Award Categories

Business of the Year (5 or more employees)

Celebrating Mendip's Business of the Year - sponsored by Heart Radio


Small Business of the Year (4 or less employees)

Celebrating our most successful Small Businesses - sponsored by NFU Mutual, Wells 

New Business of the Year 

Awarding tomorrow's stars - sponsored by Old Mill       

Click here to hear from previous winners and Global success DNA

Family Business of the Year 

Recognising our family businesses that have stood the test of time - sponsored by Ayton Global Research

Taste of Mendip Award

Celebrating the quality of our local food and drink produce - sponsored by Swan Hotel, Wells

Customer Service Excellence Award

Recognising the businesses whose consistently deliver exceptional levels of service standards - sponsored by Melhuish & Saunders 

Retail / Hospitality Business of the Year 

Awarding businesses that put Mendip on the map with their warm welcome - sponsored by Middlewick Holiday Cottages


Community Enterprise of the Year

Recognising the fantastic work that our CIC's, social and other not for profit enterprises deliver to the community - sponsored by Aster Group

Market Trader of the Year 

Rewarding the hard work involved in market trading, and celebrating the variety and quality of goods brought to the markets within the District - sponsored by Burton Sweet

Apprentice of the Year

An award to recognise the young, talent thank those businesses who look to the future, and take time to invest in their teams - sponsored by Mendip District Council