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Start-up of the Year

We know that getting any type of business off the ground and making a success of it isn’t easy. Whatever sector, whatever size, we want to recognise those people who have taken the plunge and gone for it!

The award-winning business will be able to demonstrate:

  • how they spotted the gap in the market for their product or service
  • how they identified their customer base
  • how their entrepreneurship and vision helped them to establish in their marketplace
  • their impact so far on the market
  • future growth plans

Businesses must have launched within the last two years (Start date after 1 January 2017)


To enter, download and complete the entry form demonstrating how you meet the above criteria.

Once complete, email the form and any additional evidence to

General T&Cs

1) Businesses entering an award category must:

  • be based within the Borough of Reigate & Banstead
  • be willing to make themselves available for related publicity via social media, press and other channels
  • not be an employee of Reigate & Banstead Borough Council.

2) Businesses can enter up to 3 categories each

3) Judges have the right to ask for extra information and may request a visit


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contributions in our local community