Our district is home to world-leading industry pioneers, talented youngsters and businesses who use their success to improve their community.

Arun Business Partnership Business of the Year Awards provide a fantastic opportunity for the local business community to come together and celebrate the massive contribution it makes to the Arun District.

Our Awards recognise “the Best of the Best” and are open to anyone who runs a business in the Arun District – from sole traders to multi-national global brands.

We believe success is not just measured by turnover and profit – it’s about how a business sets itself apart from the competition and always goes the extra mile for its customers or its community and the people who live there.

Entering the ABP Business of the Year Awards is simple and FREE! The only requirement is that businesses must have an address in Arun District to enter the awards.

You’re only three steps away from a chance of winning

You can make as many nominations as you wish. Please complete a separate nomination form for each category and business you nominate.


Choose which category or categories you wish to enter


Include any relevant information and pictures but please, keep it short and sweet. We receive lots and lots of entries so you need to make sure your nomination stands out!


Email your nomination/s to miriam.nicholls@arun.gov.uk  or post to Miriam Nicholls, Arun District Council, Arun Civic Centre, Maltravers Road, Littlehampton, BN17 5LF, by Sunday 21 October.

New Business of the Year

Sponsored by The HR Dept

Marketing & Promotion

Sponsored by
Bognor Regis Chamber of Commerce

Customer Care Award

Sponsored by Bay Tree Estates

Web Site of the Year

Sponsored by BNBR

Independent Retailer

Sponsored by
The Aldingbourne Trust

Training & Development Award

Sponsored by L.Guess Jewellers

Robert Warham Award

Sponsored by Beachcroft Hotel

Sussex by the Sea Tourism Award

Sponsored by Woods Travel

Place to Eat or Drink

Sponsored by Gusto Wines

Charity / CIC

Sponsored by Bognor Regis Post

Business in the Community

Sponsored by Parker Kittiwake

Business of the Year 6-10 Employees

Sponsored by Willmott Dixon

Business of the Year more than 10 employees

Sponsored by Kreston Reeves

Employee of the Year

Sponsored by
Littlehampton Academy

Business Person of the Year

Sponsored by Regis Removals

Overall Business of the year winner

Chosen by the Arun Business Partnership
Sponsored by Rolls Royce

What happens next?

You must send us your nominations by Sunday 21 October.

A judging panel of local businesses and community representatives will review all the nominations and vote for which businesses to shortlist for each Award.

We’ll contact all short-listed companies and the winners will be announced at a glittering Awards Ceremony Dinner and Dance on Thursday 15th November at Butlin’s in Bognor Regis.

Closing date for entries








What do the winners get?

As well as the prestige and media coverage generated by the awards, the winners will each receive an engraved trophy to proudly display for the year and a piece of engraved glassware which is yours to keep.

Winners will also be able to display the “Winner – Arun Business Partnership Business of the Year Award 2018” logo on their marketing materials, website and social media platforms – letting the world know how great they are.

Tickets for the Awards Ceremony

Please contact Miriam Nicholls if you would like tickets for the Awards Ceremony on Thursday 15 November