No matter what the size of your company, the benefits of winning a business award extend far beyond picking up a coveted trophy! If you are wondering whether you should enter a business award take a look at our 10 compelling reasons to give it a go:
1) Get independent recognition of your achievements
A successful entry celebrates the hard work and achievements of you and any colleagues.
2) Stand out from the entire business community, not just your industry
A business award win, making a shortlist, or being nominated can act as a 3rd party endorsement for your business. A really positive way of differentiating yourself from your competitors.
3) Generate ongoing local and regional PR
Recognition of your achievements doesn’t end once the champagne corks have popped. You can use your title as part of your sales pitch all year round.
4) Increase trust, reliability and credibility
The trust and credibility that comes with awards recognition can play a key part in a potential new customer’s decision to choose you.
5) Attract new customers from a wider audience
Entering the awards will help to raise your profile across different media channels reaching more potential customers across a wide cross section of sectors.
6) A reason to communicate with your customers
What better reason to get in touch with your customers and tell them your fantastic news?
7) Attract new talent
Business awards boost your hiring stature amongst new recruits. If you are the best, the best will want to work with you.
8) Reward and celebrate your staff boosting employee morale and engagement
An award win helps focus staff on what’s great about your company and makes them proud to be a part of it.
9) Enhance your profile
There are plenty of opportunities to meet like-minded people providing plenty of business networking potential.
10) Free marketing!
Just being shortlisted can improve brand awareness and promote your business to new customers via local or national PR.
We hope you are! Whether you are a new business start-up or long established company, solo or part of a team, there is an award out there for you.
If you are keen to take your business to the next level then enter the Seahaven Business Awards 2020. For more information and to submit your entry visit here and get your entry in by 3rd April 2020.