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
2019 Elmbridge Food Festival
The Elmbridge Food Festival is taking place at Painshill in Cobham over the weekend of 21-22 September. If you would like to exhibit your business at the festival then please visit the Food Festival page to find out more.