What are the BEDC Business Awards?
Join us as we celebrate the achievements, growth & resilience of Bermuda’s entrepreneurs. This event will feature Local businesses that have been nominated by the public in recognition of their success within the last year.
We will also celebrate those entrepreneurs that have dedicated themselves to personal growth & learning by completing one of BEDC’s educational courses. In additional to the awards, you can expect great entertainment, treats & snacks from local vendors, and must have swag!
The event highlights the Entrepreneur of the Year, Business of the Year, Most Enterprising Young Entrepreneur, Vendor of the Year, the COVID Resiliency Award, the BEDC Business of the year, and more. Members of the public are asked to nominate a business of their choice in recognition of their great service, superior product, hard work, and growth.
BEDC Business Awards Ticket: $55
This ticket includes:
Admission to the BEDC Business Awards Virtual Event
Swag Bag – A $65 Value – with Goodies from Local Vendors including, Popcorn, Candy, Cookies, Cupcake, BEDC Swag.
**Swag can be collected from the Washington Mall on Wednesday, November 10th from 10-2pm. Or arrangements can be made for pickup.
Please note that all nominees must be Bermudian or a Bermudian owned business. Please read through the criteria thoroughly as nominations that do not match the outlined criteria would not be accepted.
People’s Choice Award Poll
North East Hamilton EEZ Business of the Year
St. George’s EEZ Business of the Year
Somerset EEZ Business of the Year
Nominations & Voting for the 2021 BEDC Business Awards is now closed. Purchase a ticket to the BEDC Business Awards to find out who won!
- 6:00pm - 6:05pm
- Intro- MC
Speakers:'Mr. Fotogenik' Shawn Simmons
- 6:05pm - 6:10pm
- Premier’s Remarks
- 6:10 - 6:15pm
- BBA 2020 Compilation Video
- 6:15pm - 6:20pm
- Entertainment- Goldens Initiative (1st Piece)
- 6:20pm - 6:25pm
- Startup of the Year 2021
- 6:25pm - 6:30pm
- Entrepreneur of the Year 2021
- 6:30pm - 6:35pm
- Vendor of the Year 2021
- 6:35pm - 6:40pm
- Entertainment- Tino Martinez (1st Piece)
- 6:40pm - 6:45pm
- Icehouse Entrepreneurship Programme Overview and Graduates
- 6:45pm - 6:50pm
- Most Enterprising Young Entrepreneur 2021
- 6:50pm - 7:05pm
- Guest Speaker
- 7:05pm - 7:10pm
- Family Business of the Year 2021
- 7:10pm - 7:15pm
- Business of the Year 2021
- 7:15pm - 7:20pm
- Entertainment- Da’Khari Love
- 7:15pm - 7:20pm
- Financial Statements, Planning & Costing Using Quickbooks Overview and Graduates
- 7:20pm - 7:25pm
- EEZ Business of the Year
- 7:25pm - 7:30pm
- Entrepreneurship 101 Programme Overview & Graduates
- 7:30pm - 7:35pm
- COVID 19 Resiliency Award
- 7:35pm - 7:40pm
- Entertainment- Tino Martinez (2nd piece)
- 7:40pm - 7:45pm
- People’s Choice Award 2021
- 7:45pm - 7:50pm
- EEZ Overview Video and Business of the Year
- 7:50pm - 7:55pm
- BEDC Client of the Year 2021
- 7:55pm - 8:00pm
- 8:00pm - 8:05pm
- Closing Remarks- Mrs. Erica Smith, BEDC Executive Director
- Entertainment-Golden Initiatives (2nd piece)
The Youth Pitch Competition has become an annual event that people look forward to every year and it continues to create opportunities for new ideas to be realized. This cooperative effort is made possible through public and private partnerships that lay the foundation for new young entrepreneurs.