Chamber Business Awards 2021 finalists announced

The Herefordshire & Worcestershire Chamber of Commerce has released its final shortlist for the Chamber Business Awards 2021, sponsored by Folk2Folk. After a rigorous judging stage, the nominees for the 15 different awards categories have now been released and awards winners will be announced at the in-person grand ceremony at Worcester Arena on Thursday 2 September.

The number of entries received for this year’s awards exceeded expectations and were of an extremely high standard.

Attention now turns to the in-person Awards ceremony at the Worcester Arena on Thursday 2 September where businesses from across the two counties will gather in a night of celebration and recognition of businesses hard work and innovation over the past year.

There are 15 awards categories up for grabs and each category winner will then be eligible to win the night’s top prize of Business of the Year, sponsored by Folk2Folk.

In what will be the biggest celebration of local business in the past 14 months, the Chamber Business Awards promises to be the perfect opportunity to mark a return to normality and acknowledge the resilience of the two counties business community.

Sharon Smith, Herefordshire & Worcestershire Chamber of Commerce Chief Executive, said: “Congratulations to all businesses who have made it through to the Awards night in September. A big thank you to all entries into this years awards, the number of entries were a pleasant surprise and of tremendous quality, a testament to the strength of the Herefordshire and Worcestershire business community.

“I cannot wait for Thursday 2 September to meet all entrants and nominees and look forward to celebrating the business community and all the resilience and innovation shown over the past 12 months. We hope you can all join us in a night of celebration.”

Tickets to the ceremony, held in line with government guidelines, are now available and can be purchased by emailing the Chamber Events team on For more information on the Chamber Business Awards, including the full list of nominees, please visit