Business of the Year Awards: Spotlight on start-ups

The’s Business of the Year Awards will provide a platform that celebrates and promotes the vibrant spirit of the region’s start-up businesses and emerging entrepreneurs.

If you think you could be in the running for this award, please submit your entry to us here.

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

Robert Walters is also the sponsor of the Start-up of the Year category.

Habiba Khatoon, director of Robert Walters West Midlands said: “The West Midlands continues to receive a lot of attention for its vibrant start-up scene, attracting over £100m in investment in the past year – and for good reason thanks to the strong talent network that exists in the region.

“I know I speak on behalf of everyone at Robert Walters when I say how proud we are to be supporting this award which celebrates the individuals and companies working at the cutting edge of transformation on both a regional, national and global scale.”

Click here for more information and to enter now.

The awards will celebrate and honour the very best of businesses of all sizes and sectors across the region.

For the first time, the 2024 awards will also include a rigorous judging process that will see all the companies visited by members of our judging panel, before a shortlisting process.


Each company on the shortlist will then be invited to present to the judges why they should win an award, with the winners revealed at a high-profile awards evening at The Macdonald Burlington on February 22, 2024.

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

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

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