Social Business Wales Awards 2024

Celebrating Social Enterprises in Wales.

Social Business Wales Awards 2024

The Social Business Wales Awards shines a spotlight on the growth and potential of the social enterprise sector in Wales. This isn’t just another awards ceremony – it’s a tribute to the tireless efforts being made to shape our future.

With 6 award categories, this years Social Business Wales Awards promise to unveil the exceptional stories of social enterprises and entrepreneurs who’ve not just weathered the storm but emerged as beacons of change in the past 12 months. It’s time to applaud those who dared to make a difference, transforming lives and communities.

Winners of the Social Business Wales awards will go on represent Wales at the Social Enterprise UK Awards in December.

The Social Business Wales Awards are part of the Social Business Wales service and is funded by Welsh Government. It is delivered by a consortium of providers that includes Cwmpas, Development Trusts Association Wales, Social Firms Wales, UnLtd and the WCVA.



  • Social Enterprise of the Year
  • One to Watch
  • Social Enterprise Building Diversity, Inclusion, Equity & Justice Award
  • Tech for Good: Technology Social Enterprise of the Year
  • Community-Based Social Enterprise Award
  • Social Enterprise Innovation of the Year
Apply for an Award

Download the Application Guidelines, which include the link to the application form.

If you'd like the form in a different format please email

Deadline for applications is 5pm on 7th July 2024.

Apply for an Award
Awards Ceremony & Conference

The Social Business Wales Awards are a part of a two day event including the Social Business Wales Conference the following day.

The Awards will take place at Venue Cymru, Llandudno, on the 1st of October, followed by the Social Business Wales Conference on the 2nd of October. 

Get your tickets

We are delighted once again be able to offer a bursary to support attendees from diverse communities and backgrounds to attend the Awards and Conference. Please complete the form below and return it to

For more information on the bursary email

Apply for the Bursary

Are you interested in becoming a sponsor?

If you work for a third sector organisation, public sector body or private business and you are experiencing a bit of FOMO, fear not! There is another way you can get involved in this inspirational awards journey.

This year, we have a fantastic range of sponsorship options for you to consider.

The Social Business Wales Awards is the number one event for the social business sector in Wales and always attracts a large number of delegates, including social business staff and board members, senior civil servants, local authority directors and business support intermediaries from right across Wales.

If you are interested in sponsoring or know of an organisation that may be interested, then please get in touch with Elin Evans, PR & Events Officer at Cwmpas: / 07464548058.

Our 2023 Winners
Read more about the amazing social enterprises that won Social Business Wales Awards in 2023.