Award Categories

For 2020 we have 10 awards in total, suitable for individuals, organisations or businesses. You are welcome to nominate or self-nominate for more than one award, but please ensure the information you provide is relevant to that specific award (as this is what you'll be judged on!).


Environmental Award

Recognising the activities of local businesses, organisations and individuals that are making efforts to improve the environment and encourage sustainability.


Shopping Experience Award

Rewarding excellence within the Menter Aberystwyth area to businesses selling goods and services. Have you received excellent customer service or a great shopping experience? We want to know!


Food and Drink Award

We want to celebrate the diverse culinary delights on offer in our area. Open to anyone working within the food and drink industry.


Encouraging Community Award

Highlighting businesses, organisation and individuals whose actions have improved or enhanced our local community.


Celebrating New Business Award

This award highlights the achievements of new business start-ups that have been open 3 years or less.


Championing the Arts Award

Open to anyone who helps promote visual or performing arts - including groups, societies, venues and promoters.


Happily Ever After Award

This award is open to all and any type of business who help make a wedding day a day to remember. From venues to stationery, hairdressers to caterers, we want to know!


Championing Welsh Award

Open to individuals, businesses and organisations who celebrate and support the Welsh language in the area.


The Everyday Hero Award

This award recognises those who make significant contributions to the lives of those in our local community - with no expectation of reward or recognition. We want to celebrate those heroes. People you might nominate include those working in the emergency services, the NHS, service industry, teaching, etc.


Event of 2019

We want you, the public to choose your Event of 2019! The event can be anything that happened in the Menter Aberystwyth area (roughly stretching from Llanrhystud to Eglwysfach). We have a list of events from 2019, but an option for you to add another too if we've missed something off the list!

Vote for 3 events in total, by clicking here.


Overall Winner

Selected by the judges during Judging Week, the overall winner will be one of our finalists from the above awards.