The 2022 shortlist 

Following a tough day of judging, the full shortlist of nominees has been released.

See the full shortlist

Thank you to everyone that entered this year's awards and congratulations to all our finalists!

The Public Vote is now open

This is your chance to vote for the business that you think should win for three of the categories. Who should win the top award for:

· The Best Food and Drink Venue of the year

· The Market or Mobile Trader of the year

· High Street Retailer of the Year

Vote now

Voting is open from Tuesday 20 September until Tuesday 27 September at 3pm.

About the Best of Royal Greenwich Business Awards 2022

The Best of Royal Greenwich Business Awards 2022, organised by the Council in association with U+I and supported by the South East London Chamber of Commerce, are an annual opportunity to celebrate and showcase local businesses and their outstanding contributions to the borough.

Local businesses play a vital role in delivering essential goods and services to residents and visitors, providing jobs and sustainable growth. The Best of Royal Greenwich Business Awards are our way of recognising the fantastic work they do, while providing publicity, exposure and networking opportunities to our business community and encouraging residents to shop local. 

The awards are open to all businesses in Royal Greenwich and are free to enter. Nominations must come from the businesses themselves.

Categories for Royal Greenwich Business Awards 2022

This year there are 12 categories, to recognise the diversity of businesses in Royal Greenwich. The overall winner is selected by the judging panel from the shortlisted entries. 

See this year's categories.

What do winners receive?

Winners will receive:

  • A £3,000 marketing budget, courtesy of WilmottDixon
  • An award trophy
  • A Royal Greenwich winner logo to use in promotional material
  • A badge to display on their premises.

Shortlisted entries will be able to use the ‘Shortlisted’ logo in promotional material and the badge on their premises.

We will also promote award winners through our existing channels, such as social media, the website, newsletters and through advertising and press opportunities. The Royal Greenwich Business Awards provide plenty of opportunities for promotion and networking to all entrants.

What next?

Our judging panel will review the nominations and select a shortlist. Shortlisted businesses will be notified by mid-September

The winners of three categories, the Best Food and Beverage, High Street Retailer, Market & Mobile Trader, will be decided by public vote. Public voting for these three categories will open on 16 September and close on 27 September. This means that the public get the chance to vote for the winners of these three awards from the shortlisted businesses.

Important dates

Applications open - Thursday 14 July 2022
Applications close - *DEADLINE EXTENDED* Wednesday 24 August 2022
Public vote opens - Friday 16 September 2022
Public vote closes - Tuesday 27 September 2022
Winners announced - Friday 7 October 2022

Watch the 2021 Award Ceremony video

How can the Council help your business?

In Royal Greenwich, professional advice is available on many aspects of running your business, from tendering for contracts to recruitment and marketing. We also run an e-business support programme to help businesses reach their potential online, which includes free workshops and seminars.

To find out more about advice and support for businesses in Royal Greenwich, visit

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