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This year we are sponsoring the Bridgend Business Forum Awards 2019!

Bridgend County Borough’s flagship awards programme, ‘The Bridgend Business Forum Awards 2019’ are back and are even bigger and better than before!


Sponsors of this year’s awards, came together at the Coed-y-Mwstwr Hotel, Coychurch recently to officially launch the awards.


Organised by Bridgend Business Forum and supported by Bridgend County Borough Council, these prestigious awards recognise and reward excellence across all sizes and sectors of business in the county borough.

Entries are now open for the following ten categories:

  • Business Student of the Year
  • Bridgend Tourism Business of the Year
  • Start-up Business of the Year
  • Entrepreneur of the Year
  • Manufacturing Business of the Year
  • Service Business of the Year
  • Creative Industries Award
  • Innovative Business of the Year
  • Professional Services Business of the Year
  • ‘NEW’ Health and Safety Award


The winning business in each category will have the chance to earn the coveted title of ‘Bridgend Business of the Year 2019’, sponsored by Valleys to Coast Housing.


Jay Ball, Vice-chair of the Bridgend Business Forum, said: “We’re excited to launch our 2019 Bridgend Business Forum Awards! Now in its seventh, successful year, the ethos of the awards is to continue to showcase excellence in business on a local level.


“Whether you are a public, private or third sector organisation, a new start-up or established business, these awards provide a fantastic opportunity to showcase your business, and celebrate your many achievements.


“As a previous winner, I’ve experienced first-hand, the success from the PR, the story and the recognition that an award gives you. Our 2019 awards also feature a brand new category; the ‘Health and Safety Award’ which recognises the hard work of businesses in complying with all health and safety procedures within the workplace.


“Now, with ten categories to enter, these awards are bigger than ever! So what are you waiting for, get your applications in today!”


Our Chief Executive, Donna Baddley, said: “We are proud and delighted to be the main sponsor of the 2019 Bridgend Business Forum Awards.

“Because we are a community-based organisation, we really believe in supporting our local area. These awards represent the best in business and people across the Bridgend County Borough - from all sectors, at all levels. The awards celebrate and reward their efforts and successes and Valleys to Coast is extremely proud to support them.


“We would like to encourage all businesses to enter, the application process is simple, but the rewards and profile for your business is exemplary!”



Full details of the awards including application forms and advice and tips on how to submit an entry, can be found at Entries close at 5 July 2019.


You can also follow @BridgendForum on Twitter or like ‘Bridgend Business Forum’ on Facebook for news and updates on the awards.