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21/04/2015
Black Country companies urged to apply for the Queens Award for Enterprise
The Black Country LEP, Department for Business Innovation and Skills and UKTI, invited leading Black Country companies, who have won regional and trade awards in recent years to a seminar to raise awareness of the Queens Award for Enterprise, the UK’s most prestigious business award.

 
The event was hosted by Paul Sabapathy CBE, Lord Lieutenant of the West Midlands and Stewart Towe CBE, Black Country LEP Chair and CEO Hadley Group, winners of the Queens Award for Innovation in 2014.

 
The aim was to raise awareness of the Queens Award process and the benefits of entering and winning.

 
Stewart Towe said: "The Queens Award has boosted our confidence and improved sales penetration, we need to raise aspirations so that more of our leading edge Black Country companies apply for the Award.”

 
Speakers from West Midlands Queens Awards winning businesses, Industrial Washing Machines Ltd and Viezu Technologies shared their experiences of applying for the award and the commercial impact.
 


 
John Rimmer, International Trade Adviser from UKTI East of England gave tips on a successful application, the determining factor for a company is being prepared to apply.
 


 
Companies considering applying for a Queen’s Award can receive advice and assistance in completing their application from their UKTI International Trade Advisor or by contacting UK Trade & Investment West Midlands on 0345 222 0159.

 
The 2016 entries are live from 21 April - 30 September.  Application forms and more information are available at https://www.gov.uk/queens-awards-for-enterprise/business-awards
 

Helpline 0207 215 6880, or you can send an e-mail 

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