Exmouth Chamber of Commerce

Virtual Business Awards 

As part of our #LoveLocal initiative, we are excited to announce the Exmouth Chamber of Commerce Virtual Business Awards 2020 event, to celebrate the positive achievements within our community, as a result of the difficult COVID-19 experience. Our usual awards will resume in 2021; this is an interim event to uplift during an otherwise gloomy time. 

FULL CATEGORY INFORMATION BELOW. To nominate/ enter, click > HERE <

Entries close on 26th of June and a shortlist will be announced on 29th of June. To add photos/videos to support your nomination, please email secretary@exmouthchamber.co.uk

Join us (online) in your best black tie attire, on Friday 17th July at 6pm, for the main event to celebrate these amazing people/individuals. Full details coming soon. Until then…Like, share, nominate #ECVBA2020


Best Customer Service

This award will go to a business that the public believe has gone the extra mile to continue to provide its customers / clients with an exemplary service during the Coronavirus crisis. The Judges will not only be interested in the number of nominations, but also the reasons why individuals believe their choice is so deserving and stands above its competitors by way of service to its customers.

Best Business Adaptation

An Award for the business that has shown the most imaginative, innovative and effective adaptation to the current crisis. The Judges will take into account the speed at which the business model was changed as well as the effectiveness and popularity of the adopted changes.

Best Online Presence

This category is aimed at the local business that has shown the best example of increasing its online presence, whether by way of an enhanced website, developing its social media platforms, increased use of virtual media and other interesting innovations.

Local Hero

This Award will go to the individual who has gone the extra mile in providing help and assistance for those less fortunate and in need during the Coronavirus crisis. This category is aimed at the local citizen who deserves special recognition for campaigning, fundraising, contributing their time to help others, or supporting young, elderly or disadvantaged people and who has demonstrated incredible drive, motivation, community spirit and love to that end.

Best Community Support Group

An Award aimed at the local Community Support Group that has come to the fore and raised its game during the current crisis. Whether by way of assisting local support services, helping individuals and groups, and providing numerous benefits to the public or other essential services to the community as a whole. The Judges will look for key examples and take into account the organisations structure, vision, leadership, best practice and overall effectiveness.

Best Business to Business Advice Company

This category is for the local business that has stood out above all others in providing specialist help, guidance and support to its fellow businesses and business owners during the crisis. The Judges will consider the speed at which the support structure was deployed, how it was developed and presented, as well as its scope, effectiveness and availability.