To be eligible to enter, businesses must:

  • Have started to trade on or before 7 April 2021.
  • Be based within the local authority area of Vale of Glamorgan
  • Pay business rates to Vale of Glamorgan Council


The Judging Process

Entry into the Vale of Glamorgan Business Awards has been designed to be as simple as possible.

Applications are to be received by 5pm on Friday 17th June 2022.

Following receipt of entries, the judges will draw up a shortlist of a minimum of three finalists for each award.

The shortlist will be announced 22 June 2022. Shortlisted companies will then be invited to be interviewed by a panel of judges (which will also include the category judge and an independent judge). The interviews will be the process by which the winner of each category is chosen.  The interviews will take place the week of the 11th July.

The interview should take no longer than 15 minutes. A 5-minute presentation and 10 minutes of Q&A. No computer aids are allowed.

The decision of the judges is final regarding all categories for the Vale of Glamorgan Business Awards.


Timeline for the awards:

Deadline for Entry

17th June 2022

Shortlist Announced

22 June 2022

Judging interviews

Week of 11th July 2022

Winners announced

16th September 2022

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