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Celebrating the best of the best in Europe

1 May 2018
Last week saw the conclusion of our European roadshow of exclusive events, held to honour the National Winners and Ones to Watch in the 2017/18 European Business Awards. 

Vote now in battle for Europe's best business

6 April 2018
Successful businesses from 32 countries in Europe are calling for support as they compete for the title of ‘European Public Winner’ in this year’s European Business Awards sponsored by RSM.

Europe's best businesses published in first ever 'Ones to Watch' list

12 December 2017
The best businesses in 34 European countries have been named today as ‘Ones to Watch’ by the European Business Awards sponsored by RSM. To make it on to the ‘Ones to Watch’ list companies will have demonstrated exceptional achievement in one of the 12 European Business Awards’ categories and reflect the programme’s core values of innovation, success and ethics.

Last chance for best businesses in Europe to enter celebrated Awards

17 October 2017
Two weeks to go before deadline for 2017-18 European Business Awards sponsored by RSM LONDON:  EUROPE’s best businesses are urged to enter the 2017-18 European Business Awards, sponsored by RSM, before the end October deadline for a chance to have their business success recognised across the world.

The European Business Awards 2017-18 are now open

24 July 2017
The European Business Awards for 2017-18 are now open - companies across Europe are invited to enter the awards programme, now in it's 11th year.

Winners named in Europe's biggest business competition

5 May 2017
Europe’s 12 best businesses are celebrating after being named winners in the 2016/17 European Business Awards, sponsored by RSM, at an exclusive awards ceremony in Dubrovnik last night attended by prominent businesses leaders and European Ambassadors.

European Champions named after 160,000 votes

6 March 2017
34 firms have been named ‘National Public Champion’ for their country in the European Business Awards, sponsored by RSM, after the ‘public vote’ stage of the competition generated a new record of over 160,000 votes from across the world.

110 firms named as finalists in Europe's largest business awards

7 February 2017
110 businesses from 31 European countries have been named as finalists, and Ruban d’Honneur recipients, in the 2016/17 European Business Awards sponsored by RSM. 

European Business Awards

10 January 2017
Public vote showcasing strength and success across European business now open

Survey: European businesses put single market access to the UK as their primary priority in negotiations

20 December 2016
The UK’s vote to leave the EU poses a threat to the European business community, according to new research conducted for RSM by the European Business Awards. The research asked almost 700 of Europe’s successful business leaders their views on Brexit. 41% think that the UK is now a less attractive investment destination and 54% believe Brexit poses a threat, compared to 39% who see it as an opportunity.

Europe’s best businesses honoured at exclusive events

24 November 2016
Over the next four months, 11 exclusive business events will take place across Europe, where the continent’s best businesses will be honoured as ‘National Champions’ in this year’s European Business Awards, sponsored by RSM. At the events, business leaders from 20 countries will come together to celebrate their success and network with their peers.

Recognising business excellence for 10 years

12 September 2016
Having a stable and prosperous Europe relies on businesses to create a stronger, more innovative and ethical business community, that sits at the very core of a globalised economy. During the last ten years, The European Business Awards, supported by business leaders, academics and political representatives from the length and breadth of Europe, have celebrated business excellence across the continent, and I’m proud that RSM has been there to support this initiative since its inception.

National Champions named across Europe in the EBAs

5 September 2016
636 businesses from 34 countries have been named National Champions in The European Business Awards sponsored by RSM; Europe’s largest business competition set up to recognise and celebrate business excellence. 

Aerogen: The exposure from winning a European Business Award is amazing

14 July 2016
An interview John Power, CEO of Aerogen, the Irish winner of the RSM Entrepreneur of the Year Award in the 2015-16 European Business Awards.

RSM congratulates Europe's best businesses

22 June 2016
RSM would like to congratulate all of the finalists and the overall category winners of the EBA. The calibre of the businesses present this year was outstanding and a true demonstration of entrepreneurialism, innovation and leadership. All those involved are a credit to their country and we wish them every success for the future.

12 best businesses in Europe's biggest business competition named

20 June 2016
Europe’s 12 best businesses are celebrating after being named winners in the 2015/16 European Business Awards, sponsored by RSM, at an exclusive awards ceremony in Milan last night attended by prominent businesses leaders, European ambassadors and government ministers.

132 businesses to compete at Grand Final of European Business Awards

1 June 2016
132 businesses from 32 European countries are hoping to be named a winner in Europe’s biggest and toughest business competition, the European Business Awards, sponsored by RSM, at its Gala Event Final on 17 June in Milan, Italy.

The European Business Awards 2016-17 are open

6 April 2016
The European Business Awards and lead sponsor RSM have today announced the opening of the 10th European Business Awards; Europe’s largest business competition, showcasing Europe’s best.

