There’s not one person who doesn’t like an award. If there is a business owner in Hampshire or Surrey that would disagree, please reach out to me!
Many business owners are re-purposing their messages so their marketing is relevant for the new times that we live in. Shops, offices and markets are re-opening across Hampshire and Surrey, and there will he a big effort to get the economy moving again. That’s not to forget that some businesses will not survive and a short, sharp recession is certain, before the steep upturn can begin. Anyway, back to the subject of awards.
In the clamour to create standout marketing, many businesses will make claims about their products and services. These may or may not be true or verifiable. What matters more is to remember an old addage: What someone else says about you, is far more convincing than anything you can say about yourself.
And so, the message in this blog is to remember how valuable awards can be in building a credible marketing message for your business. Here in the Hampshire / Surrey area, we enjoy a thriving economy and are lucky to be in an affluent part of the country. There is an awful lot of business support, including organisations that provide opportunities for companies to showcase their work.
A list of awards for Hampshire and Surrey businesses to enter.
Here is a list of awards organisers that local businesses in Hampshire and Surrey can consider entering:
- Business Excellence Awards (Portsmouth)
- Eagle Radio Biz Awards
- INSPIRE Business Awards
- Made in the South East Awards
- Solent Business Awards (Hampshire)
- Surrey Business Awards
- Surrey Digital Awards
- Venus Awards
- Women in Business Awards
This is not an exhaustive list. New awards come onto the scene, precisely to give businesses like yours a platform to showcase what you do. Google “business awards near me” if none of the above fit your profile.
As we put energy back into our businesses, re-engage with customers and clients, and hit the business development trail once more, be guided as much by what you believe, as by what others can say about you. Awards can be a powerful brand builder. If you enter one of these, or any others; the best of luck to you!
Sixth Sense Marketing has a great track record writing successful award entries for clients. Contact us if this is of interest