There are many inspiring companies trading in Dartford, and the Dartford Business Awards are here to recognise, reward and celebrate their achievements in the local business community.

Brought to you by Dartford Borough Council together with several core partners, sponsors and local ambassadors for the Dartford area, there are a number of different awards categories; all free to enter and designed to cater for every size of business, from the smallest to the largest in the borough.

Entrants and winners can expect to receive a number of business-building benefits, such as promotion through media, networking opportunities as well as support services provided by sponsors.

Kelly Brooker, Manager of The Nucleus Business & Innovation on behalf of Oxford Innovation is delighted to be partnering with Dartford Borough Council on their new Business Awards, “Supporting and encouraging the growth of the local business economy is extremely important to us.  These awards allow for recognition of achievements and excellence which should rightly be celebrated throughout the borough.”

Solicitors firm Thomson Snell & Passmore LLP also expressed their enthusiasm for sponsoring the Awards, “We have been located in Dartford for over ten years and are proud to sponsor and celebrate the fantastic range of local businesses and organisations which operate in the borough. The awards are designed to champion skilled and innovative businesses, no matter how big or small – all of which, in their own way, support the Thames Gateway regeneration plans, and the wider local economy.”

To enter your business into the Dartford Business Awards, you must be based in the Dartford Borough Council business rates areas, and must have been trading for a full year to January 1st, 2018.

To apply now, visit www.dartfordbusinessawards.com, or contact businessawards@dartford.gov.uk to find out more. Additionally, you can like the Awards on Facebook at www.facebook.com/dartfordbusinessawards or follow on Twitter at www.twitter.com/Dartford_Biz.