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Our Award Ceremony
(Tickets £99.00 +Vat)

All profits raised are donated to the selected charities/non-profits.

Over 350 business people are expected to attend a fabulous evening of recognition and celebration.

All of our guests will be provided with the following:

  • A champagne drinks reception upon arrival
  • A 3-course menu with half a bottle of house wine per person (menu confirmed soon)
  • Live entertainment from various live performers!
  • Inspiring Keynote from one of the UK’s Biggest Business Leaders – Inspirational Keynote Speaker Announced Soon!

It will be an evening of celebration with high-quality live band entertainment with a very inspirational keynote speaker.

This year's Thames Valley Business & Community Awards will be on Thursday 25th January 2024 (4pm / 9pm) at the Hilton, Reading. 

Please be advised that due to the event being physical we can not give the exact time of award announcements. 

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Awards Agenda

  • 4:00pm
    Champagne Prior the Opening of the Awards Ceremony
  • 4.45pm:
    Awards Officially Open—all guests make their way into the ballroom. The band are playing, and our hosts welcomes and addresses guests.
  • 5.00pm:
    Our hosts introduce Judges / Charities with opening game and introduced Judges
  • 5.15pm:
    Dinner Service Begins
  • 5.15pm:
    Live Band Performances
  • 6.15pm:
    Our hosts runs another charity game giving you an opportunity to fundraise.
  • 6.30pm
    Be inspired by our local Olympian Keynote Speaker - Naomi Riches MBE (Won 7 Gold Medals for Great Britian).
  • 7.15pm:
    Award Announcement: Lifetime of Achievement Award
  • 7.20pm:
    Award Announcement: Charity of The Year Award
  • 7.25pm:
    Award Announcement: Leisure & Tourism Award
  • 7.30pm:
    Award Announcement: Networker of The Year Award
  • 7.35pm:
    Our hosts will be running the charity auction.
  • 8.00pm:
    Award Announcement: Apprentice of The Year
  • 8.05pm:
    Award Announcement: Young Entrepreneur of The Year Award
  • 8.10pm:
    Award Announcement: Female Entrepreneur of The Year Award
  • 8.15pm:
    Awards Announcement: Male Entrepreneur of The Year Award
  • 8.20pm:
    Awards Announcement: Innovator of The Year Award
  • 8.25pm:
    Awards Announcement: Business Leader of The Year Award
  • 8.30pm:
    Awards Announcement: Employer of the Year Award
  • 8.35pm:
    Awards Announcement: New Start-Up of the Year Award
  • 8.40pm:
    Awards Announcement: SME of The Year Award
  • 8.45pm:
    Awards Announcement: Business of The Year Award
  • 8.50pm:
    Group Winners Photo, Awards Finish & The Band Plays
  • 9.00pm - 9.30pm:
    The Band Plays - This is the time for media interviews, photo opportunities, collection of shortlisted certificates and networking.