Business Awards 2019 - 4th October This October we’re hosting our very first Business Awards at the fabulous-five-star Grand Hotel in Eastbourne, to celebrate our lovely local businesses and say a HUGE thank you for their unparalleled support. From fabulous fundraising and volunteering to generous sponsorship and donations all-year-round, we really couldn’t do it without the support of our corporates. Join us to relive the best bits, celebrate our winners and look forward to the future of St Wilfrid’s Hospice A Grand event On the night, enjoy the elegant surroundings of The Compton Ballroom and a delectable three-course meal chosen from the Grand Hotel’s spectacular á la carte menu. Hosting the awards will be our witty compère making sure you have an evening to remember, and our very own corporate fundraiser, Simon Cosham, will be performing too as part of his well-known band, Sound of the Crowd. No business awards are complete without a luxurious raffle which we’ll be hosting to give you and your colleagues the chance to go home with some wonderful prizes, and you can look forward to some extra special St Wilfrid’s surprises at the evening too. The awards We are seeking nominations in the categories listed below. To make a nomination (multiple nominations are welcome), click on the title link of each award and tell us who you are nominating and why. Nominations will close on 1st August 2019. Finalists will be contacted by the 8th August. All finalists will receive 2 complimentary tickets to the Awards Night. Further tickets will be available to purchase. Most Innovative Fundraising Initiative Have you had an original idea that has raised money for the hospice? Perhaps something that has involved working with your local community, suppliers or staff? Outstanding Long Term Supporter Has your company been supporting St Wilfrid’s for a significant length of time through fundraising, volunteering, donating services or products? Outstanding Individual Community Charity Champion Is there an individual in your organisation who has gone the extra mile to support the hospice? Best New Corporate Supporter Is your company new to supporting St Wilfrid’s within the last year through fundraising, volunteering, donating services or products? Best Corporate Team Have a team of staff volunteered, taken part in one of our events or contributed significantly to the work of the hospice? Corporate Event Supporter Have you helped us make a hospice event extra successful with your support, perhaps as a sponsor, staff volunteering or team participation? Individual Event Supporter Has someone in your business helped us make a hospice event extra successful with their support, as a volunteer or by taking part? *** The Business Partnership Scheme Special Award *** Awarded by St Wilfrid’s Hospice to a member of the Business Partnership Scheme. This special award will be made on the night by CEO David Scott-Ralphs. Book your table Tickets are £55 per person and include: Drinks reception Three-course meal with coffee Presentation of Awards Entertainment including local band ‘Sound of the Crowd’ To book your tickets please email [email protected] or call 01323 434230 Booking for this event has now closed.