Business Awards 2017 – see entry form below

SIBA has relaunched the business awards in 2016 to include brand new categories for the UK’s best Independent Craft Beer Retailer, Bar/Pub, and Restaurant plus two more awards for Best Independent Craft Beer Promotion in the on and off-trade.

The awards look to congratulate excellence in the brewing industry across a variety of categories, from pump clip, can and bottle design, to efforts taken by brewers to make their business more eco-friendly or to support their local community.

The new independent craft beer categories are in response to the success of the beer market in the UK and the growing importance to recognise those businesses going the extra mile. We believe the awards are unique in that they are judged by those from within the industry rather than publications or other awards bodies looking in.

There has also been a streamlining of some of the existing categories to give clearer, more rounded category options for those looking to enter.

As well as the categories, the way in which the awards are presented has been changed to give more credit to the companies involved in carrying out the work breweries are entering for. For example the ‘Best Individual Design’ could be won jointly by the brewery who commissioned the artwork and by the design company who produced it.