Nominations for the 2012 Merton Business Awards are in and companies can now apply for tickets to attend a lavish event where the best will be revealed.

Judges have shortlisted up to six finalists for each of the 11 categories and the winners will be announced at a glittering Oscar-style ceremony on Wednesday, September 26, at the All England Lawn Tennis Club, Wimbledon.

Peter Pledger, chief executive of event organisers South London Business, said: ““The award ceremony is a unique opportunity to celebrate and network in style and I would encourage companies in South London to attend.”

Categories for the awards, sponsored by WSM Advisors Ltd, include: Business of the Year; Best Small Business; Best Medium Sized Business; Best Business for Customer Service; Best Business for Hospitality and Leisure; Best Business for Training and Development; Best Green Business Commitment to the Community; South London’s Favourite Business; Best Independent Retailer; Entrepreneur of the Year and Best New Business.

Visit for shortlisted companies.

Tickets: or call 020 8253 4256.