The Ceremony

The Businesses for Children Awards Ceremony will be held at the Park Inn Hotel, Telford, TF3 4NA, on March 10th 2018 from 7pm till late.

The dress code for the evening will be black tie and gowns.

Order of the evening:


Welcome drinks in the Henshalls bar and entry to the main hall.


Take a seat at your tables – sponsored in 2018 by CLCA, SixTicks, Jungleland, Yarrington, PC Net, Balloon-a-tics, Team Author UK, Vehicle Glass Conversions, and J&PR – for a welcome from your MC for the evening BBC Shropshire film critic and editor of Shropshire Business Carl Jones. To start the evening we will enjoy a game of Heads and Tails to raise money for our chosen charity. At the 2017 event nearly £700 was raised for Homestart Telford and Wrekin.


A representative of our chosen charity, empathy, takes to the stage.


The Businesses for Children Awards is a not-for-profit organisation that runs solely thanks to the generosity of its sponsors. We welcome a representative of our 2017 headline sponsor Henshalls Insurance Brokers to the stage to say a few words.

Dinner is served.


The awards – Shropshire’s top children’s businesses are recognised in 13 categories for the support, education and services and products they provide for children and young people.

Our award sponsors for 2018 are: KE Design, Park Inn by Radisson, J&PR Ltd, Ed Bagnall Photography, Vehicle Glass Conversions, Jungle HR, Yarrington, SJF Design and Print, MGP Accountants, the UK Foodhall Ltd, Cyclone Sign and Print, JS Business Admin and Bellini’s Box.


A goodbye from the BCA team – it’s time to celebrate the evening and the wonderful businesses across the county by heading to the dance floor! (*Our disco is currently available for sponsorship).



Tickets for the evening, which include a welcome drink, three-course meal, the awards and a disco, are £35.00 per person or £30.00 if bought at the early-bird price before December 14th.