13 Nov 2023

The Made in the UK, Sold to the World Awards 2024 are now open for entries!

The DBT is running an awards scheme to reward successful UK SMEs trading internationally.

Organised by the Department for Business and Trade, the Awards recognise and celebrate the success of UK SMEs trading internationally, with categories covering a wide range of sectors.

Each category will be judged by a panel comprised of two DBT sector leads and independent panellist Marco Forgione, Director General at the Institute of Export & International Trade.

Any UK SME with up to 250 employees can enter the 2024 awards, by completing a short submission form online. The awards are free to enter and entries close on Sunday 14 January 2024.

 The ten categories for the awards will be:

  • Agriculture, Food & Drink 
  • Consultancy & Professional Services 
  • Creative Industries 
  • Education & EdTech 
  • Financial Services & FinTech 
  • Healthcare 
  • Infrastructure & Engineering 
  • Low Carbon Energy 
  • Manufacturing, Advanced Manufacturing & Construction 
  • Retail & Consumer Goods 

For the Winners:
Winners will receive a year’s free business membership to the Institute of Export and International Trade, as well as a wide range of marketing promotion. Alongside this, winners will also receive a trophy, certificate, and digital badge to showcase their exporting success. There will also be recognition for the ‘highly commended’ businesses. 

You can find more information about the Made in the UK, Sold to the World Awards across Department for Business and Trade social medias:

Click here to go to the Awards' official webpage and submission form. For further questions about the awards get in touch with [email protected] 


Oliver Alderson

Policy and Public Affairs - Team Assistant, TechUK

Sabina Ciofu

Sabina Ciofu

Associate Director – International, techUK

Daniel Clarke

Daniel Clarke

Policy Manager for International Policy and Trade, techUK


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