dinner at The Newbury Racecourse, in celebration of local West Berkshire Business.

Over 200 guests enjoyed the evening which was hosted by Mr Thomas Plant TV expert on BBC programmes including Bargain Hunt, Flog it! and owner of local […]

West Berkshire Business Awards announce the winners of the 2015 competition


Friday 16th October saw the largest assembly of local West Berkshire businesses enjoying a gala dinner at The Newbury Racecourse in celebration of local companies.

The West Berkshire business awards honour greatness across an all-inclusive spectrum of West Berkshire business from non-profits and emerging companies to government run facilities.

Just shy of 300 guests enjoyed a drinks […]

Clock is ticking to enter the West Berks Business Awards

Event sponsors explain why they are supporting local businesses and look forward to reviewing the 2015 shortlist

THERE is little more than six weeks to go until the deadline for entries for the 2015 West Berkshire Business Awards.

For this year’s event – which will be held at Newbury Racecourse on Friday, October 16 – there are […]

Newbury – A really good place to start and run a business

In this months Newbury Business Today, lead sponsor Bayer head of communication Simon Greenstreet talked about the importance of the awards.

When people think of West Berkshire, they tend to focus on the larger companies like Vodafone and Bayer, but we know that there is so much more to this area and a lot of hidden gems […]

2015 Awards Launch at Newbury Weekly News

West Berkshire Business Awards 2014 Celebrating Local Business Success

The recipients of the 2nd Annual West Berkshire Business Awards were announced on Friday 17th October at The Race Course Newbury. Hosted by Thomas Plant from Special Auction Services, over 200 guests attended the gala dinner event, which recognises business excellence and honours local West Berkshire Companies which promote the spirit of success and innovation.

Following […]

West Berkshire Business Awards Official Launch 2014

On Friday 7th March at The Vineyard Stockcross, the West Berkshire Business Awards 2014 were officially launched for the second year running. In attendance were the Mayor and Mayoress of Newbury, the Mayor of Thatcham and the Mayor of Hungerford and other invited local businesses.

Mr Richard Benyon MP, who couldn’t attend the event due to […]

West Berkshire Business Awards Announce Launch Date For The 2014 Competition

Following on from the success of the 2013 awards, the West Berkshire Business Awards committee are delighted to announce the formal launch of the 2014 competition.
The formal launch, which is by invitation only, will be held at The Vineyard on the 7th March after which the competition will be declared open. The launch will be […]

West Berkshire Business Awards Engage Kennet School Media Students

The West Berkshire Business Awards committee have again turned to Kennet School to interact with the students and help them further their education. […]

West Berkshire Business Awards Announce Major Sponsor for 2014

The West Berkshire Business Awards committee are proud to announce Bayer as our major sponsor for the 2014 Awards.

Following on from last year Bayer will sponsor the prestigious business of the year category. This award recognises the business within West Berkshire that has maintained consistent growth and strong financial performance, understands its customer, has […]