32 National Public Champions chosen after 160,000 votes

7 March 2016
32 businesses have been named as their country’s ‘National Public Champion’ after the almost 160,000 people voted for their favourite business in The European Business Awards, sponsored by RSM.

110 businesses reach the final of European Business Awards

9 February 2016
110 businesses have been announced as the finalists and Ruban d’Honneur recipients in the 2015/16 European Business Awards sponsored by RSM. The finalists were chosen from 678 National Champions by an esteemed panel of judges made up of European business and political leaders, academics and entrepreneurs. 

UK's best businesses honoured at prestigious awards

13 January 2016
The UK’s best businesses have been honoured at an exclusive event, held at the London Stock Exchange, for the European Business Awards sponsored by RSM.

Time for the public to choose its country champions in the European Business Awards

1 January 2016
From today, over 400 businesses from 32 countries in Europe are competing for the title of ‘National Public Champion’ for their country as the online public vote opens in this year’s European Business Awards, sponsored by RSM.

National Champions announced for 2015-16 European Business Awards

24 October 2015
BEST COMPANIES ACROSS EUROPE NAMED IN FIRST ROUND OF PRESTIGIOUS COMPETITION The European Business Awards sponsored by RSM, Europe’s largest and most significant business recognition programme, has today named 678 companies from 33 countries across Europe as ‘National Champions’ in the first stage of the 2015-16 competition.

National Champions announced

4 September 2015
The excitement is beginning to build for the European Business Awards 2015/16, following the announcement of the National Champions on 1 September.

Last chance for best businesses in Europe to enter prestigious awards

2 July 2015
Deadline for 2015-16 European Business Awards sponsored by RSM approaches Europe’s best businesses are called to enter the 2015-16 European Business Awards sponsored by RSM, as the deadline approaches, to see their achievements recognised across the world. 

London salutes Europe's elite

29 May 2015
The leaders of Europe’s finest businesses gathered in London this week for the gala ceremony of the European Business Awards 2014/15, sponsored by RSM International.

BMZ GmbH wins RSM Entrepreneur of the Year Award

28 May 2015
SVEN BAUER AWARDED COVETED PRIZE AT 2014/15 EUROPEAN BUSINESS AWARDS PROGRAMME GALA EVENT IN LONDON

Europe’s biggest business competition brings benefits for all

22 May 2015
A guest blog by Anand Selvarajan, RSM European Regional Leader

Europe’s business leaders deliver their verdict on “Brexit”

13 April 2015
As Europe’s largest business competition, the European Business Awards ensures it has its finger on the pulse of the issues impacting business across Europe.

National Public Champions chosen in 33 European countries after 150,000 votes

3 March 2015
33 businesses have been named as their country’s ‘National Public Champion’ after the over 150,000 people voted for their favourite business in the European Business Awards, sponsored by RSM – over double the number from of votes from last year’s competition.

The European Business Awards for 2015-16 are open

25 February 2015
COMPANIES ACROSS EUROPE INVITED TO ENTER PRESTIGIOUS AWARDS The European Business Awards and lead sponsor RSM have today announced the opening of the 9th European Business Awards; Europe’s largest business competition, showcasing Europe’s best.

General public have their say on European businesses that make a difference

22 January 2015
When we talk about the importance of voting, it is usually about electing a leader, a government or a parliament. However, often (and especially amongst the younger members of society), voting is more commonly associated with the trivialities of reality TV shows.

It's time for the public to get voting in the European Business Awards

6 January 2015
Europe’s Premier Business Awards Opens Online Public Vote Hundreds of businesses from 33 countries in Europe are competing for the title of ‘National Public Champion’ as the public vote opens for the first time in this year’s European Business Awards, sponsored by RSM.

RSM recognises European Business Awards National Champions

18 December 2014
Guest post from Robert Coles, RSM Europe Regional Leader

Long live entrepreneurship

17 November 2014
As we come together to celebrate Global Entrepreneurship Week 2014, studies suggest we are in the midst of an explosion of new enterprises.

Europe’s best businesses celebrate success across the continent

13 November 2014
RSM and UKTI host events with the European Business Awards to honour the 2014/15 National Champions

European businesses have their say on Scottish independence

16 September 2014
Majority of European businesses say Scottish independence will have no impact on their business but a third believe it would encourage further separation in Europe.

European giants, entrepreneurs and start-ups all make the National Champions list

10 September 2014
Guest post from Robert Coles, RSM Europe Regional Leader

National Champions announced for 2014-15 European Business Awards

4 September 2014
The European Business Awards sponsored by RSM International, has today named 709companies from 33 countries across Europe as ‘National Champions’ in the first stage of the 2014-15 Europe-wide programme.

