The Queens Award For Enterprise

The Queen's Awards for Enterprise is a highly prestigious award, received for outstanding achievement by UK businesses in the categories of Innovation, International Trade and Sustainable Development. The Queen’s Award for Enterprise is awarded to individuals who encourage entrepreneurial skills and attitudes in others.

The awards are made annually by Her Majesty The Queen, and are only given for the highest levels of excellence. They are judged to a demanding level and winners receive a number of benefits as well as worldwide recognition.

Previous corporate winners have come from a diverse selection of business sectors and have included large and small businesses. Recipients of the individual award have been from varied social and professional backgrounds.

The closing date for entries is in September and the winners are announced on 21st April the following year. (Please check on the website for closing date each year as it does change.)

For more information, including the links to the guide and how to apply, visit




2016:     Innovation:                       

CNG Services, Solihull

G & P Group Holdings Ltd, Birmingham

Majestic 12 Ltd T/A, Birmingham

Perinatal Institute, Birmingham

Pike Signals Ltd, Birmingham

Roftek Ltd T/a Flexmort, Birmingham

TF3 Limited, Birmingham 

The Training Foundation Ltd, Coventry


International Trade:

Lock Stock and Barrel Grooming Company, Birmingham

MCP Management Consultants Ltd, Solihull

The Binding Site Group Ltd, Birmingham




Geopost UK Ltd, Sandwell


International Trade:           

Coventry University

Nutrahealth plc, Birmingham


Sustainable Development: 

Jaguar Land Rover Ltd, Coventry

Matrix Housing Partnership, Sandwell




Darcast Crankshafts Ltd, Sandwell

Hadley Industries PLC, Sandwell


International Trade:         

Industrial Washing Machines Ltd, Birmingham

Ishida Europe Limited, Birmingham

Jaguar Land Rover Limited, Coventry

Mechatherm International Limited, Dudley

Rhead Group Limited, Coventry (now part of Costain)


Enterprise Promotion:      

Professor Mark Hart, Aston University, Birmingham



International Trade:           

Armagard Ltd, Birmingham