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Winners of Red Ribbon Awards 2011...

❝ Winning this award has opened so many doors for us, and the opportunity to build great business relationships with other family businesses. ❞

George Stevenson (on behalf of Martin Stepek) winner of ‘Family Business Ambassador’ award presented by KPMG

Floris, winner of ‘Longevity’ award presented by Brewin Dolphin

Red Ribbon Awards 2012 The Red Ribbon Awards were established by Family Business Place to recognise some of the UK’s most outstanding Family-run Businesses. Chosen by a panel of the sector’s most influential ambassadors, the winners are not always the biggest or most high-profile, but often include those who have worked tirelessly to keep their Family Business flourishing. Red Ribbon Awards & Charity Dinner 23 November 2012 Novotel St Pancras, London

Merrythought, winner of ‘Innovation’ award presented by Pemberton Greenish

The Goring Hotel, winner of ‘Family Business of the Year’ award presented by RSM Tenon

House of Reeves, winner of special Purple Ribbon award presented by Family Business Place

There are so many great reasons why you should nominate a Family Business for a Red Ribbon Award 2012 1 Entering your company for

3 It will assure current and

6 Great networking opportunity

an award gives you the

potential clients that they’re

– the awards dinner will host

opportunity to come together

working with a quality

over 200 delegates including

as a team and work on your

business confident enough in

those shortlisted for the

nomination – laying down all

their work to enter awards.

awards, sponsors and some

of the great things you have achieved. 2 A great way to boost staff moral – employees can see that all of their hard work is being recognised by senior management.

4 Raises your profile in front of a whole new audience who

of the sector’s most influential people.

may not know about you – other nominees, sponsors etc. 5 Great publicity for your family business across all of our marketing and PR campaigns.

Nominate a Family Business today

CALL FOR ENTRIES Entry Deadline 30 March 2012

Nominate a Family Business for the Red Ribbon Awards 2012

Clarity Stamp, winner of ‘Small Family Business’ award presented by Curry Popeck

Steven Oxford, winner of ‘Young Gun’ award presented by Global Partnership

Help for Heroes, winner of ‘Corporate Social Responsibility’ award presented by Family Business Place

Categories Family Business of the Year Celebrating an outstanding family business that has led the way, with family values at the forefront of their brand.

Longevity Recognising the family business that has remained in family hands for more than three generations.

Small Family Business of the Year Identifying a small family business (up to 20 employees) that has demonstrated outstanding performance in a number of aspects including commercial success, local community, innovation and strong leadership.

Family Business Ambassador

New Frontiers

This award seeks to recognise the professional adviser who has best supported the sector and helped family businesses to flourish.

Celebrating the family business that has embarked on new projects overseas and can demonstrate how export strategies have been developed to grow their business outside of the UK.


Customer First

Demonstrating that family businesses aren’t always old fashioned – this award celebrates a family business that has proven to be innovative either in product, marketing or growth.

Recognising the family business that puts customer service at the heart of everything they do with clear objectives and methods of monitoring customer satisfaction.

Corporate Social Responsibility

Fastest Growing Family Business

Recognising the family business that takes great steps to ensuring a safer, cleaner and more sustainable environment for their business.

Identifying a family business that has seen unparalleled growth compared to nonfamily business competitors in the same market.


Community Involvement

This award seeks to recognise those who have demonstrated entrepreneurship whilst at the helm of their family business.

An award for the family business that demonstrates commercial success whilst achieving excellence in its commitment to the community with schemes and initiatives.

Young Gun A talented next generation member (under 30) who has celebrated incredible achievements beyond their peers.

Lifetime Achievement An award dedicated to someone who has made a major impact on the world of family business during their career.

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