Love Hoddesdon Business Awards

Love Hoddesdon Business Awards

Love Hoddesdon Business Improvement District (BID) are delighted to announce the launch of the Love Hoddesdon Business Awards for 2019.

These awards aim to recognise and celebrate the diverse range of businesses in Hoddesdon town centre and amongst our voluntary members and supporters.

Awards will be made in the following categories:

Retailer of the Year
Food and Drink Retailer of the Year
Service Business of the Year
Health, Beauty and Well Being Business of the Year
Community/Charity Business of the Year
Voluntary Member of the Year

We are asking both local businesses and the general public to nominate in each of the above categories. A shortlist of 3 finalists will be selected from each category and one of these will be chosen as the overall winner, based on the level of nominations received.

Businesses must either be in the Love Hoddesdon Business Improvement District area (principally Hoddesdon town centre) or be registered as a voluntary member of Love Hoddesdon (this includes several local schools, local visitor attractions, local societies/organisations and the local church).

The period for nominations will be from Saturday 30th November until Tuesday 31st December 2019.

Nominations can only be made through this web-based nomination process, which is open to anybody to nominate in any of the categories.

Nominations should include contact details for yourself, the category in which the business is nominated and up to 30 words on why they should win.

Winners will be announced at the Love Hoddesdon BID Annual General Meeting on Thursday 30th January 2020 at the Stanboroughs Club, Conduit Lane, Hoddesdon.

Nominate Businesses

Once completed, please ensure you scroll down to the bottom of the form and click 'submit' to send your nomination.

Your Name

Your Email Address

Just in case we need to get in touch about your entry.

Choose categories

Choose the categories you want to nominate businesses for.


Your reason for nomination should explain how the business/organisation goes ‘above and beyond’ expectations in ensuring their customers or the wider community receive excellent service.

Retail Nominee

This award will go to a retailer that best demonstrates that they make a quality retail offer that appeals to both shoppers and visitors to the town.

Food & Drink Nominee

This award will go to a business primarily in the food and drink industry. It includes pubs, restaurants, cafes and takeaways.

Services Nominee

This award will go to a business that demonstrates excellence in the provision of a service. It includes accountants, estate agents, insurance brokers, solicitors and a range of other office-based services.

Health, Beauty and Well Being Nominee

This award will go to a business which primarily provides personal services that contribute to the general well-being of their customers. It includes health and fitness providers, hairdressers and beauty parlours.

Community/Charity Nominee

This award will go to a business which is either of a public or community service or of a charitable nature. It includes a range of public facilities such as the local theatre, library or museum as well as local charitable organisations or charity shops.

Voluntary Member Nominee

Nominees need to be registered as a voluntary member of Love Hoddesdon. It includes several local schools, visitor attractions, local societies and organisations and the local church.

Confirm & submit nominations

Your Name

First Name:

Last Name:

Your Email Address


Retailer of the Year:


Food and Drink Retailer of the Year:


Service Business of the Year:


Health, Beauty and Well Being Business of the Year:


Community/Charity Business of the Year:


Voluntary Member of the Year:


All data shared when entering the Love Hoddesdon Business Awards will be used for administration ONLY. Nomination details will be kept private and selected details only will be shared with our carefully selected panel of judges in order to make their selection. Love Hoddesdon BID Ltd will not use your data for any marketing purposes. All details will be deleted one calendar month from the event date 29th February 2020. We take data protection very seriously, and your data will not be shared with any third parties.

Terms and Conditions

The Awards are free to enter. There is no restriction on how many categories a business can be entered in, but separate entry forms must be completed for each one.

Entries must be received no later than the deadline shown. No liability for entries lost or delayed in transmission will be accepted.

All nominations should be from an independent person. A business owner cannot nominate their own business, nor can any of its staff or employees nominate that business. If this does occur that business will automatically be disqualified from receiving an award.

Love Hoddesdon reserve the right to merge or split categories if the level of entrants warrants it. It also reserves the right to move entrants to another category, if deemed necessary.

Love Hoddesdon will generate an automated shortlist and winner from all the nominations received in each category. Any adjudication will be made independently by the BID Manager, in discussion with the Mayor of Broxbourne. Members of the BID Board will not been involved in this process.

Please note that by being shortlisted the business automatically becomes a finalist, and Love Hoddesdon will award a winner or highly commended at their discretion.

Love Hoddesdon reserves the right to publicise the results of the competition and use winning entries in press releases and published case histories.

All finalists will be encouraged to co-operate with the media.

Winners may refer to the competition in their own publicity material following approval by Love Hoddesdon of such material.