Digital Region has given its support to new business in South Yorkshire by backing the recognition of start-ups at the forthcoming Barnsley & Rotherham Business Awards.
The company is sponsoring the Most Promising Business Start-Up Award at the ceremony, which takes place at the Magna Science Adventure Centre on Friday 19 October.
The Digital Region Most Promising Business Start-Up category is open to any business which has been operating for less than two years, and entrants for this award must display a strategic approach to business, successful implementation of a business strategy and have good prospects for the future.
The judges will be looking for evidence of a clear business idea and start-up process; a clearly defined vision for developing and growing the business; and suitable financial controls in place to monitor progress and control cash flow.
David Cowell, Chief Operating Officer at Digital Region, said: “We are committed to supporting and developing a thriving business environment in South Yorkshire and sponsoring this award for new businesses goes hand in hand with this. We hope to shine a spotlight on new business talent and showcase success in the region.
“Digital Region has provided South Yorkshire with a superfast broadband network that businesses can use to their benefit and already companies are moving to the region to take full advantage of the opportunities provided by this next generation network.
“Digital Region is dedicated to supporting new businesses in South Yorkshire and, as sponsor of the Most Promising Business Start-Up Award, we look forward to seeing a wide range of businesses showcase their expertise, skills and vision for the future.”
The Digital Region Limited Most Promising Business Start-Up Award category is open to businesses in the Barnsley and Rotherham area – and members of Barnsley & Rotherham Chamber of Commerce.
An application can be submitted online at no cost, simply visit the Barnsley and Rotherham Chamber website for the relevant documents needed to apply.
For more information on the Barnsley & Rotherham Business Awards, call 0844 414 5100 or email email@example.com.