Organised by the Department for International Trade, the Made in the UK, Sold in the World Awards are a new initiative recognising and celebrating the success of UK SMEs trading internationally from a wide range of sectors.

The DIT want to inspire and encourage UK businesses to pursue global opportunties. The 'Made in the UK' Sold to the World' campaign provides them with a platform to acknowledge and celebrate exporters from across the country and tell their stories, with the aim of instilling an exporting cultuture. The launch of this new DIT-owned, UK-wide export awards programme that will recognise UK businesses seeing international success and uncover great stories.

The awards programme is intended to:

  • Help to increase the focus on exporting amongst businesses
  • Encourage more busiensses to export by shoring that everyday businesses of all sizes and industries are succeeding internationally and overcoming barriers
  • Encourage 'hand-raising', resulting in compelling export success stories being shared by business and DIT.

Awards entries close on 23rd February, following which a shortlising and judging panel will announce the winners in Mid April 2023. 

To find out more about the award categories, key criteria and how to enter the awards, follow this link Made in the UK, Sold to the World Awards (