Stelios Award For Disabled Entrepreneurs In The UK

This unique and prestigious Award is sponsored by Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou, the serial entrepreneur best known for founding easyJet.

The creation of the Award was motivated by Stelios’ goal of not only supporting disabled entrepreneurs, but also raising awareness of the skills and inventiveness of those with disabilities.

Now in the seventh year of the Award, which was launched in 2007, and Leonard Cheshire Disability has been Stelios Award 2013 logo working in partnership with Stelios to find the winning disabled entrepreneur.

Entry for the 2013 award is now open!

Please go to the 2013 Application process page to find out more about the Award and download an application form or nominate someone to apply.

The deadline for entries is 5pm on 25 October 2013.

Last year’s winner was Dave Hawkins, an entrepreneur from Hull whose business Cyclone Technologies supplies wheelchairs and fitness equipment to disabled people in the UK and Ireland.

In this film, some of the past winners talk about the media exposure they have received, as well as how they have been able to grow their businesses.

Read more about the past winners’ stories.

For further information, please download the leaflet or contact Leonard Cheshire Disability at or on 020 7112 1489 (option 1).