Nominations are now open for the prestigious Rhondda Cynon Taf Business Club awards

21 Jan 2010

Lord Alan Sugar’s right hand man Nick Hewer will be joined by televison personality Sara Edwards at the annual event, organised by the successful Business Club to highlight and celebrate the innovation and achievements of local firms of all sizes and backgrounds.

Nominations for the 2010 Business Club Gala Awards and Dinner, with categories including:

  • Bilingual Business of the Year
  • Environmental Business of the Year
  • International Business of the Year
  • Innovative Company of the Year
  • Excellence in Marketing
  • People Development Company of the Year
  • Business Start-up of the Year
  • Rhondda Cynon Taf Company of the Year

Businesses have until January 31 to submit their entries and all are welcome to apply – including non Business Club members.

The winners will be announced at the glittering Business Club Gala Dinner and Awards evening at the Rhondda Heritage Park, Trehafod, in March next year, with Sara Edwards as compere and Nick Hewer as guest speaker.

Next year will be the fourth year of the popular awards, organised by the Business Club to enable firms from across the county borough to celebrate their achievements, share ideas and best practice and to assist them to network so they can continue to develop and grow.

Cllr Paul Cannon, Cabinet Member for Economic Development and Housing, said: "The Business Club Gala Awards and Dinner continues to go from strength to strength and is now in its fourth year.

"We are delighted to once again be able to offer two very popular and high profile guests of honour for our businesses.

"But the real stars of the show have to be the businesses that continue to work, in these difficult times, to succeed and excel in what they do.

"We are pleased to be given the chance to hold them up as shining examples of best practice and look forward to receiving nominations for next year’s awards.

Applications are welcome from any business located within RCT and we can also receive recommendations for nominations on behalf of an organisation within RCT.

To enter visit the 'Gala Dinner & Awards 2010' section of the Rhondda Cynon Taf Business Club website.