Judging period to begin in Test Valley Business Awards 2019

Let the judging commence for this year’s Test Valley Business Awards…!

Following a lively and energetic start to the milestone 15th Test Valley Business Awards, which has seen an impressive 30% increase in businesses entering, the judging period is about to begin.

Judging the entries represents the second critical phase – after the entry period – in the year-long awards programme.

Responsibility for judging falls to the respective 6 Gold Sponsors. Theirs will be a challenging, but welcome, task of considering each entry against their chosen judging criteria, which can be found on the Awards’ website.

This year, businesses had the opportunity to enter any of the Awards’ 6 categories, sponsored by some of the areas most accomplished and well-established businesses.

The Test Valley Business Awards 2019 Awards Categories & Gold Sponsors are:

  • Innovation & Technology Award – The University of Southampton Science Park
  • New Business of the Year Award – Test Valley Borough Council
  • Marketing Excellence Award – Webkick Ltd.
  • Employer of the Year Award – Simplyhealth
  • Businesswoman of the Year Award – Aster Group
  • Small Business of the Year Award – Parker Bullen LLP

This year’s judging period takes place from 28th May, after which point the 2019 finalists will be announced on 19th July.

Now in its 15th year, the Test Valley Business Awards – run by a steering group of volunteers – has become a well-established platform to champion business excellence. It is a great way of shining a light particularly on the many new and small businesses in the region, all doing interesting and valuable work, but often out of sight.