V4B Awards 2018

About the V4B Awards

Vale of White Horse is one of the most attractive areas in the country offering not only a range of business premises, excellent communication, transport links and skilled staff but also an environment that is home to a buoyant economy.

From advanced engineering companies to independent retailers the district houses a vibrant mix of businesses operating in and around our market towns. The V4B Awards aim to bring together the achievements of businesses in
the area, recognising, rewarding and promoting our local success stories.

The V4B Awards are open to all businesses based in the Vale of White Horse district area and free to enter. Alongside opportunities to gain recognition for business achievements, the awards will offer the opportunity to network, build lasting skills and engage with the wider community.

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2018 Awards

Entries for the 2018 V4B Awards are now closed. Finalists for the 2018 V4B Awards were  announced on 9 March  at Abingdon’s Crown and Thistle.  

Awards categories

The V4B Awards 2018 offer recognition in 9 categories. Click on the links below or in the side menu for further information, awards criteria and entry forms:

Royds Withy King Large Business of the Year

Biffa New Business of the Year

MSC RND Award for Innovation

Inca Caring Accountancy Small Business of the Year

Inca Caring Accountancy Medium Sized Business of the Year

Bluestream Recruitment Award for Social Responsibility

Action Coach Award for Business Leader of the Year

Harwell Campus Business Space of the Year

Employer of the Year

V4B Awards- Important Dates and venues

Launched: 10 October 2017

Entries opened: 11 October 2017

Entries closed: Midnight on 1 February 2018

V4B Awards Finalists Announcement took place on 9 March 2018

Royds Withy King invited awards applicants for Pizza, Prosecco and Networking hosted by our hospitality sponsors The Crown & Thistle to find out if their businesses have made it as finalists for the 2018 V4B Awards.

Finalists receive 2 free tickets to the awards ceremony evening to be held at Williams Conference Centre on 18 May 2018.

The barn at Abingdon's Crown and Thistle

Awards Ceremony

V4B Awards Ceremony, Williams Conference Centre: 18 May 2018.For ticket details please head to:  Tickets info page.

We’re excited to announce Williams Conference Centre as the venue for the 2018 V4B Awards ceremony. Awards finalists, sponsors and judges will be invited join the V4B team for welcome drinks in the exclusive surroundings of Sir Frank Williams private collection of Formula One cars – the largest of its kind in the world!

Following the opportunity to explore more than 40 of the team’s seminal race cars, our guests will be treated to a fine dining menu in the Ayrton Senna suite before the awards sponsors and judging team reveal the winning businesses in each category.


How do they happen?

The Awards are possible thanks to generous sponsors.

Sponsors are encouraged to join us for launch events, an accompanying workshop programme and the awards ceremony evening. The V4B Awards will provide our sponsors with a number of opportunities to promote their businesses throughout the Vale of White Horse district area and show your support for local business success.

Sponsorship opportunities are available for the awards ceremony event, taking place at Williams Conference Centre on 18 May 2018. For details, please contact: info@vale4business.com.