Lincolnshire Business Awards 2024: Nominations Now Open!

Lincolnshire Business Awards 2024: Nominations Now Open!

Lincolnshire Chamber of Commerce, Lincolnshire Showground and Karis Hildred Events are delighted to host the Lincolnshire Business Awards for 2024, recognising the outstanding local businesses and celebrating their incredible achievements over the past 12 months. The Lincolnshire Business Awards were previously organised by the Lincolnshire Echo, with Sarah Duxbury from Lincolnshire Showground and Karis Hildred of Karis Hildred Events historically being involved in organising this impressive event.

Long-established in the Lincolnshire business community, the awards provide the opportunity to recognise the hard work of Lincolnshire’s varied industries. Taking place on Friday 15th March at Lincolnshire Showground, the ceremony is a brilliant opportunity to showcase the best of business and enterprise across the county. Everyone is invited to join us as we celebrate Lincolnshire’s finest and showcase their extraordinary accomplishments!

Simon Beardsley, Chief Executive at Lincolnshire Chamber of Commerce said: “We are delighted to be collaborating again this year to organise these prestigious awards, recognising all the great businesses in our county and their achievements.”

“This ceremony has become a yearly showpiece event in the business calendar, a place for businesses to come together, network and celebrate all that is great about doing business in Lincolnshire.”

The awards are calling for submissions across nine categories, including an overall Winner of Winners Award. Nominations are now open and close at midnight on Monday 15th January 2024, with judging scheduled to take place Thursday 15th February.

Businesses of all shapes, sizes and sectors across Greater Lincolnshire are eligible to submit a nomination under the following categories:

The Game Changer – Entrepreneur of the Year

The Equality Trailblazer – Diversity and Inclusion Award

The Problem Solver – Business Diversification Award

The Global Player – Export Business of the Year

The Planet Saver – Green Business of the Year

The Workforce Developer – Commitment to People Award

The Rapid Riser – Scale Up Business of the Year

The Field to Fork – Food, Drink and Farming Business of the Year

The Community Champion – Community Business of the Year

It is important to support the excellent work that businesses do in Lincolnshire and these esteemed awards are a brilliant opportunity to promote and celebrate Lincolnshire businesses. We are delighted to share that Lincolnshire Business Awards 2024 winners (that are members of Lincolnshire Chamber of Commerce) will also be entered into the British Chamber of Commerce National Awards!

Sarah Duxbury, Business Development Manager at Lincolnshire Showground commented: “For over ten years the Lincolnshire Showground has been the venue for the Lincolnshire Business Awards, and we are delighted to be hosting the awards once again. Each event has seen hundreds of guests celebrate the success of Lincolnshire businesses and we look forward to celebrating with all the nominees and winners next year.”

Karis Hildred, Owner of Karis Hildred Events added: “We are absolutely thrilled to announce the highly anticipated relaunch of the new-look Lincolnshire Business Awards.

“These awards hold a special place in my heart, as they marked the beginning of my journey in the events industry over 10 years ago. It is an honour to bring them back alongside Lincolnshire Showground and Lincolnshire Chamber of Commerce with a fresh and exciting new approach. The Lincolnshire Business Awards have become a cherished tradition for local organisations, providing a platform to celebrate the outstanding achievements of our thriving business community. We are excited to continue showcasing the very best in business across Lincolnshire for many more years to come!”

To book tickets or enter your business, employee or project for an award, please click here.

Shakespeare Martineau are also involved with the 2024 Lincolnshire Business Awards and are sponsoring the Planet Saver Award, celebrating the Green Business of the Year. Michael Squirrell, Corporate Partner and Head of Lincoln, commented “Shakespeare Martineau is delighted to be supporting the Lincolnshire Business Awards taking place in March 2024.

“Our presence and footing in the Lincolnshire market has grown considerably in the past two years and we couldn’t think of a better way to show our thanks to the business community than in getting involved with the awards. It’s great to be part of this new concept with the Lincolnshire Chamber of Commerce, Lincolnshire Showground and Karis Hildred Events in building what we are sure will become one of the ‘go to’ business events in the county. Our local businesses have a huge amount to offer, are so diverse and have some amazing people achieving ground-breaking results. We should all be proud to celebrate this!”

The opportunity is still open for businesses to get involved with the Lincolnshire Business Awards 2024 and sponsor one of the brilliant categories! This is a wonderful chance to receive great exposure and recognition whilst acknowledging the achievements of organisations within the community. To find out more, contact

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