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British Business Excellence Awards announce brand new partnership with the Department for International Trade in 2022

  • The Department for International Trade will be partnering with the BBEA, aligning with the Exporter of the Year category
  • The award will now be known as the Department for International Trade Exporter of the Year Award
  • Entries for the Department for International Trade Exporter of the Year Award will be extended to the 14th of July 2022  

The British Business Excellence Awards (www.britishbusinessexcellenceawards.co.uk) have today announced that the Department for International Trade will be joining the team, partnering on the Exporter of the Year category for the upcoming 2022 awards.  

The Department for International Trade helps to secure UK and global prosperity by promoting and financing international trade, investment and free trade arrangements. They do this through reducing market barriers, driving investment and giving UK exporters the tools, support and opportunities to succeed through global trade. Working closely with businesses of all sizes, across the UK, the Department of International Trade offers a wealth of services to help realise the potential for exporting success. Available at great.gov.uk, companies can create an export plan, identify high-potential markets for their products, search and apply for live export opportunities – and much more.

For the second incarnation of the Lloyds Bank British Business Excellence Awards, the Department for International Trade will be the Exporter of the Year category, with the award henceforth known as the Department for International Trade Exporter of the Year Award.

The British Business Excellence Awards is the elite business awards programme for businesses of all shapes and sizes. The awards host a year-long programme of networking events, round tables and exemplary judging processes, all of which will then culminate in a spectacular awards ceremony on Tuesday 8th November 2022 at the Grosvenor House Hotel, London. 

UK-based businesses can register their interest in entering the awards via https://enter.britishbusinessexcellenceawards.co.uk/, with the deadline being extended to July 14th 2022.

Sarah Austin, Founder & Director of the Lloyds Bank British Business Excellence Awards, commented on the announcement: 

“Everyone involved with the Lloyds Bank British Business Excellence Awards is delighted to have such prestigious partners, such as the most recent collaboration with the Department for International Trade; truly highlighting the ‘excellence’ the awards promise to showcase.

“Having a partner that works so closely with businesses of all shapes and sizes, whilst simultaneously working towards UK business prosperity epitomises the calibre of accolade being part of our awards really is.

“The Lloyds Bank British Business Excellence Awards looks to celebrate the resilience, innovation, and guile of British business. The awards are currently open for entry, with an extended deadline of July 14th 2022 for the Department for International Trade Exporter of the Year Award. Enter here before the cut-off and let’s celebrate everything that makes British business what it is.”