Applications open for The King's Awards for Enterprise

Government House has announced that applications for the King’s Awards for Enterprise 2025 are now open.

The King’s Awards for Enterprise are for outstanding achievement by UK businesses (including Channel Islands and the Isle of Man) in the categories of:

  • innovation
  • international trade
  • sustainable development
  • promoting opportunity through social mobility

Businesses that receive an award are:

  • invited to a Royal reception
  • presented with the award at their company by one of The King’s representatives
  • able to fly The King’s Awards flag at their main office, and use the emblem on their marketing materials
  • given a Grant of Appointment (an official certificate) and a commemorative crystal trophy.

The awards are open to all organisations, including non-profit and the public sector.

The awards are valid for 5 years and the application process closes on 12 September 2024.

“The Institute of Directors' (IoD) membership represents a broad cross section of the Isle of Man business community and recognition of the international success, innovation and sustainability of Manx businesses with the King's Award for Enterprise would be fitting celebration. With over 7,000 companies awarded to date in the programme's 56 years, recipients are truly outstanding in their own fields and I am certain that we have such outstanding firms here on the Island. I and the local IoD Ambassadors will work with our members to encourage and support their application for these Awards”
Steve Billinghurst
Chair, IoD Isle of Man

For full details about eligibility, category criteria and how to apply visit The King’s Awards for Enterprise: About the awards – GOV.UK (

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