Business of the Year

Recognised as a market leader in your field, demonstrating increase in sales, headcount, profitability and market share over the last 3 years. This Award will go to the business that can demonstrate the highest levels of growth and a robust plan for sustainable financial performance. Sponsors North Wales Honda Llandudno are giving a sporty Honda to the winner to drive for a whole month!

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Small Business of the Year

Recognising small businesses performing at a high level within their industry sector, including Limited Companies, Sole Traders and Single Office / Home Office businesses with fewer than 10 employees.

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New Business of the Year

This award recognises businesses who are within their first 24 months of trading, have exceeded their initial targets for growth and have already show a significance within the industry they are operating in. They should also have the foundations in place for continued success and potential expansion.

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Business Leader of the Year

This award recognises business people who demonstrate strategic business thinking, have outstanding entrepreneurial spirit and are regarded by others as leaders in their field. Open to individuals who are either self-employed or employed by a business.

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Apprentice of the Year

This awards recognizes apprentices who are either working towards or who have recently completed their apprenticeship. The individual will have shown outstanding progress and commitment to their own personal development and made a real difference to the business the company that they are working for. The application must be accompanied and/ or submitted by either the training organization/ tutor or employer.

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Award for Corporate Social Responsibility

This award is to recognise corporate businesses who have made a real difference or had a positive impact on people, the environment or to improve sustainability in Conwy.

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Best Customer Focus Award

This award recognises businesses who demonstrate a strong link between customer service and profit. The business must be built around the needs of its target audience and have identified and exceeded at delivering against customer expectations

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Social Enterprise of the Year

This award is to recognise a social enterprise that has a clear vision and delivers on its Social Mission Statement, has sustainable growth and financial performance, and achieves a high level of customer and community engagement.

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Green Business of the Year

This Award recognises companies that demonstrate a successful commitment to driving sustainability through their business, balancing social, environmental and financial obligations. The business must demonstrate good environmental or sustainability practice, reducing energy costs, minimising waste or by other means reducing their carbon footprint.

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Food & Drink Business of the Year

The award recognises food and drink businesses which show real commitment to local produce. Judges will take into account business that offer excellence in quality and service, and demonstrate innovation in terms of products and services.

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Outstanding Employee of the Year

If you have an employee that you feel needs to be truly acknowledged with an award, then why not tell us why they are so valued. This can be any employee that has shown outstanding initiative and gone above and beyond in their duties, or someone who is dedicated and effective.

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Tourism Business of the Year

This category is open to any organisation, irrespective of size, involved in the delivery of tourism, visitor attractions or hospitality. This includes, but is not limited to, hotels, restaurants, visitor attractions, experiences and events. The business must demonstrate outstanding performance in a number of aspects and has helped put Conwy on the tourism map.

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IT/ Digital Business of the Year

Aimed at Conwy businesses that have exploited technology to deliver an improved service or created an operational advantage, or for businesses that have enhanced the customer or employee experience through the smart deployment of technology

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Innovation Business of the Year

Has your company had a brilliant idea? A new product or service or a new way of working which has improved performance and profitability? If so, the judges are looking for a business like yours. You must be able to demonstrate your innovation and its commercial return on your business.

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