Start Business Awards entry now, hopeful firms urged

Nominations continue to come in for the Harrogate Advertiser Excellence in Business Awards, but businesses are being warned that the window for entries is starting to close.

Tuesday, 28th January 2020, 7:37 pm
Updated Tuesday, 28th January 2020, 7:37 pm
Logo of the 2020 Harrogate Advertiser Excellence in Business Awards.

The awards, which are now in their 15th year, are open to companies based in any of the circulation areas of the Harrogate Advertiser series, which includes the Harrogate Advertiser, Wetherby News, Knaresborough Post, Ripon Gazette and Nidderdale Herald.

Series editor Jean MacQuarrie said: “We passed the halfway mark in the entry period last week and there are now just four weeks left, so any hopeful businessesshould really make a start on their entry.

“Once you’ve done that online, you can always come back and finish it later. The main thing is to get it started, now.”

Businesses may enter as many categories as they like, via the dedicated awards website at

The winners will be revealed at a black-tie awards ceremony hosted by BBC Look North presenter Harry Gration MBE at Pavilions of Harrogate on Thursday, April 2.

The deadline for entries is midday on Friday, February 28.