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Entries open for Medilink West Midlands Business Awards – celebrating the best in healthcare

8th October 2019

Medilink West Midlands annual Medical and Healthcare Business Awards will take place on Thursday 13 February 2020 at The Burlington Hotel, Birmingham.   Undoubtedly, the biggest member event within our calendar, showcasing the best in life sciences across the region, and with a new application process introduced this year, it’s never been so easy to apply!

The Award categories are:

  • Start-up (sponsored by Calthorpe Estates) – Celebrating newly established companies (trading for up to 3 years) in the medical and healthcare sector, that show a promising future
  • Delivering innovation into health and care (sponsored by WMAHSN) – For an innovation that is being adopted by the NHS and that has demonstrated an impact on efficiency, patient outcomes and NHS system costs
  • Export (sponsored by Kuehne+Nagel Ltd)– For substantial growth in overseas earnings and commercial success
  • Innovation – For the development of an innovative technology, design or process that has produced a major improvement in business performance or end-user benefit
  • Outstanding achievement – Celebrating outstanding achievements that has had a significant or vital impact on the company
  • *Supply Chain – For excellence in overall supply chain operations and consultancies and the impact made through services supplied to business clients.

*Regional award only, not included in the Medilink UK Awards.

Why apply?

There are a lot of positive benefits to applying to a Medilink West Midlands Award: shortlisted and winning organisations receive a lot of publicity and promotion throughout our extensive marketing campaign, both regional and national. You also have the chance to receive a prestigious Medilink Award and certificate!

How to apply OR nominate

Step 1: Send an email to zoeh@medilinkwm.co.uk by Thursday 19 December at the latest, stating which award you wish to be considered for and why you think you should be shortlisted in that category (maximum 50 words) OR the company you wish to nominate. Application date extended

Step 2: Our judges will meet in December to review the applications, and all shortlisted entries will be announced before Christmas.

Step 3: The awards will be presented on Thursday 13 February 2020 at The Burlington Hotel, New Street, Birmingham. All shortlisted applicants receive two free tickets to the Awards Ceremony.

Step 4: Save the date! National showcase opportunity – the winners of each category will be entered into the prestigious National Medilink UK Awards which will take place on Wednesday 1 April 2020 at The Hilton Metropole Hotel (near the NEC), Birmingham. Providing companies extensive national exposure of their business and their successful achievements.

Not a Medilink WM member?

Don’t worry! We’re offering any non-member organisations the chance to participate in our Awards, by offering a special discounted rate of £100+VAT for 6 months membership. Get in touch with us to find out how you can join and be part of our Awards.


All shortlisted applicants receive two free tickets to the Awards Ceremony.

Tickets can also be purchased for those who want to attend. Find out more on ticket prices here

Sponsor the Awards

If you’re interested in supporting the awards through our sponsorship opportunties, please get in touch. This is a great way to develop your exposure within the medical, healthcare and life sciences sector.

Thanks to our confirmed sponsors so far;

  • Mills & Reeve – Headline sponsor of Awards evening
  • Calthorpe Estates sponsor of the Start Up Award
  • West Midlands Academic Health Science Network (WMAHSN) sponsor of the Delivering innovation into health and care Award

If you have any questions please contact Zoe Heather, Events & Marketing Communications Manager at zoeh@medilinkwm.co.uk or via phone on 0121 452 5630.

Find out about our winners and view photos from the 2019 Medilink West Midlands Medical and Healthcare Business Awards here.

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