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Entries for the Licensee of the Year Award will open again in 2019

Competition information:

Licensees can either register themselves or be nominated by a third party; this can be customers, colleagues, pub companies and breweries or even fellow operators.

Nominations are very quick and easy to submit, and with the fantastic publicity, prestige, and prizes in store for the victor - it may be the best thing you ever decide to do!

All of the finalists will be awarded trophies at the BII Summer Event 4th of June 2019, where the winner will also be crowned. 


The 2018 prizes included:

  • Two tickets and accommodation for the finalists to attend our Summer Event where the winner is crowned
  • A year's Sky Sports Commercial Pub and Club subscription for their pub
  • Study trip with accommodation for two in Amsterdam (courtesy of Heineken)
  • Up to £500 towards a party for your staff to celebrate
  • Lifetime membership of the BII - with all the benefits that brings
  • PR support from the BII for your business
  • An invitation to speak at BII Events as an Ambassador


Terms and Conditions:

  • Applicant must be an APLH holder, main licensee of the business and submit a copy of their Personal License
  • Applicant must have been in the business for a minimum of two consecutive years and be able to produce 2 years’ worth of audited accounts when requested
  • Applicant accepts that the winner becomes an ambassador for the BII and commits to a minimum of 4 public speaking occasions in the 12 months following their award
  • Applicant consents to an ‘audit’ of their social media and online presence as part of the pre-qualification application process
  • Judges decision is final