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Our Award Ceremony
(Tickets £99.00 +Vat)

All profits raised are donated to the selected charities/non-profits.

Over 220 business people are expected to attend a fabulous evening of recognition and celebration.

All of our guests will be provided with the following:

  • A champagne drinks reception upon arrival
  • A 3-course menu with half a bottle of house wine per person (menu confirmed soon)
  • Live entertainment from various live performers!
  • Inspiring Keynote from one of the UK’s Biggest Business Leaders – Inspirational Keynote Speaker Announced Soon!

It will be an evening of celebration with high-quality live band entertainment with a very inspirational keynote speaker.

This year's South West Business & Community Awards ceremony will be on Thursday 1st February 2024 (4pm / 9pm) at The Double Tree by Hilton, Swindon. 

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Awards Agenda

  • 4:00pm
    Champagne Prior the Opening of the Awards Ceremony
  • 4.45pm
    Awards Officially Open—all guests make their way into the ballroom. The band are playing, and our hosts welcomes and addresses guests
  • 5.00pm
    Our hosts introduce Judges / Charities with opening game and introduced Judges
  • 5.15pm
    Dinner Service Begins
  • 5.15pm
    Live Band Performances
  • 6.15pm
    Our hosts runs another charity game giving you an opportunity to fundraise.
  • 6.30pm
    Be inspired by our speaker Jacynth Ivey (The UK's 1st Black Director of Nursing in the NHS).
  • 7.15pm
    Award Announcement: Lifetime of Achievement Award
  • 7.20pm
    Award Announcement: Charity of The Year Award
  • 7.30pm
    Award Announcement: Networker of The Year Award
  • 7.30pm
    Award Announcement: Networker of The Year Award
  • 7.35pm
    Our hosts will be running the charity auction.
  • 8.00pm
    Award Announcement: Apprentice of The Year
  • 8.05pm
    Award Announcement: Young Entrepreneur of The Year Award
  • 8.10pm
    Award Announcement: Female Entrepreneur of The Year Award
  • 8.15pm
    Awards Announcement: Male Entrepreneur of The Year Award
  • 8.20pm
    Awards Announcement: Innovator of The Year Award
  • 8.25pm
    Awards Announcement: Business Leader of The Year Award
  • 8.30pm
    Awards Announcement: Employer of the Year Award
  • 8.35pm
    Awards Announcement: New Start-Up of the Year Award
  • 8.40pm
    Awards Announcement: SME of The Year Award
  • 8.45pm
    Awards Announcement: Business of The Year Award
  • 8.50pm
    Group Winners Photo, Awards Finish & The Band Plays
  • 9.00pm - 9.30pm
    The Band Plays - This is the time for media interviews, photo opportunities, collection of shortlisted certificates and networking.