The Stratford Press Romeo Awards are back for 2021 and will be held on Saturday 25 September at the War Memorial Centre, Stratford. “We are really excited to provide an event that the business community can look forward to,” says Stratford Business Association Chairman, Matthew Dimock. “This is an opportunity for local businesses and organisations to celebrate their achievements.” “This year the committee made a decision to change the structure and categories of the awards. These changes aim to highlight the diverse range of businesses and organisations we have within our district,” Mr Dimock explains. There are a total of 10 awards: Eight awards for businesses/ organisations to enter, including: - Covid-19 Response - Outstanding Start Up Business - Excellence in Marketing - Environmental Impact Award - Excellence in Customer Service - Excellence in Not for Profit - Outstanding Employer - Outstanding Employee • One Customer Service Champion Award where members of the community can nominate an individual. One overall Supreme Award that is awarded at the discretion of the judges. Mr Dimock says, “We want organisations to showcase their strengths and areas they are proud of, whether it be a successful marketing campaign or a valued workplace culture.” To enter the awards or to make a nomination, visit romeoawards. co.nz Awards are open for entry until Friday 27 August 2021.