Award Entries open October 29 2021

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Scale-Up Awards by Business Leader

Get involved with the UK’s leading awards celebrating scale-up businesses

Scale Up Awards

The Business Leader Scale-Up Awards celebrate high-growth companies and the entrepreneurs that run them. It is the first and only awards to focus on the scale-up sector and the 2022 event will showcase the businesses that have navigated the tough conditions by innovating, creating jobs, achieving growth, and supporting their communities and the planet.

Amazon were the headline sponsor for 2021 and the event has been described as the ‘oscars’ of the business world – bringing together politicians, VIPs and business leaders from across the UK and world to celebrate success and enterprise.

What is the timeline of events for the 2022 Awards?

  • Entries open on October 29 2021
  • Entries close on Friday February 18 2022
  • Judging takes place in March and April 2022
  • Winners revealed on June 23 2022

Entry is free and you can submit entries in as many categories you wish to. If you have any questions about the entry process or about attending or partnering with the event, please email or call 020 3096 0020.

Business Leader Scale-Up Awards 2022

The Business Leader 2022 Scale-Up Awards is set to be the biggest to date. The event has become the most prestigious business awards in the UK and celebrate business and enterprise, across small, medium and large companies.

Call 020 3096 0020 or email us for more information.

Watch last year's event hosted by Michelle Mone OBE

Why you should enter

As a finalist or winner of the Business Leader Scale-Up Awards you will be recognised as a true leader in your field, elevating your business and positioning you ahead of competitors with national media attention. Your customers, suppliers and stakeholders will have increased trust and confidence, while your employees will have a sense of real pride.

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Who should enter

The Business Leader Scale-Up Awards are open to all UK based entrepreneurs and trading businesses of every size provided they meet the entry criteria for each category and are prepared to participate in the media publicity surrounding the awards.

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Sponsorship Opportunities

Since the first Business Leader Scale-Up Awards some of the Britain's most respected names have lined up to show their support, aligning their brand with true business success and leadership, while benefiting from extensive marketing and promotion before, during and after the event.


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