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Entrepreneur of the Year

For the business leader who inspires innovation with the drive to make ideas become a reality, driving their team to success.

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One to Watch 2022

For the team player with big ambitions who goes above and beyond to do themselves, their team and their company proud. This is an award for a team member up to Manager level, not a CEO.

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Start-up of the Year

This award celebrates the hard work and success of tech and digital start-ups in Leeds and the city region who have shown the best innovations and/or company growth. Nominated companies will be incorporated after 2020.

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Growth Company of the Year

The award for the tech business showing the most growth in the last 12 months through their success, driving increases in headcount and / or turnover.

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Sustainability Award

The person, organisation, project or technology that is designed to inspire, support and encourage sustainable practices.

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The person, organisation or technology that is delivering positive change for individuals, communities, or charitable work. (NOT Sustainability/Eco based)

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Best Tech Place to Work

The company doing the most for their employees through training, development and innovative working practices in the tech / digital community.

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Diversity & Inclusion Award

This award celebrates those individuals, organisations or initiatives pushing the boundaries for diversity & inclusion in the tech community in Leeds. Please outline how you are changing Leeds for the better through inclusion for all in tech, and/or driving the diversity agenda.

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International Award

This award celebrates the Leeds tech business who has achieved significant success outside the UK. This could include anything from launching a product into a new market or building a team in a different time zone to winning clients on a global scale. Tell us about your international success stories.

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Facilitator of the Year

This award recognises individuals, tech hubs, incubators, universities, co-working spaces, events or other organisations that support the tech and digital ecosystem in Leeds and the wider city region.

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