Thursday, August 25, 2011

Get free publicity from Open4Business

Is your Dorset business good enough to win an award and benefit from the free PR that comes with it?

Entries for the Open4business 2011 awards close in two weeks.

Open4Business supports and promotes businesses based in south and west Dorset. Every year they present a number of awards, recognising successful local firms for achievement in a number of categories.

Businesses who enter the awards receive publicity and recognition across the county, and it can help to position them as a leader in their sector. Winners enjoy the thrill of success and the award is a great PR opportunity.

Previous winners have commented on the value of the award to their business and some have gone on to become sponsors, such is the value they place on being involved.

Entries for the 2011 Open 4 Business awards must be in by 9am on Monday 12 September.

The awards are in the following categories:

  • New business (trading less than 36 months)
  • Tourism and hospitality
  • Retailer and customer service
  • Technology and innovation
  • Small business (up to 5 employees)
  • Learning in the workplace
  • Entrepreneur award
  • Business engagement in the community
  • Export award
Chosen by the judges from the winners of the categories above:
  • Business of the year
Nominated by others:
  • Flame - female
  • Flame - male
You can apply for an award here.

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