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Bristol Live Business Awards

The long-awaited BristolLive Business Awards, brought to you by Reach plc | BristolLive and BusinessLive have returned for 2021 and we’re honoured to be recognising the resilience and achievements of our business community.

Bristol is home to many incredible success stories – from large corporations to SMEs – and it’s now more than ever that we strongly believe in the importance of celebrating the positive accomplishment of businesses in Bristol. It is an opportunity to come together as a collective business community and support each other. We want you to share with us your can-do initiatives, your positive updates and your optimistic projects.

And it’s not just businesses which are celebrated. The BristolLive Business Awards also recognise individual talent, whether you are an entrepreneur who has launched a business and grown it successfully, or a star employee who has stood out from all others.

The awards also remind us that Bristol is a great place to live, work and do business. They toast success, celebrate achievement and highlight successful and innovative businesses doing great things right here in the region.

The Event

Launch Date
Thu 1 Apr
Entry Deadline
Wed 12 May
Awards Ceremony
Wed 16 Jun


Business of the Year Sponsored By 123 Reg

Arthur David

Lifetime Achievement Award Sponsored By LiveWest

Paul Brown – MHI

Family Business of the Year Award Sponsored By QuoLux

Arthur David

Best Tech Business Sponsored By Cubik Innovation

The Pixel

Best Creative Business Sponsored By City of Bristol College


Environmental Award Sponsored By The Bristol Hotel, Doyle Collection


Best Engineering or Manufacturing Business Sponsored By Quantum Advisory

Cubik Innovation

Best SME (Under £15M Turnover) Sponsored By Natwest

Aquarian Cladding Systems

Best Large Business (Over £15M Turnover) Sponsored By Bristol Waste Company

Inside Asia Tours

International Trade Award In Partnership With Business West

British Corner Shop

Contribution To The Community Award Sponsored By GWR

Womble Bond Dickinson

Young Business Person of the Year Award (Under 35 Years Old) Sponsored By Renishaw

Yasmin Keetley of Made by Yasmin

Retailer of the Year

Rare Meat Ltd

Employer of the Year Sponsored By Element Recruitment

Thornbury Community Services

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Business Person of the Year

Your Local Business Hero

Business In The Face Of Adversity Special Award

Lifetime Achievement Award

Best Place To Work

Innovation Award

Black Business Person of the Year'

Large Business of the Year

SME Business of the Year

Start-Up Business of the Year

Environmental Contribution Award

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Contact Us

Louise Symonds
Regional Event Manager | South
Simone Joynes
Event Executive | South
Alastair Orchard
Key Account Director - SW & SE