Business Categories

Honouring local people for their achievements

Anyone can enter The Altitude Awards. Family businesses, bloggers, sole traders, companies, non-profits, and individuals. Our aim is to honour local people for their achievements.  Nominate and enter yourself or nominate someone you know.

 

Individual businesses have sponsored this year's categories. An independent judging panel will adjudicate the awards each year. Select a category and enter below. If you nominate a fabulous person you know, our team will contact them to advise of their nomination and invite them to enter. You can enter as many categories as applies to you.


Join us in cheering on the creative, hard-working, innovative individuals in our communities.

Soaring Micro Award

For businesses under 4 years old

Sponsored by Susan Templeman MP

This category is for the Micro Business running for up to Four years. We are looking to recognize sole operator businesses that are developing their business/concept all on their own. These business owners have no permanent or part-time employees, however, may utilize online contractors.

Who should enter this award?

This category is for a sole trader, someone who works alone in their business, a micro business who works with contractors or entirely on their own. This award is ideal for:
Bloggers, consultants, coaches, practitioners, creatives, copywriters, designers, therapists, home-based businesses.

 

Climb Every Mountain Award

Best Small Business under 5 years

This category is for the best small business of the year with up to 5 years trading.  The business must have been operating within 0-5 years as of 2021.  This award recognises businesses that are already climbing mountains despite still being relatively in the early stages of business life.

Who should enter this award?

Retailers, online businesses, professional services, practitioners, creative industries, media industries, arts, technology, designers, therapists, home-based businesses.
If your business is under or at 5 years of trading at the time of entering.

Through the Woods Award

Best Small Business operating more than 5 years

This category is for the best business of the year with 5+ years trading under their belt.  The business must have been operating for a minimum of 5 years as of 2021.  This award is aim at honouring more established businesses that have been ‘through the woods’ and recognised those who are now reaching even greater heights, given their experience and established track record.

Who should enter this award?

This category is for small business who have been trading a minimum of 5 years trading at the time of entering the awards.
Ideal for: Retailers, leisure and tourism businesses, foodies, online businesses, professional services, practitioners, creative industries, construction, media industries, arts, technology, designers, therapists, home-based businesses.

Two Peas Partnership Award

Best Business Partnership

An award for a couple or a partnership in small business, who have been in business together for 3+ years of 2020. This pair/group have been through highs and lows together, and are building a business from the ground up. They have put everything on the line for what they believe in and have been challenged and tested in their small business experience.
This maybe friend business partners, life partners, family business.

Who should enter this award?

This category is for your local hubby & wife team, or friends/colleagues who hold a partnership in business, minimum 3 years trading, in any industry.
Nominate a business you know or the business can enter themselves. This award is great for retailers, leisure and tourism businesses, foodies, online businesses, professional services, practitioners, creative industries, construction, media industries, arts, technology, designers, therapists, home-based businesses.

Business Excellence Award

Business Growth or Breakthrough

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This award is for any small business/social enterprise or not for profit organization that has made significant advancement, growth, transformation or renewal in the past two years. The Business can be of any size. Must be able to demonstrate growth or change with reference to before and after.

Who should enter this award?

This category is a business that has achieved something. It might be a startup who has had escalated growth or a breakthrough, a team that is committed to excellence in its industry.
Ideal for: Retailers, online businesses, professional services, practitioners, creative industries, construction, media industries, arts, technology, designers, therapists, home-based businesses.

Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award

Best Business started by under 34

This category is for the best young person who has started their own business or enterprise. We are looking to recognize an individual[s] under 34 that have started their own business, developed an idea and are well on their way to success.

Who should enter this award?

This category is for a young entrepreneur under 34. Young startups, established business and partnerships are welcome to enter and should be under 34 as of January 2021.

Ideal for: Retailers, leisure and tourism businesses, foodies, online businesses, professional services, practitioners, creative industries, construction, media industries, arts, technology, designers, therapists, home-based businesses.

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On My Way Award

Best New Start Up Business

This category is best new business or start-up. A new business that has been operating under two years (as of January 2021)

Who should enter this award?

This category is for any new business that commenced trading from 2019. Ideal for: Retailers, leisure and tourism businesses, foodies, online businesses, professional services, practitioners, creative industries, construction, media industries, arts, technology, designers, therapists, home-based businesses.

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