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We’re here to celebrate the UK’s creative industry and give recognition to the nation’s Artists, Designers and Makers.

See below how winning an MM Award could help boost your creative business.

Enter up to 20 categories with the 1st Category FREE

2022 Judge

Natasha Francis


With over 20 years experience in sourcing, development and production, including brand set up and department set ups, Natasha now shares her knowledge and valuable contacts with like minded entrepreneurs. She has worked with many premium, casual and international designer brands, managing the whole product cycles from initial concept through to retail. 

Additionally Natasha also runs her own award winning online lifestyle brand ‘The Urban Vintage Affair’, where she sources products, manages a creative blog and implements collaborations and media publications. 

“Forever learning and forever experiencing, my mindset shifted several years back to take opportunities and ‘Do Things Differently’ and today, am one of the main Dealers on BBC1 Programme ‘The Bidding Room.’ Now my story begins and I am super excited to learn about your brand and be the special guest judge for The Biz Bubble Awards.”


the star prize

The ‘Maker of the year’ will receive:

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£1000 to spend on BizBubble branding, design, website or advertising packages 

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One 2 One consultancy session with Brandstorm Consultancy

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12 month business advertisment on BizBubble homepage

the category winner prizes

‘Maker of the Year’ and 10 category winners will receive:

Total prize fund

Enter up to 20 categories
1st Category FREE

the categories

Applications now open
Enter the categories that best represents your creative business. 

MM award 1 - ethical
MM award -2 illustration and art
MM award -3 Kids
MM award -4 jewellery
MM award 5 - wellbeing
MM award - 6 Fashion
MM award - 7 Home and Living
MM award - 8 Gifts
MM award - 9 Maker of the year
MM Awards - 10 People's Choice
MM award 5 - wellbeing
MM award - 6 Fashion
MM award - 7 Home and Living
MM award - 8 Gifts
MM award - 9 Maker of the year
MM Awards - 10 People's Choice

This award recognises the wonderful work of secondhand, vintage and antique businesses who are keen to make a positive impact in their field.


of the year

This overall award will recognise the best of the best. The winner will be selected from the shortlisted entries from the other categories.

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dates for the
diary 2021/22

The awards process begins on June 21st 2021 when all small creative businesses and sole traders all across the UK will be welcome to apply via the BizBubble website.


The MM Awards is open to all sole traders and creative small businesses with no more than 20 employees.

There are many great reasons to enter the BizBubble or Modern Makers Awards.

Business awards are a great marketing tool. Just being shortlisted can improve brand awareness and promote your business to new customers. Short listers and Winners will maximise PR exposure by placing the award logo on all marketing materials including business cards, literature, email, website and social media.

Awards celebrate hard work and success and are great PR opportunities. It’s a chance to be recognised for all your hard work, winning a business or maker award can open doors to getting contracts or customers as well as finding new supply channels and breaking into new markets.

Awards recognise the hard work and achievements of your business (and it’s employees) so winning one can help boost morale and improve motivation. Everyone gets focused on what’s great about the company they work for and can feel proud to be a part of it.

Entering your business for an award can often make you look at your business from a different perspective, comparing yourself to competitors helps to evaluate  your business to see how you could improve whether that be your branding, position, growth, customer service or strategy. Ultimately will help you think about ways you could be doing things better and identify areas for improvement which in turn could be more valuable than the award prize itself!

Being shortlisted or winning a BizBubble or Modern Maker award can act as a 3rd party endorsement for your business. They give a seal of approval to your business quality for potential customers, so can form part of your sales pitch as well boost relationships with suppliers. It’s a great way of differentiating your company from competitors and will send out positive signals to potential customers.

It’s FREE to enter your first category with code FREEENTRY

Additional categories are £10 each

Yes, you can enter into more than one category but a maximum of one entry per category will only be considered

25 February 2022 via our website and online media channels, more details to follow soon.

Head over to the application page HERE where you will tell us all about your business and choose which categories that suits your business the best

See the Prizes HERE

More info and terms of prizes can be found HERE

The People’s Choice Award is one of the categories. It is not available to apply to enter but if you enter into more than one of the other categories you will be automatically entered into the People’s Choice Award where your business will be up for the public vote.

You also receive a Business Listing on the The People’s Choice Page Directory which is great for some extra exposure for your business on the lead up to the awards.

It includes a featured image, back link to your website, social media links and business summary

Plus the Voting feature which allows people to vote for you and displays the number of votes online.

You can view the business entries so far here but the voting poll feature will be made live later this year (date tbc) 

The winner will receive the same prizes as all the category winners. Seen here.

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