ONLY one week remains to submit your entry for The Press Business Awards 2017.

For more than a quarter of a century awards have recognised the achievements of all kinds of business; large and small, across all kinds of difference sectors and in various areas of best practice.

Through our promise to publish a profile on every business that enters we ensure no matter how far a business or individual makes it in the competition, their story is told and celebrated.

In 2017 we seek to reward their courage and hold up their tales of prosperity as inspiration to entrepreneurs across the generations.

To have your chance to become part of an elite group of winners, read on to find out how to enter 10 of our categories, which will be considered by our independent panel of judges.

The categories are Small Business of the Year, Large Business of the Year, New Business of the Year, Exporter of the Year, Retail Tourism or Leisure Business of the Year, Business Personality of the Year, Family Business of the Year, Socially Responsible Business of the Year, Business Innovation of the Year and Employer of the Year. The overall Press Business of the Year Award will be chosen from among the winners of the above categories and announced on the night.

As well as gaining clients’ attention and motivating and rewarding staff, three finalists in each of the categories will be invited to attend a black tie dinner at York Racecourse on November 23.

To enter, and for more information on all the category criteria, visit All entries must be submitted by 5.30pm on Friday 18. The awards are open to businesses within The Press circulation area.

CLICK HERE to see some of the entries so far.