HP announces Smart Business Awards for UK’s Best Emerging Entrepreneurs
HP have announced the first HP Smart Business Awards as part of its commitment to support small and mid sized business innovation and growth in the UK.
With entries closing on June 29th now is the time to make sure your business is included.
Entries & Procedures;
To enter simply visit the website and submit 250 words in the category you want to. http://www.hpsmartbusinessawards.com/
The annual awards will celebrate the best achievements of the UK’s small and medium sized businesses.
Each of the seven award categories will recognise a different area of business, with winners picking up HP kit, winners rights and a package of business support services.One business will also be awarded the overall title of HP Smart Business of the Year 2012.
HP is continually supporting emerging companies through its SMEngage program announced in early 2012 and the LinkedIn Business Answers community where HP is committed to developing and maintaining a small business community that can learn from one another and collaborate to further grow their businesses.
“We are delighted to announce the opening of these awards, HP is keen to promote all the fantastic work SME’s have been doing in the UK, especially during these tough economic times,” said Susan Bowen, HP UK&I Director of Strategy. “SME’s are the engine of growth and innovation for UK economy and we will be rewarding the best in the sector every year and we will be there to support them every step of the way.”
Best Paet Is:
Businesses winning the category awards will receive an individual award trophy and logo, an HP product bundle (laptop, printer and relevant software) and a LinkedIn Pro account.
The winner of the HP Smart Business Award of the Year will receive business mentoring from HP advisors and a branding consultant where the winner will receive expert advice on how to develop and grow their business.
The overall winner will also be rewarded with a place on a Santander Breakthrough Trade Mission – activity which will help the winning business to develop a strategy for international trade.
More at www.SantanderBreakthrough.co.uk.