Open 4 Business Awards 2012 Are Now Open

The Open 4 Business Awards are now open.   Tips for completing award entry forms with a step by step film guide can be found on the website.  Award entries must be in by Monday 24 September 2012.  Awards are open to every Dorset Business and each business can choose up to 2 categories to enter.   Three of the awards are open to a public vote .  Enter on line at www.o4business.co.uk.

Award Categories

BEST COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT                  -  BATTENS SOLICTORS

BEST CUSTOMER FOCUS                                – PURAGEN  RENEWABLE ENERGY

BEST OF DORSET FOOD & DRINK                   – D J PROPERTY

BEST EMPLOYER                                            – WESSEX FM

BEST NEW INNOVATION / SERVICE                  – SALT Subsea Asset Location

BEST MARKETING CAMPAIGN                        – RESORT MARKETING

BEST SMALL TO MEDIUM BUSINESS              – LLOYDS TSB COMMERCIAL

BEST LARGE BUSINESS                                 – OLD MILL ACCOUNTANTS & FINANCIAL PLANNERS

BEST NEW BUSINESS                                       -  DORSET LOCAL ENTERPRISE   PARTNERSHIP (LEP)

OUTSTANDING PERSONAL CONTRIBUTION    – PORTER DODSON  SOLICITORS

INSPIRATIONAL YOUNG PERSON                   – EQUATION ACCOUNTING

OPEN 4 BUSINESS OF THE YEAR AWARD IN ASSOCIATION WITH DORSET ECHO & MAIN SPONSOR  - WEYMOUTH COLLEGE

 The Award Ceremony and Dinner will be held on 25th October 2012 at Weymouth College and will be sponsored by Albert Goodman Chartered Accountants.  Tickets will be £60 and are available from

For more information please contact Julie Cleaver on   or www.o4business.co.uk  Telephone : 01305 774629