Record number of businesses from across Europe seek recognition in Awards

1 September 2014
The European Business Awards sponsored by RSM International engaged with over 24,000 companies from 33 countries in the entry stage of the competition this year, 40% more than last year.

Businesses of all sectors encouraged to enter European Business Awards

24 July 2014
FINAL CHANCE called for businesses of all sectors to enter the European Business Awards 2014-15 sponsored by RSM International, after new information shows companies from over 30 industry sectors have already entered hoping to be named a business champion and receive global recognition.

Celebrating success

3 June 2014
The leaders of Europe’s finest businesses gathered in Athens last week for the gala ceremony of the European Business Awards 2013/14, sponsored by RSM International.

13 Best Businesses In Europe Announced by RSM and EBA

29 May 2014
The 13 winners of the 2013/4 European Business Awards sponsored by RSM International were announced last night at an exclusive awards ceremony held in Athens and attended by businesses leaders, politicians and academics from across Europe.

Pharmaceuticals Industry Scoops Two European Business Awards

28 May 2014
The pharmaceuticals sector celebrated a double-win last night at the seventh European Business Awards gala ceremony in Athens, sponsored by RSM International. Competing with over 100 businesses from across Europe, the two companies from Portugal and Spain beat stiff competition to be crowned European Business Awards winners.

Airspeed Telecom Founder Wins Prestigious RSM Entrepreneur Of The Year Award

28 May 2014
Liam O’Kelly, Founder and CEO of AirSpeed Telecom, was announced winner of the RSM Entrepreneur of the Year Award at the prestigious European Business Awards ceremony last night in Athens. RSM International, the sponsor of the Entrepreneur of the Year award category, is the seventh largest worldwide network of independent audit, tax and advisory firms. 

Manufacturing Sector Celebrates Triple Win At European Business Awards

28 May 2014
The manufacturing sector is celebrating a triple win following last night’s European Business Awards final in Athens, sponsored by RSM International. Competing with over 100 businesses from across Europe, the three companies were part of a strong manufacturing shortlist of 23 businesses making it to the final.

Technology Sector Cleans Up With Six Wins At European Business Awards

28 May 2014
The technology sector across Europe is celebrating following it’s clean up at last night’s European Business Awards final in Athens, sponsored by RSM International. Competing with over 100 businesses from across Europe, six companies won separate awards out of the strong technology shortlist, which had 18 businesses making it to the final.

Europe’s Software Development Sector Celebrates Four Wins At European Business Awards Final

28 May 2014
The software development sector has dominated this year’s, European Business Awards, sponsored by RSM International, winning four out of the 13 awards.

5 Days To Go Before Europe Crowns 2013/14 Business Award Winners

22 May 2014
In five days’ time the final of The European Business Awards sponsored by RSM International, will take place. The United Kingdom has the most finalists taking part this year, with 15 companies shortlisted for the coveted awards, from a range of sectors including manufacturing, design, fitness, financial services, bio-technology and retail.

EBA entrepreneurs’ impressive growth during trying times

17 May 2014
This is the second in a series of articles leading up to the European Business Awards Gala Event on 27 May 2014. RSM is the lead sponsor of the European Business Awards, click here for more information on the programme.

EBA celebrates manufacturing in Europe

9 May 2014
This is the first in a series of articles leading up to the European Business Awards Gala Event on 27 May 2014. RSM is the lead sponsor of the European Business Awards, click here for more information on the programme.

European businesses positive about 2014 but admit growth challenges

22 April 2014
European businesses are positive about the outlook for 2014, with over three quarters of them (76%) expecting to increase their full-time employee headcount, according to a survey of 200 business owners across Europe conducted on behalf of RSM International, the seventh largest global network of independent audit, tax and advisory firms.

The European Business Awards for 2014-2015 are open

18 March 2014
The European Business Awards and lead sponsor RSM International, the leading global audit, tax and advisory network, have today announced the opening of the 8th European Business Awards; a widely recognised prestigious competition showcasing the best businesses operating across Europe.

Celebrating European Business Success

15 January 2014
I would like to congratulate the 100 businesses from across Europe that have been announced as the finalists and Ruban d’Honneur recipients in the 2013/14 European Business Awards. The finalists were chosen from 375 National Champions by an esteemed panel of judges made up of European business and political leaders, academics and entrepreneurs.

100 Businesses Reach Final of Prestigious European Business Awards 30 Voted by Public as National Public Champions

14 January 2014
One hundred businesses have been announced as the finalists and Ruban d’Honneur recipients in the 2013/14 European Business Awards sponsored by RSM International. Additionally, in a separate public vote, 30 companies have been named as their country’s National Public Champion.

