The Construction Industry Council (CIC) is the representative forum for the professional bodies, research organisations and specialist business associations in the construction industry.

The Queen’s Awards for Enterprise

The Queen’s Awards for Enterprise are recognised as the most prestigious business awards in the UK. The awards were first established in 1966 and since then 6,876 companies have been awarded a Queen’s Award.

Winning an Award offers multiple benefits including global recognition for your company, boosting staff morale and increasing growth. 

The Queen’s Awards for Enterprise recognise and encourage the outstanding achievements of UK businesses in the fields of:

  • Innovation;
  • International Trade;
  • Sustainable Development; and,
  • Promoting Opportunity (through social mobility).  

The UK is full of exciting and innovative businesses  and the Queen’s Awards for Enterprise are a great way of celebrating their success.

Whether a small business with a great innovative product or service, or a larger company running an impressive social mobility programme, these awards are a prestigious way to recognise your contribution to enterprise.

The Queen’s Awards for Enterprise are open to applications from almost all businesses of all sizes throughout the UK in every sector. 

Almost all UK businesses (including non profit) can apply and the application process is free and all applications must be made online and you may apply for more than one category.

The application process for the 2018 Queen’s Awards for Enterprise closes at midday on Friday 1st September 2017.

All entry forms, eligibility criteria and information on how to apply is available by clicking here.