Business events

Throughout the year we organise events and initiatives for local businesses, including:

  • Start-up boot camps
  • Business leaders conference
  • Business masterclasses
  • Independent retailer of the year
  • Small business Saturday

Details of upcoming events will be published here. 

Elmbridge Independent Retailer of the Year Awards

The Elmbridge Retail Awards, back for their seventh successive year, ran from 1-31 July to champion the outstanding local retailers in our high streets and town centres. Shoppers voted for their favourites across seven categories.

A new category for 'green business of the year' was added for 2019 to recognise environmentally sustainable retailers. Congratulations to all our winners:

  • Best restaurant or cafe - Cafe Noir, Thames Ditton
  • Best for hair and beauty - Jina Beauty, Walton on Thames
  • Best for fashion - Evie Loves Toast, Cobham    
  • Best deli or grocer - Paull's Fruit & Veg, Thames Ditton
  • Best for speciality products - Cyclelink, Thames Ditton
  • Green business of the year - Cyclelink, Thames Ditton
  • Best independent retailer - Evie Loves Toast, Cobham

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