The Beacon Awards – new business and community awards are launched for the district

Beacon Awards
The Beacon Awards will be presented at the National Memorial Arboretum in October.

Lichfield District Council announces the launch of the all-new Beacon Awards to shine a spotlight on the best businesses of all sizes in the district and to celebrate the community heroes that walk amongst us.

A community and business event driven by the passion and commitment demonstrated every year in the district, the categories are listed below and will culminate in a glittering presentation evening on Thursday 12 October at the National Memorial Arboretum, Aspects Lounge.

  • Lichfield Shining Light –District Legacy Award 
  • Community Hero 
  • Charity or Social Enterprise of the Year 
  • Start up Business of the Year
  • Independent Business of the Year
  • Customer Service Award
  • Tourism and Hospitality Business of the Year
  • Apprentice of the Year / Young Businessperson of the Year
  • Employer of the Year
  • Large Business of the Year
  • Environmental and Sustainable Champion
  • Entrepreneur of the Year


Council Leader Doug Pullen says:

“I am thrilled that the council has been approached to establish a new award to recognise the fantastic work and achievements that take place across the district.  The community and business awards will shine a spotlight on people who might not otherwise be celebrated and on businesses that are at the heart of our economy.  We look forward to seeing the entries and sharing the stories in the coming weeks and months”

Nominees, finalists and winners stories will be promoted across the region before the award event and after with the option to include the Beacon Award Winner logo on their promotional materials.

Entry forms will be open on Tuesday 21 March and more information can be found at the Beacon Awards website

Published: 17 March 2023