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Great Big Small Awards

Welcome to the Great Big Small Awards, entirely dedicated to recognising small local business and entrepreneurs in North East Lincolnshire.

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Businesses like yours play such an important part in the economy and community, so E-factor business are thrilled to be able to shine a spotlight on local business and entrepreneurship and recognise the huge amount of work that goes into running a small business.

E-factor business have made it as easy as possible to enter with only six questions to answer and a requirement that you answer with 500 words or less for each question.

Although they will not accept any attachments or appendices with your entry, they are happy to look at any electronic links/websites you may wish to share that are already in the public domain. They also assume that you are:

  • Trading solvently for at least 12 months (6 months for the ‘One to Watch’ start up award).
  • You are registered either as a business/organisation or as a sole trader.
  • You are an independent business employing 25 people or less.

All entries will be reviewed by a team of  esteemed judges drawn from business leaders across the area.

There are 12 categories, and you may enter as many as you wish that are pertinent to your business. 

All shortlisted businesses will be notified and provided with two VIP tickets to one of the glittering awards evenings. The evenings will consist of a drink on arrival, a sumptuous hot buffet, and a cash bar.  After the awards are announced, there will be a chance to strut your stuff on the dancefloor too. Any shortlisted business wishing to bring up to 3 more guests to cheer them on can do so at a cost of £30+ VAT (£36) a person. (Places are limited and will be allocated on a first come first served basis.)

Why not book your seats at the biggest celebration of local business in 2023 by clicking here.