Reflections on RSM in 2013

20 December 2013
This is my final blog post for 2013 rounding off what has been a very good year for RSM and our member firms. Like every network we have had our challenges - but with most challenges come opportunities and 2013 was no different in this regards. However, as I share my reflections on 2013, I would like to concentrate on the positives we have seen this year.

RSM International celebrates the European Business Awards UK National Champions

20 November 2013
An exclusive event hosted by RSM International on Monday night celebrated the success of 36 National Champions from the United Kingdom in the European Business Awards, sponsored by RSM International 2013/14 programme.  

It's time for the public to get voting in the European Business Awards Europe’s Premier Business Awards Opens Online Public Vote

11 November 2013
EUROPE’S PREMIER BUSINESS AWARDS OPENS ONLINE PUBLIC VOTE Monday 11 November 2013 – London – 572 national champions across 31 countries in Europe are today competing for the title of ‘National Public Champion’ as the public vote opens for the first time in this year’s European Business Awards sponsored by RSM International.

Final call for entries for RSM Entrepreneur of the Year Award

20 June 2013
Are you an entrepreneur leading a dynamic and successful business in Europe? If so, apply now for the coveted RSM Entrepreneur of the Year Award.

Greece nets two prestigious European Business Awards

12 June 2013
Two Greek businesses emerged victorious at the at the prestigious European Business Awards ceremony last Thursday in Istanbul. Gaea Products was announced winner of the Import/Export Award, whilst Athens-based Hygeia Hospital was announced winner of the Employer of the Year Award.

LEO Pharma wins European Business Award Award for International Growth Strategy of the Year

12 June 2013
LEO Pharma was announced winner of the award for International Growth Strategy of the Year at the prestigious European Business Awards ceremony held in Istanbul. RSM, sponsor of the Awards, is the seventh largest worldwide network of independent audit, tax and advisory firms.

Turk Ekonomi Bankasi wins European Business Award for Customer Focus

12 June 2013
Turk Ekonomi Bankasi (TEB) was announced winner of the award for Customer Focus at the prestigious European Business Awards ceremony held in Istanbul. RSM, sponsor of the Awards, is the seventh largest worldwide network of independent audit, tax and advisory firms.

Hidria wins UKTI Award for Innovation

12 June 2013
Hidria was announced winner of the UKTI Award for Innovation at the prestigious European Business Awards ceremony last week in Istanbul. RSM, sponsor of the Awards, is the seventh largest worldwide network of independent audit, tax and advisory firms. 

Cambridge Satchel Company founder wins RSM Entrepreneur of the Year award

7 June 2013
Julie Deane, founder and CEO of The Cambridge Satchel Company awarded coveted prize at the European Business Awards 

RSM becomes lead sponsor of European Business Awards 2013/14

5 March 2013
Since their inception in 2007 the European Business Awards have become one of the most engaging and best recognised business awards programmes in the world.

RSM announces lead sponsorship of the European Business Awards

5 February 2013
RSM, the seventh largest global accounting network, has become the lead sponsor for the European Business Awards to April 2014. This is the sixth year in which RSM has supported the Awards programme, but the first time the network has chosen to become lead sponsor and spearhead the prestigious European awards.

Finalists for RSM Entrepreneur of the Year Awards announced

14 January 2013
The finalists for the highly-coveted RSM Entrepreneur of the Year award, one of the ten categories of the prestigious European Business Awards, have been unveiled.

Honouring Europe's finest businesses

11 January 2013
I would like to offer my congratulations to each of the 100 businesses from across Europe that were just announced as Ruban D’Honneur finalists in the European Business Awards.

ONE reveals diversification plan in response to retail grocery pressure

12 December 2012
The One brand, the European Business Award winning not-for-profit enterprise behind such products as ONE Water and ONE Eggs, is set to diversify away from high street retail as supermarkets come under increasing economic pressure.

European Business Awards Open For Entries for 2012

31 January 2012
The European Business Awards, Europe’s toughest business competition, is now open for entries from businesses across the EU.

European Business Awards: Julien Saada and Gregory Mager of Maesa Group win the RSM International Entrepreneur of the Year Award

24 November 2011
Founders of Maesa Group, Julien Saada and Gregory Mager, won the RSM International Entrepreneur of the Year title at last night’s 2011 European Business Awards (EBA). 

European companies continue to look for growth opportunities in new markets despite ongoing financial crisis

14 November 2011
European business leaders continue to pursue growth opportunities abroad, according to new research from European Business Awards and RSM International, one of the world’s largest audit, tax and consulting networks. Over two-thirds of European businesses plan to enter new markets in the next year despite the difficult post-recession climate.