There is just over a week left to get your applications in for The BIBAs and we like to offer a few reasons why we think you should apply.
1. The best test for your business
Our judges include some of the best business minds in Lancashire and the UK with every panel hand-picked for their expertise for their specialist knowledge.
That means that you can guarantee your application is going to be reviewed by the best and your interview will be from someone who has been in your shoes.
If there’s one thing our former finalists and winners tell us, it is that speaking with and being quizzed by the BIBAs judges helps them to look differently at their businesses.
2. Raise your brand profile
By entering The BIBAs, you will be testing your business against Lancashire’s finest. That means getting shortlisted will be an achievement in itself, winning will give your brand a heavyweight, quality seal of approval.
Our awards have an enviable profile across the region and our website attracts thousands of visitors each month, the awards receive year round media attention, our social media communities are in their thousands and our significant business database receives regular monthly bulletins.
So, whether you’re a small business or a multi-million pound operation, taking part in the BIBAs can give your profile a huge boost.
3. Join an elite club
If you’re good enough to triumph at the BIBAs, you’ll be automatically join a community of our former winners.
That is a community which sticks together and over the years we have hosted many networking events which bring together some of Lancashire’s leading businesses, forming partnerships which last for many years.
Plus, we will be giving our winners a special prize which we will reveal nearer the time – but it’ll be worth your time applying, we promise.
4. The investment
The BIBAs aims to the reward and develop the best and, in order to achieve that, the North and Western Lancashire Chamber of Commerce needs to commit to being the best itself.
Our awards is a not-for-profit venture meaning all profits are reinvested back into the awards infrastructure.
From judges training, masterclasses, marketing, seminars and events, the BIBAs Winners’ Academy and the ceremony itself, our policy is to invest to ensure the BIBAs remains Lancashire’s premier business awards competition/programme.