Rugby Business Awards 2012

2011 Award Winners

The Business Event of the Year is just around the corner. Are you in with a chance of winning?

The Rugby Business Awards each year looks to recognise the best of the best businesses in Rugby and the 2012 awards are no exception!

We are already heavily promoting this year's campaign in the Rugby Advertiser and wanted to share with you the opportunity to enter this year's prestigious event.

Are you in with a chance of winning?

If you have achieved success, growth, innovative ideas, excellent customer service, have outstanding staff or the best team or perhaps you have gone eco friendly, then the 2012 Rugby Business Awards offer you the chance to be recognised and rewarded.

Join us for a night of celebration on Friday 1st June at the Dunchurch Park Hotel in Rugby to recognise the crème de la crème of local business.

Within this site you will currently find a teaser video for this year's awards, as well as an interview with last year's winners.

The Business Event of the Year

An short video introduction to what we can expect from this years awards.

Click on the play button to start video.

Awards Entry Form

Application Form

If you would like to enter/nominate a company/individual for an award, please download the entry form (PDF) below. Closing date for entries or nominations is: Thursday 17th May 2012

Please note that companies and individuals may enter or be nominated for more than one category, where appropriate, but each entry/nomination must be made on a separate entry form. Photocopies of the form are acceptable, or additional copies.

Click on the link below to open up the form. You can then print it out, fill it in and send it to

Ginny Hunter, Advertisement Manager, The Rugby Advertiser, 2, Albert Street, Rugby. CV21 2RS.

Entries can also be submitted via email to: leasa.marriott@jpress.co.uk and must follow criteria guidlines

Application Pack: For ALL categories (PDF - 320kb)
Application form for 'Town Center retailer of the Year' category (PDF - 668kb)
Application form for 'Innovation' category (PDF - 36kb)
The closing date for nominations is Thursday 17th May 2012.

Categories and Criteria

This is a list of all the categories for the Business Awards 2012.

Place your mouse over the category titles below, to view the criteria.

Awards Night

Special Guests

This years Rugby Business Awards will take place on Friday 1st June at Dunchurch Park Hotel in Rugby with Special Guest Bobby Davro and Master of Ceremonies Ian Richards.

Avoid disappointment - book your tickets now. This year, due to this new exclusive venue, tickets will be limited and cost £40+vat. Your evening will include:

  • Welcome drink on arrival.
  • 3 course dinner with wine.
  • The Rugby Business Awards Ceremony.
  • After dinner speaker Bobby Davro.
  • Dancing, charity raffle & auction in aid of the Warwickshire & Northamptonshire air ambulance.

    Click here to download ticket booking Form and dinner menu (PDF - 55kb)

    Dunchurch Park Hotel

    Special accommodation offer at Dunchurch Park Hotel on Friday 1st June 2012

    Why not make the most of the evening and stay over at Dunchurch Park Hotel. Double Room £60 | Single Room £40. Includes breakfast. Please quote RBA to qualify for this special offer.

    Dunchurch Park Hotel, Rugby Road, Dunchurch, Nr Rugby, CV22 6QW. T: 01788 810656 Website

  • Entry Guidelines

    1. All completed forms must be sent to: Ginny Hunter, Advertisement Manager, The Rugby Advertiser, 2, Albert Street, Rugby. CV21 2RS. Closing date for entries or nominations is: Thursday 17th May 2012

    2. Please provide a profile of the business or individual concerned, paying particular attention to background career/business history, and – where appropriate – current performance, number of staff, profit/revenue growth, business strategy and other criteria (see criteria details). For some of the categories the judges may want to call and hear a short presentation from the entrant. You will be notified so that an appropriate time can be arranged.

    3. If it is more convenient for the written submission to be produced on a word processor or other type of printed medium, securely affix entry material to this form. Please ensure that handwritten entries are clearly legible and that all names are printed in block capitals.

    4. Please state which particular qualities exhibited by this organisation/team/individual would make them a worthy recipient of this award. Please note that companies and individuals may enter or be nominated for more than one category, where appropriate, but each entry/nomination must be made on a separate entry form.

    5. Photocopies of the form are acceptable, or additional copies can be obtained by calling Ginny Hunter, The Rugby Advertiser, on (01788) 539990, or calling at our offices at 2 Albert Street, Rugby, CV21 2RS. Entries can also be submitted via email to leasa.marriott@jpress.co.uk and must follow criteria guidlines.

    Sponsors

    Thanks to all our sponsors who help make the Education Awards a great event.

    Click on the logos below to visit sponsor websites.

    SITA CEMEX Rugby Advertiser Nationwide Rugby Borough Council BT AVIVA Brethertons Clock Towers Rugby First

    Business of the Year 2011

    A short audio interview with Helen Walton from Perfection Beauty, Winners in the 'Business of the year' Category at last year's awards.

    Click on the play button to start video.