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Launchpad Awards 2019

New and Early Stage Businesses

Well done! You have turned your dreams into reality and started your own business, and some of you may have even grown your business. The following categories are open to Launchpad clients that have started trading and you can apply for more than one category if you fit the entry criteria.

The Launchpad Awards 2019 are open to any individual or business that has engaged with the Launchpad programme and its partners. If you are unsure of your eligibility or have any queries regarding the Awards, please contact A full list of our partners can be found on the page ‘Who’s Involved?’

To apply for a category please click here to download and complete the application form and email to

The total word count of your entry should be no more than 250 words per section (this does not include contact information).

• All entries must be electronic.
• A maximum of 5 insertions e.g. tables, graphs, photos or press cuttings may be included within the entry form.
• The maximum file size is 500KB and must not be exceeded.
• Please enter the entrant’s name and company name as you would like to see it appear on a certificate should you become a winner.
• Closing date for entries is 26th July 2019.

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Don’t forget to book your ticket to guarantee your seat at the Launchpad Awards 2019. GOOD LUCK