Published: 08:51, 07 February 2019
| Updated: 08:52, 07 February 2019
Time is running out to enter a major new awards scheme.
The East Kent Apprenticeship Awards (EKAA) aims to recognise both apprentices and those businesses and organisations providing the opportunities.
The awards will showcase what is being achieved across the numerous sectors engaged with apprenticeships including construction and engineering, hospitality and retail, science and manufacturing, business administration and health and beauty.
Open to those across the east of the county - including Ashford, Folkestone & Hythe, Canterbury, Thanet, Swale and Dover districts, there 13 different categories to enter.
To enter the awards, complete the nomination form, select one nominated category per entry and explain in up to 250 words why your nominee deserves recognition. The deadline for nominations has been extended to Friday, February 15.
The winners will be announced at a special event at The Yarrow Hotel in Broadstairs on Thursday, March 7.
EKAA is being organised by Maidstone and Sandwich-based creative and digital agency, Pillory Barn, in collaboration with the EKC Group.
Supported by the Discovery Park in Sandwich, the KM Media Group, publishers of this website, are a media partner.
Miranda Chapman, managing director of Pillory Barn, said: “These awards are the perfect opportunity to recognise the apprentices making an impact in the east of the county as well as all the businesses and public sector organisations that educate and create opportunities for these apprentices.”
To find out more about the East Kent Apprenticeship Awards, visit the website on www.eka-awards.co.uk or visit their social media using the Twitter handle @EKAA2019.