Published: Friday, 6th August 2021

It’s that time again when the businesses in Royal Greenwich get to show off what they’re made of. 

This year we will be celebrating the amazing way businesses have responded to the pandemic by being creative, resilient and resourceful. 

South-east London’s most prestigious business awards, in association with U+I and supported by the South East London Chamber of Commerce, are free to enter, and businesses will be able to nominate themselves for the following categories: 

  • Food and Hospitality – sponsored by Drury Tea & Coffee 
  • Greener Greenwich – sponsored by IKEA 
  • Health and Wellbeing – sponsored by GLL 
  • Workforce Development – sponsored by London South East Colleges 
  • Made in Greenwich - sponsored by Handelsbanken 
  • Best of Royal Greenwich - sponsored by Willmott Dixon 
  • Young Entrepreneur - sponsored by University of Greenwich 
  • Tourism and Culture- sponsored by Visit Greenwich and The 02 
  • High Street Retailer - sponsored by Grant Saw Solicitors 
  • Innovation - sponsored by Mo-Sys 

Cabinet Member for Business & Economic Growth Cllr Mariam Lolavar, said:  

“Don’t miss your chance to get your business into the spotlight – for free! The Awards are all about showcasing talent, ingenuity and tenacity. The Royal Borough of Greenwich is a great place to do business, but it has been a tough year. We want to celebrate all the fantastic businesses that have been able to flourish and bounce back, so please enter now.” 

Held at the InterContinental O2 Hotel on 22 October 2021, the judging panel includes Cllr Mariam Lolavar, Byron Cole, Ha Smith, James Davy and Mike Finlay who all have experience and expertise in the business world. You will have the opportunity to ‘Meet the Judges’ and submit your questions at a special virtual event (date to be confirmed). 

By taking part in the awards businesses will have the chance to win a £3,000 marketing budget, courtesy of Willmot Dixon, Rineys is sponsoring the Champagne Reception, Lovell is sponsoring the Mayor’s Charity Raffle and the South East London Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring the Leader’s Award. 

Get nominating