Frequently Asked Questions

The Monmouthshire Business Awards, often referred to as the ‘Welsh Business Oscars’, is the premier business awards scheme in Wales and has been rewarding excellence in business for the last seven years.
What are the MBA’s

The Monmouthshire Business Awards, often referred to as the ‘Welsh Business Oscars’, is the premier business awards scheme in Wales and has been rewarding excellence in business for the last eight years. The awards recognise a large variety of businesses, from start-ups and SMEs to larger companies, and represent a diverse cross-section of industries.

The awards ceremony will take place at a gala dinner on Friday 19th October 2018 in the Caernarvon Suite at the Celtic Manor Resort.

There are 11 award categories in the 2018 Monmouthshire Business Awards and can be found here.

Who can apply

The MBAs are open to business of any size from a diverse cross-section of industries based within the “Old Monmouthshire” border, an area that includes Monmouthshire, Caerphilly, Blaenau Gwent and Torfaen.

If your company is based in south east Wales and you and your employees are proud of what you do, we want you to be a part of the MBAs 2018.

Who are we

The MBAs are the product of an overwhelming demand for a regional awards scheme and provide local businesses with a prestigious platform on which to shine. We connect the county’s business leaders through an annual ceremony which aims to celebrate enterprising excellence.

Like you, we want to celebrate everything that is great about business in the area, so apply today.

Why should you apply

At Wales’ premier business awards, your company will be provided a prestigious platform in which to showcase your expertise and get the recognition your business deserves, while raising your profile in the local community and Wales as a whole.

Your company will benefit from extensive media and industry coverage, as well as having the unique opportunity to network and benchmark with the top business leaders in the region.

Awards recognition is also a fantastic way to build employee morale as they see their efforts recognised by their peers.

How do you apply

Click here to register your interest in the Monmouthshire Business Awards 2018. An application form will be emailed to you and we ask that you submit it within 14 days.

Applications will be accepted NOW. You can register your interest anytime from now.

The closing date for applications is 27th July. Successful finalists will be contacted shortly afterward to arrange filming for a short film for the award ceremony.

Become a Sponsor

Sponsoring the Monmouthshire Business Awards is an opportunity to celebrate excellence across the wider Monmouthshire community. For sponsorship enquiries please contact us.

The Benefits:

  • Networking – Partnering with the MBAs gives you the unique opportunity to network with key figures in the wider Monmouthshire community.
  • Credibility and Prestige – All category sponsors are invited to sit on the judging panel, which is made up of many of the region’s most influential business leaders.
  • PR and Media Exposure – Sponsors receive significant media exposure thanks to strategic marketing campaigns.

Sponsorship specifics

  • Exclusive branding with your company’s name associated with a particular award category.
  • A high profile publicity campaign leading up to the awards, with the exclusive right to be credited as a category sponsor on all news releases issued to promote the Awards.
  • Monthly Press Releases announcing:
    Launch event
    On-going news as and when it happens
  • Branding on all leaflets, tickets and other marketing materials to promote the awards and branding at the awards ceremony event including the Programme.
  • Branding on the awards website with links to your company’s website.
  • 150 word company profile displayed on Awards web site and in the Awards Evening Programme.
  • Logo displayed on video screens at the Awards Gala Evening.
  • A representative from your company to sit on the judging panel.

For more information get in touch.