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Yes, the Believe in Gloucester Awards are back!

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The Categories Are...

Ambassador of the Year

Young Ambassador of the Year

Business of the Year

(25 or more employees)

Small Business of the Year

 (fewer than 25 employees)

New Business of the Year

 (Business established in 2022 or later)

Hair or Beauty

Business of the Year

Food Business of the Year

Retailer of the Year

Bar or Pub of the Year

Best Customer Service Award

Sustainability Award

Heritage/Regeneration Award

Community Project

or Organisation of the Year

Event of the Year

Charity of the Year

Are you interested in sponsoring any of these awards

Please send a message in the contact form below, stating which award you are interested in.

Ambassador of the Year

This award honours the person who goes above and beyond to make a difference to their community and city.                                

Young Ambassador of the Year

We’re looking for someone under the age of 21 who dedicates their time to help others in the city; from involvement in community groups or sports clubs to helping those in need locally or fundraising for a good cause.

Business of the Year

This category is all about celebrating the success of the city’s established businesses. It is open to companies with 25 or more employees.

Small Business of the Year

Are you a small business which is making a big impact? Then why not enter this category which is open to companies with fewer than 25 employees in the city.

New Business of the Year

We want to honour our latest generation of start-upss in the city with the New Business of the Year category. It is open to any Gloucester firm which was established in 2022 or later.

Hair or Beauty Business of the Year

This award puts the city’s stylists on the map. We want to celebrate the cream of the crop when it comes to Gloucester’s hair and beauty businesses.

Food Business of the Year

There are so many great food businesses on the menu in Gloucester and this award celebrates the best the city has to offer; from its street food vendors and artisan food producers to dine in restaurants and takeaways.

Retailer of the Year

This category is looking to crown the city’s best retailer. From vibrant window displays, to stocking unique products or growing an online presence alongside a brick and mortar offer, we want to hear what makes your store the best in Gloucester.

Bar or Pub of the Year

Which pub serves the best pint or does the best gin in Gloucester? This award celebrates the bar or pub which is going the extra mile to pack in the punters.                                                                                                                                      

Best Customer Service of the Year

This category is all about celebrating the team or staff member who are helping to provide a warm welcome in our city. Does your business pride itself on customer service? Alternatively, tell us why your favourite bar or shop should get this award.

Sustainability Award of the Year

This award honours the organisation, community project or business which is passionate about the planet and puts sustainability at the heart of what it does.                                                                                                

Heritage or Regeneration Award the Year

We are looking for those projects which have brought areas of Gloucester back to life, whether that is transforming a neglected building or piece of land to restoring an old city treasure.

Community Project or Organisation of the Year

This award champions the community project, neighbourhood group or sports organisation that is making a difference to people in the city.

Event of the Year

This category celebrates the city’s fantastic events scene; from the large to the small. So, get nominating your fabulous fun day, brilliant beer festival or marvellous local market.

Charity of the Year

Gloucester’s many good causes make a huge difference to people’s lives. This award celebrates the charity which has done the most to help those it supports.                                   

what's the schedule?

April and May – Nominations Open
July – Judges meeting to shortlist
August and September – Voting on finalists Opens
October – Preparation for a celebration
November 20th – Awards Night!

If you would like to sponsor a category, or be a headline sponsor please carry on reading.

Headline Sponsor

£2,500 (two opportunities available)

Logo prominent on the website plus on all marketing material, post event winners’ promotional material and on the trophy and certificates.

Choice of category to sponsor

Invite to judging panel

Bespoke social media video via Gloucester BID social channels

Invite to VIP drinks reception on the night

Quote in nominations call press release

Award presentation on the night

Category Sponsor

£500 (13 opportunities available)

Logo on the website

Choice of category to sponsor
(subject to availability)

Invite to judging panel

Invite to VIP drinks reception

Mention on Gloucester BID social channels

Award presentation on the night

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