The business awards are free for companies to enter and the categories this year include company of the year, business person of the year, successful new business, excellence in customer service, international trade award, business community partnership and apprentice of the year.
There are also two public voting awards, the best guest experience award and independent retailer of the year award.
Head judge Jim Carley, managing director of Carley Consult said: ““We are really looking forward to reviewing all the great things businesses across our patch have achieved this year, and the always difficult challenge of picking the winners.
“With just a couple of weeks to go before the entry deadline, it’s the right time to finish your entry. It only takes a few moments to put an entry together.”
Other top business leaders on this year’s judging panel are Robert Wilkinson, economic development manager at Bassetlaw District Council and Trevor Fletcher, managing director of the Hardstaff Group and board member of the D2N2 Local Enterprise Partnership.
The closing date for entries and votes is Friday, 17th January 2014 and full details may be found at www.northnottsbusinessawards.co.uk
The finalists will be announced at North Notts Business Connections Breakfast Networking on Wednesday, 29th January 2014 at Clumber Park Hotel & Spa and all firms from across the region are invited to attend.