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January 13 2014.

The Seahaven Business Awards recognise businesses which have shown tremendous commitment, innovation, and success over the past year - the businesses which always put customer service first, the businesses which show a real commitment to their staff, which take pride in being part of the community and which drive to succeed in the current economic climate.

For 2014 there are six awards for companies and individuals who either work in, or are based in and around the BN9, BN25, of BN10 postcode areas. Businesses can even nominate themselves in one or more of the categories, or nominate any other business. Entry is free.

The judging panel will include Norman Baker, the Mayor of Newhaven and the Presidents of the Newhaven, Peacehaven and Seaford Chambers of Commerce.

Closing date for nominations is Friday April the 11th 2014 and the judges’ decision will be announced at the Chamber Presidents' Gala Dinner on Friday the 9th of May 2014 in the presence of His Excellency Vu Quang Minh, the Vietnamese Ambassador to the UK and other distinguished guests at Peacehaven Golf Club, where the winners will receive their Seahaven Business Award trophy.

To enter go to : and click on 'Seahaven Business Awards 2014' or follow this link: where you can nominate using the easy to use on-line nomination form, or print out the PDF version.

The key sponsor for the 2014 awards is Wave Leisure and the awards are sponsored as follows: 

* Business of the Year sponsored by Swindells Chartered Accountants 

* Business Person of the Year sponsored by Autowise 

* Best Retailer of the Year sponsored by Sussex Signs 

* Best Customer Service sponsored by The Hope Inn 

* Best Environmental Business sponsored by HM Bookkeeping 

* President’s Award* sponsored by Badger Inks. This an ‘open’ award – each year the current President will decide on the criteria – for 2014 this award will be a ‘Lifetime Achievement Award’ – nominations are invited for businesses that deserve to be recognised for their long-term business contribution in the Seahaven area.

The Seahaven Business Awards 2014 are presented by the Newhaven Chamber of Commerce in conjunction with Peacehaven and Seaford Chambers of Commerce.

Contact the chamber office on 01273 517544 or email for more information.