What are the benefits of entering awards?

There are so many beneifts that can come about when entering business awards:

1) Marketing
         - Improve brand awareness
         - Promote at a National level
         - Maximise PR exposure 

2) Motivation
         - For the business as a whole
         - Motivate your staff members

3) Evaluate 
         - Allows you to evaluate and look at your business from another perspective

4) Celebrate
         - Celebrate the hard work of your business and team
         - Acknowledge your achievements 

5) Credibility
         - Increased credibility within your sector
         - Support your success with a win
         - Getting shortlisted is also a huge achievement! 

6) Networking