The award is organized by Life in…Magazines with confirmed main sponsor Tapi Carpets and Flooring, and secondary sponsors London Airport Biggin Hill and Shampan.
ABBBA aims to celebrate, inspire and connect businesses in Bromley County as they work collectively and individually to support development, causes and key local issues. These awards recognize how they have ‘beyond expectations’ for customers, local residents or the wider community.
The first award in the region after the pandemic, ABBBA will have a total of six categories and 12 awards. These include: Best Startups, Best Nonprofits/Charities, Best Sustainable Enterprises, Best Innovative Businesses, and Best Enterprises (Highway, Independent and Micro ) where businesses can nominate themselves. Members of public and local businesses were also asked to nominate others for categories including Community Hero, Best Individual and Business Person of the Year.
All are available to enter online via the website www.the-abbbas.co.uk until
Friday September 8th.
To give all sizes of businesses a chance to win, prizes will be judged against key criteria and a scoring system to ensure fairness.
This new initiative is the brainchild of Lauretta Wrightpublishing company Life in…Magazinesoffers two community headers, Life in Orpington And Life in Bromley magazines, both published monthly and distributed to more than 14,000 residents throughout Bromley County.
“Having worked so closely with businesses in Bromley County over the past four years and hearing first-hand their incredible efforts, I am incredibly proud of their resilience, ability and drive,” said Lauretta. their efforts to help make Bromley a great place to live and work .
“The last time any of Bromley’s business awards were held was before the Covid pandemic and there are no plans to restart them. The ABBBA brings a different focus to what we’ve seen before. They aim to unravel the companies that help support the local economy, even though they themselves have faced a major uphill struggle over the past few years. It is important to highlight and recognize their achievements, and strengthen and support the community further with this initiative.”
The ABBBA are free to participate and entries can be submitted until Friday, September 8, with the finalists announced in October. The winners will be announced at a celebratory award ceremony on Thursday November 9 In Warren in Hayes Includes a three-course meal, great entertainment and plenty of networking opportunities.
In addition to the opportunity to join, local businesses can also show their support for the Bromley community and increase their own exposure by sponsoring The ABBBA, with various funding packages. Available to suit every budget.
For more information call 020 3488 9959, email email@example.com or visit www.the-abbbas.co.uk
TAPI . CARDS & FLOORS
No other family in the UK knows carpets and floors like the Harrises. For more than 75 years, the Harris family has valued their customer service very seriously. And here we are today – ‘one great Tapi family’! All of our newly recruited Tapi Team members are also passionate about customer service, flooring inspiration and of course carpets and flooring. We are proud to be the main sponsors of the 2023 ‘Over & Beyond Business Awards’. Although a national company, our family business started locally and we remain part of the local community. We are therefore delighted to support this much-needed event to highlight and celebrate local businesses. Find out more at www.tapi.co.uk
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BIGGIN HILL LONDON AIRPORT
London Biggin Hill is a business-only airport and a proud member of the Bromley community. The airport is a major hub for innovation, technology and engineering and is the county’s largest employer, home to Formula One and Bombardier – the world’s leading manufacturer of business jets. . As a proud member of the Bromley community, we are delighted to support ABBBA and help recognize determination, dedication and innovation throughout our county. We look forward to unraveling local businesses as we all work together to attract more investment inwards, support economic development and create jobs for locals.
Shampan is an award-winning restaurant chain that all started in 1989, when a group of family members opened an intimate Indian restaurant in Bromley’s Chatterton Village, followed by a second restaurant that year. 2002, then a third restaurant in 2006 in Welling. In 2011, Shampan opened its most ambitious restaurant yet, the 300-seat Shampan at the Spinning Wheel in Westerham. We are delighted to be sponsoring ABBBAS to help create positivity in the London borough of Bromley. So many businesses are working to prevent the negatives that Covid brings – and they are doing well. We’re proud to work with The ABBBA’s team to help create a cohesive network and highlight the great work everyone is doing.
A number of local businesses and organizations have chosen to support and sponsor the inaugural ABBBA event. Thanks to Better.org, Clockwise Bromley, PIB (People In Business), The MumMum Foundation, Bells Accountants and MP The Warren.
Several bespoke sponsorship opportunities are available. For email details Awards@lifeinmagazines.co.uk