Rising Star

Purpose of Competition

This award recognises an individual, of any age, whose attitude, approach and impact during the year has marked them out as a star of the future. They will have "stepped out" of their expected role to deliver excellent results and customer service.

Judging Criteria

The judges will look for someone who has shown aptitude and ability to progress through the organisation and to potentially be a 'manager of tomorrow'. They will be a self starter, well motivated and who seeks out opportunities for development. All businesses need to work on succession planning and this individual has shown how he/she can be part of these plans.

Eligibility

  • The competition is not open to the winner of this category in 2016 or the category sponsor for 2017.
  • The address of the business entering each award must have a registered trading address in Wirral or be a Wirral Chamber member.
  • Businesses can enter more than one category, but a separate form is required for each entry.
  • All entries will be acknowledged by email within 5 working days of receipt.
  • No employee of Wirral Chamber of Commerce shall be entitled to enter.
  • Wirral Chamber of Commerce reserve the right to withdraw an award from any applicant supplying false information within their entry.
  • Judges reserve the right to audit any information supplied.
  • The judge's decision is final and no further correspondence will be entered into.
  • All award entries must relate to the period 1st January 2016 to 31st December 2016.
  • By registering and completing an entry for the Awards you agree to these terms and conditions.

    Confidentiality

    All financial information will be treated in the strictest of confidence and will not be disclosed to anyone other than the panel of judges and its advisors. Please provide enough relevant information to enable the judges to form a clear picture of your achievements.

    Shortlist

    Successful applicants will be informed by 12th July 2017. Wirral Chamber of Commerce reserves the right to change this date if required.

    The Awards Ceremony

    The winners of each category will be announced at a black-tie gala dinner held at Thornton Manor on Friday 22nd September 2017. The gala dinner and awards ceremony will include a drinks reception and a dinner with entertainment.

    The awards honour businesses and individuals who have made a significant impact on the local economy during 2016. Tickets for the awards ceremony are available now and can be reserved by visiting the Book Tickets page and completing the online reservation form.

    If you have any queries please contact Sarah Preston on 0151 650 6940 or info@wirralbusinessawards.com