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The Barnsley and Rotherham Business Awards are one of the region’s most prestigious business events held annually at Magna Events in October. The awards are organised by Barnsley & Rotherham Chamber of Commerce and aim to:

• Reward excellence in the region
• Celebrate local successes
• Raise the profile of business in the region

Hosted by local actor and star of Life on Mars and Emmerdale, Dean Andrews, the awards ceremony celebrates all that is good about our business community. Barnsley and Rotherham Chamber of Commerce will recognise the achievements of local businesses, present ‘Salute to Business’ awards to longstanding businesses in our region and choose a Chamber “Charity of the Year”.

Who can enter?
Any business, of any size or sector, with an ‘S’ postcode (Sheffield City Region), as well as any members irrespective of location.

Key dates
3rd June – Applications Open
30th August – Applications Close
16th September – Shortlist Announced
18th October – Awards Ceremony

Nomination entries for the business awards are now closed.

The shortlisted companies can be found here:

Each year the Chamber presents Salute to Business Awards to longstanding business from our region.

This year, the Chamber will recognise five businesses celebrating 50, 75 or 100+ years in business at the awards ceremony. Those celebrating 10+ years in business can be recognised throughout the year. If this year you are celebrating a significant milestone, please contact the Chamber to discuss a Salute to Business presentation. Contact the Chamber on 01709 386200 or email

How to book tickets to Barnsley & Rotherham Business Awards 2019

Join us at the awards ceremony on Friday 18th October 2019, as Barnsley and Rotherham Chamber of Commerce recognises our region’s best in business.

Book your place today at one of our region’s most prestigious business events. To book tickets to attend the award ceremony please visit

  • Dress code: Black Tie/Evening Dress
  • Magna is a non-smoking venue, including the use of vaporised cigarettes.


For information on other events at Magna, see our What’s On listings.