FSB awards badge 2012
The FSB Streamline UK Business Awards are held every year and are led by the FSB who are a non-profit and non-political organisation, they formed in 1974 and are now the UK’s largest pressure group with over 200,000 members across 33 regions and 194 offices fighting in every inch of the country for the success of the self employed and small businesses. The FSB express their view point by utilising a lobbying arm and media channel to influence on both regional and national levels. Every year a mixed awards scheme is put into place to encourage
businesses to enter regionally to be considered for the national winner of the enter category, categories for the 2012 awards include;
Business Innovation of the year – open to businesses employing up to 250 with an innovative business model.
Young Entrepreneur Award – open to directors under 30 years old employing 250 or less employees.
Micro Business Award – open to businesses employing 10 or less employees.
Online Business of the year – open to businesses employing 250 or less employees who have demonstrated excellent online sales performance.
The closing date for 2012 entries is 31 December and entrants can apply for as many awards as they feel are applicable to their company, all entries are free and will be judged by the FSB head office for the local area. If the entrant is lucky enough to be selected as a finalist they will be invited to the national awards ceremony which will be held in Glaziers Halls, London on the 18 April 2013 and will be permitted to bring one guest who will also benefit from the prestigious event held over lunch with the chance to witness keynote speaker Roger Black MBE (Olympic medalist) give a motivational speech and a chance to meet like mind British business talent. The prizes are generous and include a marketing toolkit for finalist, press coverage and £500 for regional winners. The national awards will witness larger prizes of £4,500 and PR consultancy to category winners and £5000 to the Business of the Year who will be selected from the four category winners.
Krowmark Workwear are aiming for the stars in this year awards after a highly successful and ground breaking past 2 years they believe this is their year to shine and show the rest of the UK that exploding business growth in a recession is completely feasible no matter what the industry. The hard work the employees at Krowmark have invested has been astronomical and the Managing Director Mark Ponsford expressed his absolute delight he has towards all those doing their bit and hopes recognition can come from outside the four walls of the Krowmark premises too.
Krowmark will be entering the category of Online Business award due to the importance this role plays to their marketing strategy and to the unrivaled success through hard work and determination they have experienced. Krowmark have taken online marketing to the next level by striving to be the best in every form of online marketing and new initiatives that become available whilst always remembering the fundamentals and corporate responsibility they face on a day-to-day basis. They believe online activity is not always about the marketing but also a point of contact to relay news, factual information and fresh ideas to industries which purchase from them.