Entrepreneur of the Year

Entrepreneur of the Year

sponsored by sussex innovation, croydon

*NB: To enter, you must have a REGISTERED/TRADING ADDRESS in the London Borough of Croydon

People who turn ideas into thriving businesses are what makes our local economy great.

Entrepreneurs come from all backgrounds and launch businesses for a variety of reasons. They have many qualities in common, from drive, ambition, care, vision and tenacity to inspirational leadership, inventiveness and confidence.

This award celebrates an outstanding individual who, in addition to displaying those common entrepreneurial traits, can demonstrate all-round business excellence.


  • Visionary leadership, with positive inspirational relationships
  • Overcoming barriers to success and obstacles to growth
  • Strong financial performance results, with significant current business growth achievements
  • Innovation and market differentiation
  • A great story about your entrepreneurial approach.