This award was introduced in 2017 and is open to any business who is exporting a product or service, or is planning to export within the next six months.
"Winning an ASB Award was something completely unexpected. I was very happy at being a finalist but being recognised as Exporting Business of the Year was simply amazing. I have no doubt that winning this award has benefited my business in many ways and encouraged new people to work with us."
Louise Tierney, Lash Inc ; Winner of ASB Exporting Business of the Year Award 2018
Entrants must be engaged in the business of exporting their products or services.
Whilst the Award is made to a business entity, a woman must be the driving force behind the business.
If you won the Exporting Business of the Year Award last year, then you are not eligible to enter this category, this year.
Entry is free for affiliate members and ASB direct members, and costs £50 per entry for non-members.
The application should be submitted via the ASB website (see Awards Home Page for full application process).
Applicants will be asked to provide historical and forecast financial figures (in strict confidence) in support of their application.
Applications MUST be accompanied by two endorsements/references (i.e. testimonial statement or letter).
Applications MUST include a photo of the applicant, suitable for use in the event the applicant is shortlisted as a finalist.
Upload files must not exceed 1MB.
Criteria assessed (500 words max per criterion.)