Queen’s Awards for Enterprise

The Queen’s Awards for Enterprise are highly prestigious awards for outstanding achievement by UK businesses in the categories of Innovation, International Trade, Sustainable Development and  Promoting Opportunity.

The awards are made annually by Her Majesty The Queen and are only given for the highest levels of excellence. They’re judged to a demanding level and winners receive a number of benefits and worldwide recognition.

The closing date for entries is the last working day of September each year and the winners are announced on 21 April the following year. You can find more information including the links to the online application and nomination forms on the Gov UK website.

2021 recipients of the Queen’s award


  • FFEI Ltd (Hemel Hempstead)
  • Forensic Analytics Ltd (Letchworth)
  • Makevale Ltd (Ware)
  • Silixa Ltd (Elstree)

International Trade

  • Detectortesters (No Climb Products Ltd) (Welham Green)
  • DLRC LTD (Letchworth Garden City)
  • Premier Ship Models Ltd (Hertfordshire)
  • Itrinegy Ltd (Stevenage)

2020 recipients of the Queen’s award

  • Brogan Group Holdings (Welwyn Garden City)
  • Buddi Limited (Rickmansworth)
  • Innovative Trials Ltd (Lemsford)
  • Peerless-AV Limited (Watford)
  • QHi Group Ltd (Harpenden)
  • SA Designer Parfums Limited (Watford)
  • Silent Sentinel Limited (Ware)
  • Prop Store Ltd (Rickmansworth)

2019 recipients of the Queen’s award

  • Medisafe UK Ltd
  • OPRO International Ltd
  • D.K. Engineering Acquisition Consultancy Ltd
  • Dotmatics Ltd
  • D V Signage Ltd
  • Home Health (UK) Ltd
  • Willmott Dixon Ltd

2018 recipients of the Queen’s award

  • Artemida Pharma Ltd
  • Bamboo Distribution Ltd
  • GAMA Healthcare Ltd
  • Lintbells Ltd
  • Wilmott Dixon Ltd

2017 recipients of the Queen’s award

  • G B Kent & Sons plc – Hemel Hempstead
  • Aerospares 2000 Limited – Watford
  • Dianne Lee Regulatory Consultancy Limited – Letchworth Garden City
  • P J Pipe and Valve Company Limited – Hertford
  • Mettler Toledo Safeline X-ray Limited – Royston