A record number of nominations. Stunning British companies. Click here to see the full shortlist for the 2011 Growing Business Awards.
Launched in 1999, the Growing Business Awards celebrate the achievements of our most innovative, wealth-creating and fast-growing businesses (that's you lot).
This year's event, held at the London Marriott Hotel Grosvenor Square on November 14 – and officially kicking off Global Entrepreneurship Week, introduces new awards, recognising regional and young enterprise. And, for the first time, we've teamed up with a research partner – Cass Business School – to help us unearth even more great British businesses.
The response has been phenomenal: record entries across all categories, from all sectors.
Click on the categories below to see this year's shortlisted companies. Congratulations to all those who made the cut!
- Made in Britain
- International Business of the Year
- Entrepreneur of the Year
- Young Entrepreneur of the Year
- Best Venture Investment
- Company of the Year
- Young Company of the Year
- Digital Innovator of the Year
Many of the shortlisted companies will be invited to a judging day on Tuesday October 25 at Coutts' offices: 440 Strand, London WC2R 0QS. They will be grilled by the likes of Helen Loveless, enterprise editor for the Financial Mail on Sunday; Charles Morgan, managing director of Morgan Motor Company; and Isabel Oswell, head of business at The British Library. Check out the full judging panel here.
Note that the Local Hero of Enterprise award will be presented by Real Business on the night.