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Be the Business to sponsor Business Leader of the Year Award

Be the Business is proud to sponsor the Business Leader of the Year Award at this year’s Cornwall Tourism Awards.

Created in partnership with Services for Tourism, the award is designed to celebrate leadership in Cornish tourism, and to encourage and inspire local companies in hospitality.

Who we are looking for

The winner will demonstrate an outstanding ability to:

  • Engage, motivate and up-skill members of their team
  • Create an environment that encourages innovation
  • Integrate a cohesive vision and values into the business
  • Innovate and make their business stand out in a competitive market
  • Adapt the business by listening to customers
  • Embrace the use of digital technology
  • Inspire other businesses through their passion and success

Celebrating outstanding Cornish hospitality leaders

This award is the latest development in Be the Business’ Cornish Hospitality Leaders Network (CHLN), which flies the flag of business improvement within the Cornish hospitality sector. With over 200 business leaders and established links to high-profile industry players, the CHLN supports its members to boost productivity and improve competitiveness.

Alexander Rushton, national hospitality programme lead at Be the Business said: “Through our work with the Cornish Hospitality Leaders Network we are seeing first-hand the inspirational leadership that exists in the tourism industry in Cornwall. By recognising an outstanding leader with this award, the aim is to celebrate the great work taking place across Cornwall and to motivate current and future business leaders to be the very best they can be.”

Robin Barker, organiser of the Cornwall Tourism Awards, said: “We’re delighted to be working with Be the Business on this new special award. Tourism is a huge and diverse industry in which leadership is so critical, both within and across businesses. Encouraging leadership will help us all in our quest for greater business success and productivity.”

Nominate someone today

Nominations can be made by businesses themselves, Cornwall Tourism Awards judges and partner organisations.

Submissions for the award close on Friday 16 August. Entrants will then be considered by a panel of industry leaders, with interviews of short-listed nominees beginning on the week of the 9 September.

You can make a nomination by clicking here.

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