Shortlist announced for the 2017 Bexley Business Excellence Awards

The 2017 Bexley Business Excellence Awards in association with Ocado has yet again attracted an impressive number of entries from local companies.

A total of 84 applications have now been shortlisted across a wide range of sectors and different sized businesses based in Bexley. The shortlisted applicants represent 57 different firms and include 38 first-time entrants.

The shortlist was chosen following rigorous scrutiny of entries by independent adjudicator Ross Sturley of business consultants, Chart Lane. Each shortlisted company will now be invited to submit a second round application form by 28th April, before judging day interviews take place at the Thames Innovation Centre (TIC) on 10th May.

The 2017 Bexley Business Excellence Awards shortlist:

Apprentice Employer of the Year

Best Business for Employee Training & Development

Best Business for Food, Leisure & Hospitality

Best Business for Marketing & Social Media

Best Business for Outstanding Customer Service

Best Charity or Social Enterprise

Best Small Business (less than 50 employees)

Best Start Up Business (trading less than 2 years)

Best Technology Company

Best Young Entrepreneur (under 30 years old)

Business Commitment to the Community

Independent Retailer of the Year

Made in Bexley


The 13 category awards and the overall Business of the Year title will be presented at a sparkling Gala Awards Dinner at the Bexleyheath Marriott Hotel on 8th June.

The awards are proudly supported by Bexley for Business, the London Borough of Bexley, the Bexley Skills CharterBexleyheath BID, the Bexleyheath Marriott HotelBexley TimesJennings & BarrettMiddletonMurrayMobile Bar HirePeabodySidcup Partners LtdThames Innovation Centre and Your Move Petty Freeman