North Devon’s independent business awards

Business Action North Devon Business Awards 2024

The North Devon Business Awards 2024 are now open for entries.

Awards categories

Not sure which categories to enter? Click for brief guide

The winner of each category proceeds for the judging of the title of Business Action North Devon Business of the Year 2024, sponsored by Philip J Milton & Company Plc.

Philip J Milton & Company Plc | sponsor of North Devon Business of the Year 2020 | Business Action Awards 2020 | North Devon's independent business awards


We are grateful to all our sponsors without whom these North Devon Business Awards would not be possible – see sponsors.

Contact us on 07971 176044 if you would like to sponsor an award.

You need to enter the Business Action Awards

Who can enter?

  • Businesses based or operating in or near North Devon – from Lynmouth & Lynton to Bideford & Bude, from Holsworthy to Chulmleigh and surrounding areas – the top part of the county!
  • Any size of business
  • Businesses in all sectors
  • New businesses or established businesses celebrating 5, 10 or 100-year anniversaries

How entering benefits you?

  • Enjoy free promotion of your business across social media networks just by entering
  • Raise awareness of your business by showcasing it for our magazine editor and awards judges
  • Increase your chances of being selected as a finalist or winner
  • Benefit from publicity if selected as a finalist or winner
  • Gain exposure at the awards event

We look forward to receiving your entries. Good luck!

How and when can I enter?

The awards open officially on 29 December 2023.

When will the winners be announced?

Finalists will be announced in March 2024.

The winners will be announced and presented with their awards at the Winners Celebration on Thursday 9 May 2024 at the Landmark Theatre, Ilfracombe.

The Business Action Awards are fully independent and transparent to attract entries from as many businesses as possible of all sizes, from all sectors, from all areas of North Devon.

As far as possible, sponsors and judges are separate and neither will enter the awards to guarantee complete impartiality and establish essential credibility.

Awards celebration 2022

The winners of the Business Action North Devon Business Awards 2022 were announced on Thursday 19 May 2022 at the Awards Celebration at the Landmark Theatre, Ilfracombe in front of 175 guests.