Following a decade on the business awards circuit, FSB member Prism – IT at Work is the headline sponsor of FSB’s 2018 North West Celebrating Small Business Awards. Here, Co-founder Gary Smith provides some top tips to help firms come out on top.
We first entered the world of awards in the year of 2007 when a business associate nominated us because they felt that people should know about what we do.
In the years that followed, we have gone on to win, lose or reach finalist status in dozens of awards. We’ve enjoyed the ride while making the best use of the experience possible.
We’ve even learned how to put on our brave happy-for-the-winner faces as and when required. It seems you really can’t win ‘em all, but it’s not all about winning. The awards circuit is fabulously fertile ground for growing your business profile, not to mention high net worth networking.
OK, so now you’re sold on the idea, how do you get started on the competition circuit?