Searching for West Midlands’ best small businesses

The 2022 West Midlands Business Masters winners West Midlands Business of the Year awards is now open for entries and we want to hear from small businesses across the region.

The Small Business category is for companies with up to 50 employees.

Our judges are looking for businesses which can demonstrate outstanding development and growth, for example through significant investment, creating jobs, entering new markets or launching new products – and be able to show the impact this has had on the company’s performance.

The last five Small Business winners were all very different, representing technology, environmental health, hospitality, business services, and education sectors:

2022: Endpoint Automation Services
2021: Legionella and Fire Safe Services
2020: Butchers Social
2019: Curium Solutions
2018: Open Study College

The West Midlands Business of the Year Awards 2024 are backed by headline sponsors Cazenove Capital, Freeths, LDC and Robert Walters.

The deadline for entries is Friday, July 7, 2023. Click here for more information and to enter now.

Endpoint Automation Services won the Small Business award in 2022

The West Midlands Business of the Year awards celebrate the very best business successes from across the region.

The shortlisted companies will be those that are innovating, disrupting and thriving – and want to showcase their achievements.


The awards are led by with categories for every size of business.

A rigorous judging process that will see all of the companies visited by members of our judging panel, before a shortlisting process. Each company on the shortlist will then be invited to pitch why they should win an award, with the winners revealed at a high-profile awards evening in Birmingham.

There are 15 categories to enter the West Midlands Business of the Year Awards 2024. As with previous years, the Ambassador award will be chosen by the judges.
Start Up
Employer of the Year
International Trade
Community Impact
Property Business
Family Business
Small Business (up to 50 employees)
Medium Business (51-250 employees)
Large Business (251+ employees)
Fast Growth Business
Chief Executive of the Year

The West Midlands Business of the Year Awards winners will be revealed at’s annual celebratory dinner on February 22, 2024, at The Macdonald Burlington hotel in Birmingham.

For more information and to download your entry form please visit our dedicated awards website