Chamber of Commerce says awards will be back celebrating business in 2021
The 2020 Merton Best Business Awards, which were due to be celebrated with a gala event in September, have been cancelled.
The Merton Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, in consultation with all of our Award sponsors, says it made a “difficult decision” to cancel the 2020 Awards.
The Awards will return in March 2021 to celebrate everything that is good about business in Merton.
Diana Sterck, CEO of Merton Chamber of Commerce, explains the decision “Cancelling the Awards this year is a big disappointment to us and our sponsors and I know for all potential business applicants. The decision was not taken likely and we have held off making it for as long as we could.
“We launched the Awards two days before we went into Lockdown in March and were always hopeful that the country would recover much more quickly from the COVID-19 pandemic than has been the case.
“We want the Awards to be relevant, timely and appropriate for all business sectors and, because of the pandemic and the challenges faced by many sectors, we have made the decision that our energies need to go into supporting business as we come out of Lockdown and into recovery”.
The Merton Best Business Awards is Merton Chamber of Commerce’s flagship event. It will return in 2021 to celebrate the amazing achievements of local businesses.
To find out more about Award winners and sponsors please visit www.mertonbestbusiness.co.uk
June 5, 2020