BEST RURAL CREATIVE OR MEDIA BASED BUSINESS

This award aims to celebrate Businesses which have their origin in creativity, skill and individual talent and which have demonstrated commercial success from a rural base, or by developing content that uses or embraces a rural theme. We will look at how these businesses are creating jobs and contributing to the economy as well as how they might bring together communities.

The winning business will be able to demonstrate the following:

  • Clear strategy for business growth and sustainability and demonstration of the achievement of the aims and objectives
  • A clear understanding of the market and customers to whom the business is selling
  • Customer satisfaction
  • Strong business and financial results
  • Innovative approach to delivering creative output that achieves client objectives
  • How being rural shapes the way that the business operates
  • Customer and staff engagement
  • Effective leadership, operation and management
  • Uniqueness in offering – what sets the business apart from the competition
  • An ethical approach to business

The entry criteria provided act as a guide only. If you are unsure what to include or how to present it, please contact the RBA office.

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“I’m absolutely delighted to be part of the awards. It’s a fantastic opportunity to get together and celebrate the very best rural businesses and to hear some of their inspiring stories.  This year has seen entries from 52 counties in the UK and there have been nearly three times as many entries for the Rural Business Awards as in 2016.

Steve Edwards
Openreach’s Director of Fibre Broadband Clients

Farm Creative

BEST RURAL CREATIVE OR MEDIA-BASED BUSINESS FINALIST 2017

Farm Creative is a marketing, design and digital agency based on a working farm in the heart of Lancashire. We specialise in working with other rural businesses whether they’re already established or just starting up with a rural business idea. From developing a new brand to re-freshing outdated websites and creating trade brochures; between the small team at Farm Creative, we have experts in each marketing field.

Rural Maps

BEST RURAL CREATIVE OR MEDIA-BASED BUSINESS FINALIST 2017

We produce fine and functional bespoke maps for landowners around the world.

Holdsworth PR

BEST RURAL CREATIVE OR MEDIA-BASED BUSINESS FINALIST 2017

Public relations and marketing services for rural and equestrian businesses.

Rural Roots PR

BEST RURAL CREATIVE OR MEDIA-BASED BUSINESS FINALIST 2017

Rural Roots PR works with small, rural tourism and food and drink businesses from castles to campsites and farm to fork to tell their stories using targeted PR strategies across a number of platforms, including national and local press and social media. I also blog about the inspirational people, places and businesses that knit together the British countryside in a bid to get Millennials out of the cities and exploring their options by supporting the rural economy.

The Artisan Food Trail

BEST RURAL CREATIVE OR MEDIA-BASED BUSINESS FINALIST 2017

Our aim is to create awareness of artisan food & drinks brands through online marketing. For many small businesses we help them define their brands and create their physical brands through packaging, websites and marketing materials, giving them the best professional start that allows them to be able to compete in a difficult, busy and competitive market place.


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HALL OF FAME

Gravity Digital Ltd

Gravity Digital Ltd

WINNER: BEST RURAL CREATIVE OR MEDIA BASED BUSINESS 2016

Aim to create the perfect digital voyage for companies of all sizes. They manage and deliver SEO, social media and web design.

 

Farm Creative Ltd

Farm Creative Ltd

RUNNER UP: BEST RURAL CREATIVE OR MEDIA BASED BUSINESS 2016

A creative, design and integrated marketing agency who are passionate about creating high quality work that delivers profitably for their clients.

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