Congratulations to all the 2019 winners

We’re already planning the 2020 event as we speak. Check back here for the latest updates.

Our Headline Sponsor

East Sussex College is the largest further education college in East Sussex, providing education and training from foundation to degree level. The college educates almost half of the county’s young people and over 8,000 adults each year at campuses in Lewes, Eastbourne, Hastings and Newhaven, and in the workplace

Our Sponsors

Eastbourne Borough Council

Eastbourne Borough Council is the local authority for the borough of Eastbourne. Eastbourne is divided into 9 local wards, which each elect 3 borough councillors as local representatives, creating a total of 27 councillors. The Borough Council meets at Eastbourne Town Hall.

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Fundraising Team of the Year

The Enterprise Centre

The Enterprise Shopping Centre is one of the most exciting and unusual places to shop and eat in Sussex! Full of Independent stores offering unique ranges, not often found on the high street. The Centre has an eclectic mix of boutique style shop, all under one big sunny Victorian glass roof.

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Corporate Social Responsibility Award

La Locanda Del Duca

Authentic Italian Food served in the relaxed atmosphere of our award winning restaurant. Our menu has a wide selection of pasta, meat, fish and vegetarian dishes to choose from, all complemented by a large choice of fine Italian wines. We also offer a choice of roasts on our Sunday lunch menu.

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Educational Institution of the Year

Carrot Events

Carrot Events we specialise in corporate and community awards events. Why not come to us for all your corporate or community events such as Business Award, Community Award, Charity Dinner, Christmas Party or Summer Ball, we have the expertise and many superb ideas that add that extra sparkle and glitz to make your event stand out from the crowd.

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The Arts Award of the Year

Eastbourne Chamber

One of the largest town based Chambers in the South East. Their mission is to Enterprise, Socialise, Realise and aim to encourage businesses in all sectors, of all sizes, to join them and turn those words into something tangible. Whether you are a sole trader or a large multi-national company, we have something to offer you.

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Independent Community Retailer of the Year

Online Ticket Seller

Launched in May 2015, Online Ticket Seller has already proven to be a success with venues varying from nightclubs to sporting arenas that have opted to use this service as their online box office system. With a wealth of experience within the team, many of the senior members have a background in event/venue management and promotion.

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Community Event of the Year Award

Cavendish Hotel

The Cavendish Hotel is ideally located right on the Eastbourne seafront, close to the town's shopping and commercial centre, Eastbourne railway station and all the main beaches in the area. Facing the coast on Eastbourne’s Grand Parade, guests can enjoy stunning views from one of the hotel's many suites, as well as its common areas.

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Spice Garden

A local Indian Restaurant & Takeaway in Old Town, Eastbourne. Serving Ratton, Holywell, Roselands, Friston & Wannock. The Spice Garden restaurant and take-away is fully licensed and provides exquisite Indian cuisine with a wide ranging diversity of contemporary Indian styles. They can also cater at both indoor or outdoor events or celebrations.

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Nurse/Care Worker of the Year

Friends of Seaside Rec

The Friends of Seaside Rec was formed in April 2014 by local residents with the sole intention of improving and developing the only ``Green Space`` in the Devonshire Ward. The rec was awarded the Queens Covenant in commemoration of the Diamond Jubilee ensuring this only green space is never built on. As a group we have raised funds by holding annual fun days.

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Youth Award category

Bright Beginnings Nursery

Bright Beginnings is situated at 93 Enys Road and cares for children aged birth to 8 years. Bright Beginnings has been an established and successful nursery for many years. In August 2015 Becky Cogan, who has worked in childcare for over 16 years and already owns Tots and Time Out Nursery bought the business.

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Outstanding Sporting Achievement of the Year

Tots And Time Out Nursery

Tots and Time Out is situated at 32-34 Eshton Road and cares for children aged birth to 11 years. Tots and Time Out has been an established and successful nursery since 1989. In August 2015 Becky Cogan, who has worked in childcare for over 16 years and already owns Tots and Time Out Nursery bought the business.

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Charity of The Year

Southern IT

If you’re looking for a great IT Company with a stellar reputation, who’ll give you world class service and never let you down then you’ll like Southern IT Networks. From IT Support and Solutions, to Cyber Security services for your small business. Their multi award winning service will be sure to deliver you peace of mind.

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Outstanding Individual Achievement

Calverley Communications

Janette Calverley is a qualified NLP Practitioner and Hypnotherapist, who specialises in people's self-development. By understanding the individual and using a person centred, solution focused approach Janette facilitates you to break through your own barriers to achievement at work and at life in general. Always helping you be the best that you can be!

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Organising Committee of the Year

Worldwide Webdesign

Our team of designers based in Eastbourne, East Sussex is primarily focused on providing effective and attractive website design, and company booking systems at affordable prices. If you are a small business and want to get an effective online presence with a website that attracts new customers we can help you, with websites to suit all budgets and aspirations.

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Outstanding Individual Achievement

Sponsorship Opportunities

The Eastbourne and District Community Awards provide sponsors with a wide variety of sponsorship opportunities and wonderful benefits providing a meaningful touch point for your business to give something back to the community, connect with the other professionals who also value this opportunity to get involved within the heart of the community fabric and connect directly with the Eastbourne community and community leaders.


We look forward to working together to customise a sponsorship package that will compliment your company’s objectives across the board and optimise both your investment and return If you are thinking “this is a great way for my company to promote itself “If you are thinking “this is a great way for my company to promote itself “– then call us on 01323 723325 or email info@carrotevents.co.uk and start the ball rolling towards becoming one of our valued VIP sponsors for 2019.