Visit Devon Industry blog

See all the latest industry news from Visit Devon's tourism and business partners. 

West Country Women Awards

Do you know a woman who’s making a remarkable difference in the West Country? Help them get the recognition they deserve and nominate them for one of these prestigious awards. There are 16 categories to choose from, from 'Small Business of the Year' to 'Women in Tech' and more. The West Country…

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Win a £250 cash grant for your business

Enterprise Nation and Adobe Express are giving away £250 cash grants to help small businesses grow and enhance their brands. You'll also get free branding and marketing support for your small business. Enter your business into the draw and take advantage of this exciting opportunity: Brand Builder…

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Join RHS Rosemoor in becoming dementia friendly

RHS Rosemoor is celebrating after being presented with a certificate to recognise their commitment to becoming a dementia friendly business. Great Torrington’s Deputy Mayor, Cllr Phil Cloke, and Assistant Town Clerk, Charlotte Kirby, visited the gardens to present Emma Thompson, Head of Site at RHS…

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Last chance to enter Devon Tourism Awards

Time is running out! Businesses have just over a week left to showcase their exceptional achievements and be recognised among the best in the tourism industry. The deadline for submissions for the Devon Tourism Awards is fast approaching, closing at midnight on 18th June. There are so many benefits…

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Apply for the King's Awards for Enterprise

Devon and Plymouth Chamber are holding an online event on how to apply for the King's Awards for Enterprise. The event will be hosted by Mark Ansell, Deputy Lord Lieutenant and Richard Stevens, Former winner and Deputy Lord Lieutenant on 8th June. The event will guide guests on applying, top tips…

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Grant Funding for Torridge Businesses

Torridge District Council has announced a new scheme to support local independent businesses with grants of up to £1000 available to help improve or repair shop fronts or other potential "beautification projects" within town centres. The funding has been made available as part of the money allocated…

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2023/24 Tourism Awards

The 2023/24 Tourism Awards are now open and tourism and hospitality businesses from the South West are invited to enter. The awards are free to enter and offer businesses the chance to win not only regionally but – for matching categories – to progress to the national VisitEngland awards. The…

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Celebrating West Small Business Awards

A massive congratulations to the 18 businesses and individuals from Devon who were shortlisted for the regional Federation of Small Businesses' Celebrating West Small Business Awards. This is the biggest award contest for small businesses in the South West and will culminate at a final in…

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FSB Celebrating Small Business Awards 2023

Entries are open for the free FSB Celebrating Small Business Awards 2023. Whether you’re an innovative start-up, a forward-thinking sustainable business, or running a successful larger small business, we want to hear from you! Open to both FSB members and non-members. Start your entry now…

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