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Revealed: the Gloucestershire Business Awards 2018 finalists

24 August 2018

After analysing the finest details of each nominee’s submissions, the judges have chosen the finalists for the 21st Gloucestershire Business Awards, with category winners set to be revealed at the ceremony on 11 October at Cheltenham Racecourse.

A must-attend event in the county’s business calendar, the Gloucestershire Business Awards recognise our county’s exceptional local business talent and innovation. Our firm is delighted to once again lend our support by sponsoring the ‘Family Business of the Year’ category.

The finalists

Small Business Of The Year

  • Brace Creative Agency
  • Imperial Hearing Limited
  • PinpointMedia

Family Business Of The Year

  • Datasource Computer Employment Limited
  • Gloucester Carpet Outlet
  • Truturn Precision Engineering (Charfield) Limited

New Business Of The Year

  • Hawkins & Brimble Ltd
  • Business & Innovation Magazine
  • Greenwoods Nursery

Young Business Person Of The Year

  • Tom Parling – Ocere
  • Carey Weeks – Cheltenham Racecourse
  • Henry Cresswell-Staelens – The Jobsin Family
  • Jake McMahon – Little Monsters Rugby
  • Joe David – DS Accountancy Ltd

Rural Business Of The Year

  • Briery Hill Llamas
  • Cotteswold Dairy
  • The Milestone Detox

Business Innovation

  • Bell Contracting
  • CyberScore™
  • Salpo Technologies Ltd

Marketing Campaign Of The Year

  • Cheltenham Challenge
  • Once In A Blue Moon – Cheltenham Town Football Club
  • Shackleton, Wintel & Lane (SW&L)
  • The Festival™, Cheltenham Racecourse Marketing Campaign 2018

Best Place To Work Award

  • Caring for Communities & People (CCP)
  • Gloucestershire College
  • Holiday Architects
  • Invivo Clinical

Growth Business Of The Year

  • Bennetts Tower Cranes
  • Ocere Ltd
  • PinpointMedia

Corporate Social Responsibility Award

  • Clarkson Evans
  • Dee & Griffin Solicitors

Best Employee

  • Harriet Davey – In The Park Ltd
  • Mike Shaw – Truturn Precision
  • Remi Ashton – Ocere Ltd

Ecommerce Business Of The Year

  • ProCook
  • Smart Home Sounds

Business Of The Year

  • Batten & Allen
  • Kingsbridge Contractor Insurance
  • Poeton Industries Ltd

Lifetime Achievement Award

  • The winner of this award will be announced on the evening.

Corporate and commercial partner, Chris Wills, commented: “As someone who is new to the county, being involved in the judging process alongside the other panel members offered me an invaluable snapshot of the diverse range of successful businesses that Gloucestershire has to offer.

“The calibre of the entries showcased the strength and depth of Gloucestershire’s business offering in a wide variety of sectors, and it was particularly encouraging to see the number of businesses who are exporting their products and their services outside of the county and, indeed, the country. 

“We wish Datasource Computer Employment, Gloucester Carpet Outlet and Truturn Precision Engineering the best of luck in the Family Business of the Year category, and look forward to presenting the winning business with their award this October.”

Book your tickets for the awards ceremony here, and join the conversation by following the Twitter hashtag #GlosBizAwards.

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