Kevin Cantlon Award for Best Small Business

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Surrey Heath Borough Council has made the decision to cancel the Surrey Heath Business Breakfast which was due to host the Surrey Heath Business Awards on Friday 27 March 2020 at Camberley Theatre. The awards ceremony will be moved to the next Surrey Heath Business Breakfast which is due to take place on 25 September 2020.
The judging panel took place on Friday 13 March and a shortlist was decided. The shortlist will be announced in September. If you applied for an award and you have any queries, please email

Award Criteria

Recognising small businesses located anywhere in the Borough
This award is named in honour of Kevin Cantlon, SHBC Economic Development Officer, who sadly passed away in 2017. Naming the award after him is our tribute to his work within local business and a reflection of the respect that our business community had for Kevin. This award in particular was very close to his heart.
To be eligible to apply for this award your business must have 0-9 employees.
Can you demonstrate outstanding initiative, bold, imaginative enterprise, as well as sound management practices. How does the organisation show commitment to getting involved with and supporting the local community?
When completing the entry form, please demonstrate how your company meet the criteria outlined below for the category you are entering.
  • Evidence of bold, imaginative enterprise, as well as sound management practices
  • An organisation that can demonstrate a commitment to sustainable growth
  • How is your business impacting your local community in a positive way