BETA Business Awards 2022 - Nominate now
BETA Business Awards 2022 - Celebrating the very best!
Find out how you can nominate companies and individuals for these illustrious annual accolades.
The search is on to find the winners of the 2022 BETA Business Awards – individuals and companies who go above and beyond for the benefit of the equestrian industry.
You can check out a full list of the awards below, along with details on how to make a nomination.
BETA Export Award
Companies of varying sizes showing substantial and sustained increases in export activity over a three-year period can be entered for this award.
Nominations: Submissions should include details about the level of export and growth in relation to the size and turnover of the company, planning and strategy, and the degree to which the products or services have been adapted to an export market. Applications will be judged by an independent panel.
Entry deadline: 4th February 2022
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Weatherbeeta Group Retail Employee of the Year
Nominations are sought for employees showing excellent customer service, great product knowledge and a passion for professional retailing. The winner will receive a cash prize in addition to the award and his or her employer will be given BETA training vouchers.
Nominations: The award is designed for shop-floor staff rather than managers. Nominations are invited from employers or sales representatives. An independent judging panel will compile a shortlist, then a period of interviews will follow to decide the winner.
Entry deadline: 24th January
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Zebra Products Retailer of the Year
An award for tack shops and feed merchants – whether or not they are BETA members – that relies on customer nominations, the Retailer of the Year award is divided into two categories: Equestrian Retail Store and Online/Mail Order Retailer.
Nominations: Customers can nominate a retailer by completing a nomination form in-store or by filling in a form here.
Alternatively, retailers can add their details to forms to make it as easy as possible for customers wishing to nominate them whilst in-store.
On receipt of nominations, retailers will be sent a questionnaire by BETA for them to complete to be considered for the next stage of judging. Shortlisted companies will be put forward to a vote by BETA trade members. This award also involves independent mystery shoppers and incognito telephone calls organised by the trade association.
Nomination deadline: 31st January 2022
Equine Careers Sales Representative of the Year
Equine Careers returns as sponsor of the Sales Representative of the Year Award for an eighth year. Nominations can be made for either employed or self-employed sales representatives and agents. The winner is judged to be exceptional in his or her approach to customer service.
Nominations can be made from retailers and members of the manufacturing and distribution trades.
Nomination deadline: 31 January 2022
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STUBBS ENGLAND Nutritional Helpline of the Year
The company considered to offer excellence in nutritional advice and service to customers – consumer, trade and retail – wins this accolade.
Nominations: Customers can nominate by clicking here or on STUBBS ENGLAND website. A shortlist will be drawn up for final judging, which will include incognito calls.
Entry deadline: 31st January 2022
TSM Marketing Effectiveness Award
This award celebrates effective communications and the increased value a company’s marketing campaign has brought to its brands. Marketing plans and activity will be put under the spotlight to see how different aspects, including in-store and show-circuit promotions, mass media advertising, sponsored riders and social media, play a powerful role in helping to solve business problems and generate revenue.
Nominations: Retailers and suppliers are invited to put themselves forward for this award. Judging will reward the contribution marketing has made to business improvement and, because of this, low- or no-budget entries are encouraged.
Entry deadline: 24th January 2022
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Citation Trade Supplier of the Year
The manufacturer, wholesaler or distributor judged to offer the best in delivery, customer service, product knowledge and awareness of retailer requirements will win this award.
Nominations: Retailers can nominate the supplier they feel offers them the best service and works to help them build sales and profitability. Suppliers can also nominate themselves by submitting a formal application stating the reasons they deserve to win. Shortlisted companies will be judged, followed by a retail members’ vote. The final judging stages will be overseen by an independent panel.
Entry deadline: 31st January
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BETA Lifetime Achievement Award
This award celebrates an individual who has made a long-standing and significant contribution to the equestrian industry.
Nominations: Biographical details of the nominee are invited from all sectors. Please email them to email@example.com
Entry deadline: 4th February 2022
MAKING YOUR NOMINATIONS
Nominations can be made by completing a form on any of the links above or email firstname.lastname@example.org for an entry form. The completed forms (not online) should be sent to the BETA office by post to BETA, East Wing, Stockeld Park, Wetherby LS22 4AW or email to email@example.com.
Please remember to provide the name and award category, reason for nomination and your own name and address. Supporting information can be included where appropriate.
All entries must be received by the deadlines stated. Help and advice on making a nomination is available by contacting Agy Mossakowska in the BETA office.