GFirst LEP and The Growth Hub unveiled as headline sponsors of the new SoGlos Gloucestershire Business Awards

Launched to celebrate homegrown businesses, the new SoGlos Gloucestershire Business Awards have got off to a flying start, with GFirst LEP and The Growth Hub unveiled as headline co-sponsors.

As if the announcement about the launch of the all-new SoGlos Gloucestershire Business Awards (SGGBA) wasn’t exciting enough, we’re honoured to reveal our inaugural headline co-sponsors as: GFirst LEP and The Growth Hub.

GFirst LEP’s vision is to make Gloucestershire the best place to do business in England, while The Growth Hub is a county-wide network of business centres helping county businesses grow – making for the absolute perfect combination to support the innovative new Gloucestershire Business Awards as headline co-sponsors.

The inspiration for SGGBA comes partly as a result of the huge success achieved through the annual SoGlos Gloucestershire Lifestyle Awards which were launched in 2018. This is coupled with the evident need for a modern Gloucestershire Business Awards format, at a time when our business community emerges from one of the most challenging years in living memory.

SGGBA will recognise and celebrate homegrown Gloucestershire businesses, from innovative start-ups through the to the top 100 businesses in the county, and is expected to firmly cement its position as Gloucestershire’s definitive business awards in year one – not least because of the support already shown by our headline sponsors.

Nominations for SGGBA will open in March 2021, when businesses will be able to put themselves forward for one of 16 categories, while the shortlist of entries will then be judged by the exert panel – including representative from both GFirst LEP and The Growth Hub.

The first year of SGGBA will culminate in an exciting awards evening in October 2021, when sponsors, finalists and special guests will gather for a celebratory evening of networking, supper, drinks and the live reveal of the overall winners.

To find out more about our headline co-sponsors, visit and

For more information on SGGBA, visit

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Wednesday 25 November 2020

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