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Leicestershire Business Awards 2019 Gala Dinner

Event Information:

Type: Major Chamber Events

Venue: Athena, Leicestershire

Date: Friday, 20 September 2019

Time: 6:30pm - 11:30pm

Available To: Members and Non Members

Member Price: £85.00+VAT

Non-Member Price: £100.00+VAT

This event is now closed for bookings - if you have any queries relating to the Gala Dinner, please contact the Events Team: or refer to the FAQ's

The Leicestershire Business Awards 2019 gala dinner will take place on 20 September at Athena in Leicester.

The Chamber's Business Awards are some of the largest and most prestigious in the region.

The Business Awards Gala Dinners brings together businesses from across the region and beyond to promote the outstanding work which Leicestershire businesses undertake every day.

There will be 13 awards presented across a range of categories, as well as the prestigious Business of the Year award. Winners from selected categories on the evening could go on to compete in the national British Chamber of Commerce awards which take place in November.

There will be plenty of opportunity to meet and network with finalists, sponsors and Chamber staff during the drinks reception and throughout the evening.

The evening will also feature entertainment and a three-course meal, it's a great chance for businesses to reward their staff for their achievements and celebrate their success.

Gala Dinner Timings

6:30pm Arrival Drinks and live-stream interviews

6:55pm Guests to take their seats

7:10pm Welcome introduction 

7:20pm Starters served followed by Main Course

8:40pm Awards Ceremony Part 1 (7 awards to be announced)

  • Business Improvement through Technology
  • Community Impact Award
  • Outstanding Growth Award
  • Business Venue of the Year
  • Commitment to People Development Award
  • Apprentice of the Year
  • Entrepreneur of the Year

9:20pm Desserts followed by tea/coffee

10pm Awards Ceremony Part 2 (7 awards to be announced)

  • Education and Business Partnership Award
  • Excellence in Customer Service
  • Excellence in International Trade
  • Small Business of the Year
  • Manufacturer of the Year
  • E-Commerce Business of the Year
  • Business of the year

10:35pm Award Ceremony ends 

10:45pm Entertainment commences 

Midnight: Event closes

Member tickets can be bought for £85.00 for an individual ticket and £800 for a table of ten. Any applicable discounts for bookings of ten or more will be applied to your booking separately on receipt.

We would like to acknowledge our thanks and appreciation to all sponsors, including the Gala Dinner Drinks Reception Sponsor:




Toilets at this venue are on the first floor and accessible via stairs only. 

Purchase order numbers required by your organisations Finance Team must be quoted at the time of booking - please use the section below where you are asked to quote attendee names.

We apologise in advance but due to the high demand of bookings, we are experiencing a short delay in processing delegates.  

A big thank you to all the Business Awards sponsors. To find out details of the Business Awards finalists in Leciestershire, please click here.

If you have any queries, please contact the events team on 0333 320 0333 (option 2) or email