ENTRIES for the 2019 Oxfordshire Business Awards are now open.

Business leaders gathered at the Sadler Building at Oxford Science Park on Thursday for the launch of the prestigious awards, now in their 25th year.

The 2019 awards launch are being sponsored by the 2018 Business of the Year winner Oxford Space Systems.

Following the launch, businesses from across Oxfordshire can now enter the 2019 awards, with a total of 14 categories open for entry.

The winners will be announced on Friday, June 14 at the John Henry Brookes Building at Oxford Brookes University.

READ AGAIN: The Oxfordshire Business Awards winners in 2018

Paul Lowe, chairman of the awards, said: “For 25 years, the awards have championed businesses and those individuals who have made a positive impact in Oxfordshire. The launch was a fantastic opportunity to welcome previous award winners, along with new businesses.”

For a complete list of sponsors and for more information about the OXBA visit oxfordshirebusinessawards.co.uk