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    Event Schedule

    16th January, 2023

    Entries open

    1 March, 2024

    Entries Close


    Business Leader Awards networking event

    March - May, 2024

    Judging takes place

    5 June, 2024

    Finalists are announced

    September, 2024

    Awards ceremony

    Business Leader South West Awards

    With previous hosts including Sir Ranulph Fiennes OBE, business icon Michelle Mone OBE, TV celebrity Gyles Brandreth, Jeremy Vine, comedians Russell Kane and Tom Allen, the Business Leader Awards has become the most prestigious and celebrated business event of the year in Bristol and the South West.

    This high-profile, exclusive event brings together the most influential leaders in business, education and government to recognise and celebrate business success, supported by the area’s most important professionals and advisors. Winning a Business Leader Award is the highest possible accolade and will elevate your business with enormous media coverage. This event has solidified its place as the highlight of the business calendar

    2024 Sponsorship Opportunities

    The Business Leader Awards is a prestigious event that will showcase the region’s outstanding companies and recognise the entrepreneurs who run them. It is the must-attend exclusive business event of the year, bringing together hundreds of leaders in business, education and government along with VIPs and celebrities for one gala evening. They are the awards to win and the awards to promote your brand.


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    Event Sponsors

    Meet the 2024 Judges

    The judges of the Business Leader Awards are senior business and community figures who have been carefully selected for their expertise and professionalism. Each Award category is assigned three judges who assess the applications and decide on three finalists and an eventual winner.

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