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Ilford Business Awards 2022

Events in Ilford

2022 Business Awards
- Event Night

Find out who Ilford's favourite businesses are...

1st Dec 2022, 7:00pm - 1st Dec 2022, 11:45pm

Price: £15 - £25

Address: Coliseum Suite, 300 – 310 Ilford High Road. IG1 1QW

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Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, events in Ilford will be taking extra safety precautions. Please check with the organisers before attending.

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This year the Ilford Business Awards have been expand to include both Ilford North and South. The awards night takes place on Thursday 1st December.

Make sure you attend to find out who the winners are.

Last year saw the celebration of businesses in the ten wards of Ilford South in collaboration with the Office of Sam Tarry and other partners including the Ilford Recorder, HSBC, Metro Bank, DigiPix, and Costa Coffee.

The awards graciously closed with DigiPix, Golden Barbers, Manjaros Restaurant, Hair by Liane Firmin, Barney Bear’s, Kanchan’s, Tight Fit Jeans, Tom Fresh, Satkeer Catering, and Massi’s Kitchen winning awards for Best Business in Ilford Town, Goodmayes, Clements Wood, Chadwell, Loxford, Cranbrook, Valentines, Newbury, Seven Kings, and Mayfield wards respectively. This year, we have changed the voting scheme to a category format ranging from best in customer service to best sustainable transition business, with multiple categories.

The awards offer a unique platform to celebrate local businesses and for you to support and vote for your favourite business or person.

Nominations open from the 16th of August and close on the 31st of October So, if you know a business that has gone above and beyond, or a business person who deserves some praise, let them know you appreciate their hard work and excellence by nominating them for a Ilford Business Award. Find out how to nominate by clicking this link, or VOTE NOW here.

Book your tickets for the awards evening using the book now button below.

Our Sponsors


HSBC is one of the world’s largest banking and financial services organisations. We serve approximately 40 million customers through our global businesses: Wealth and Personal Banking, Commercial Banking, and Global Banking & Markets. Our network covers 63 countries and territories in Europe, Asia, the Middle East and Africa, North America and Latin America.

Our purpose – Opening up a world of opportunity – explains why we exist. We’re here to use our unique expertise, capabilities, breadth and perspectives to open up new kinds of opportunity for our customers. We’re bringing together the people, ideas and capital that nurture progress and growth, helping to create a better world – for our customers, our people, our investors, our communities and the planet we all share.


Enterprise Enfield

Enterprise Enfield is delighted to be sponsoring the 2022 Ilford Business Awards in recognition of the hard work, resilience and achievements of so many businesses during challenging times.

Our flagship E-business Programme is currently supporting Redbridge business owners to make better use of online marketing and digital tools and technology in order to attract new customers, increase sales and reduce costs by incorporating more automated systems into their business.

This FREE service, supported by Redbridge Council, includes 121 expert digital advice and business development support with experienced Advisers who work with owners in a range of areas to: maximise the effectiveness digital marketing; improve websites and SEO; upgrade Customer Relationship Management (CRM) systems; use ecommerce and online payments. Owners and their staff also have the opportunity to learn more through practical webinars and online tutorials and attend networking events. For full details and to register visit E-business Programme.


Metro Properties Ltd

Metro Properties Limited is the market leader and outstanding accommodation provider based in Ilford East London with over 500 hotel rooms and serviced apartments at affordable rates for any budget and needs. We are delivering exceptional experiences to every single guest.


Blachere Illumination - Global leaders in eco responsible festive lighting

Blachere UK creates amazing commercial Christmas displays for town centres, shopping centres, theme parks, and more. Our eye-catching indoor and outdoor lighting schemes bring the retail areas to life for the festive season and create an uplift in spirits and spending alike at Christmas.

Discover our range of eco-responsible decorations. Our R&D department is constantly looking for ethical materials for the design of our structures. Having been the first to make LEDs the norm, to recycle our garlands and revolutionize our illuminations thanks to BioPrint - a recyclable and biodegradable material, and also Recyprint, a range of decorations designed from plastic bottles. We are thrilled to now be a recognised partner of the WWF for our efforts to clean up the oceans .

Our Eco Responsible brochure will give you more information on this topic.

To see our full range of products, feel free to browse our main catalogue.



DestinationCore is a suite of tried and trusted destination marketing technology that puts you in control. We work with more than 60 destinations across the UK, from Southampton to Newcastle, for both B2C and B2B audiences. It is a product by the Jacob Bailey Group, who have 17+ years’ experience in destination marketing, which has been built in collaboration with industry experts.
Our powerful platform that makes it simple to create engaging and informative destination and place marketing websites. Whatever your budget, we have a product to suit you, including a standalone DC Insights Dashboard for digital marketing analysis.



Based in the heart of Ilford, we’ve been helping businesses with their design, print, embroidery and promotional items for almost 20 years! During this time we’ve grown and expanded our product range to include all types of photographic printing including canvas prints, framing and restoration. We also offer a wide selection of personalised gifts which are all produced on site. Our garment printing and embroidery service makes for fantastic workwear with no minimum order quantity. If you run a business and need business cards, leaflets or stunning roller banners we always offer brilliant deals with award-winning designs available from our team of inhouse graphic designers.
020 8553 5537


Metro Bank

Metro Bank services 2.6 million customer accounts and is celebrated for its exceptional customer experience. It is the highest rated high street bank for overall service quality for personal customers and the best bank for service in-store for personal and business customers, in the Competition and Market Authority’s Service Quality Survey in August 2022. This year it has been awarded “Best Mortgage Provider of the Year” in 2022 MoneyAge Mortgage Awards, “Best Business Credit Card” in 2022 Moneynet Personal Finance Awards and “Best Current Account for Overseas Use” by Forbes 2022. It was “Banking Brand of The Year” at the Moneynet Personal Finance Awards 2021 and received the Gold Award in the Armed Forces Covenant’s Employer Recognition Scheme 2021.

The community bank offers retail, business, commercial and private banking services, and prides itself on giving customers the choice to bank however, whenever and wherever they choose, and supporting the customers and communities it serves. Whether that’s through its network of 76 stores open seven days a week, 362 days a year; on the phone through its UK-based contact centres; or online through its internet banking or award-winning mobile app, the bank offers customers real choice.


Exchange Ilford

With over 200,000 people visiting each week, Exchange Ilford offers a unique opportunity to start or grow your business in Ilford. The centre has a number of Retail Merchandising Units, promotional spaces and advertising opportunities, as well and both long and short-term unit leases available.

Exchange Ilford is owned and operated by Capital & Regional. For more information on the various opportunities available please visit


Ilford Recorder

The Ilford Recorder is your local newspaper which works hard to champion your causes, celebrate local people and inform you of the things that matter.

We bring you the most up-to-date stories every week in our printed product and every day on our website. Therefore it was a no-brainer for the Recorder to sponsor the Ilford Business Awards, as one of our key priorities is to support our independent businesses to thrive.

1st Dec 2022, 7:00pm - 1st Dec 2022, 11:45pm

Address: Coliseum Suite, 300 – 310 Ilford High Road. IG1 1QW

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