Award Categories

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The 30th Lord Mayor’s Dragon Awards are closed for applications. The 2017 shortlist will be announced on 22 May and winners will be announced on 26 September.

Inclusive Employment Award
Accelerator Award
Innovation Award
Regional Impact Award
Heart of the City Award 
Lord Mayor's Award

Community organisations, schools and social enterprises:
Community Partners Award

A small business friendly Awards
The Lord Mayor’s Dragon Awards evaluates businesses achievements relative to their size and resources. Previous SME winners include Alium Partners, Assael Architecture, GL Hearn, and K&M McLoughlin Decorating. All categories carry the possibility for two Dragons to be awarded - one for a Small or Medium sized Enterprise (SME) business winner and one for a larger business winner. If you would like support completing your application, please book a support session here.

Environmental activities
Please note that the Lord Mayor's Dragon Awards do not recognise or reward environmental initiatives. The City of London Corporation does however operate the Sustainable City Awards and Clean City Awards, which do reward green practices.