Awards 2018

2018 Winners

Below you will find the winners of the Business Leader Awards 2018.


Business in the Community: Ashton Gate (Bristol Sport)

Business in the Community

(Sponsored by Sounds Commercial)
Won by: Ashton Gate (Bristol Sport)


Green Business of the Year: ETM Contractors Ltd

Green Business of the Year

(Sponsored by HSBC)
Won by: ETM Contractors Ltd


Marketing Campaign of the Year: Bristol Waste Company

Marketing Campaign of the Year

(Sponsored by Latcham Direct)
Won by: Bristol Waste Company


Innovation & Technology Award: Stirling Dynamics

Innovation & Technology Award

(Sponsored by BDO)
Won by: Stirling Dynamics


Customer Excellence Award: Chorus IT

Customer Excellence Award

(Sponsored by Bristol Audi)
Won by: Chorus IT


Export & International Business Award: The British Corner Shop

Export & International Business Award

(Sponsored by Bristol Airport & flybmi)
Won by: The British Corner Shop


Employer of the Year Award: A-Gas

Employer of the Year Award

(Sponsored by Stannah)
Won by: A-Gas


Rising Star Award: Adam Sharpe – CEO of Cardstream

Rising Star Award

(Sponsored by The Bristol Hotel)
Won by: Adam Sharpe – CEO of Cardstream


Entrepreneur of the Year Award: Ali Beaven – co-founder of Prezola

Entrepreneur of the Year Award

(Sponsored by VWV)
Won by: Ali Beaven – co-founder of Prezola


Start-up Business Award: Poppy’s Picnic

Start-up Business Award

(Sponsored by UWE Bristol)
Won by: Poppy’s Picnic


Commercial Property Award: Cubex Land

Commercial Property Award

(Sponsored by Sprague Gibbons)
Won by: Cubex Land


Manufacturing Business of the Year: Offsite Solutions

Manufacturing Business of the Year

(Sponsored by Barclays)
Won by: Offsite Solutions


Family Business Award: Thatchers Cider

Family Business Award

(Sponsored by Albert Goodman)
Won by: Thatchers Cider


Corporate Deal of the Year: Momentum Corporate Finance

Corporate Deal of the Year

(Sponsored by Gallagher)
Won by: Momentum Corporate Finance


Business of the Year 1-10 employees: Aquarian Cladding

Business of the Year 1-10 employees

(Sponsored by Castle Business Finance)
Won by: Aquarian Cladding


Business of the Year 11-50 employees: Cardstream

Business of the Year 11-50 employees

(Sponsored by Meade King Commercial Solicitors)
Won by: Cardstream


Business of the Year 51+ employees: The Wasdell Group

Business of the Year 51+ employees

(Sponsored by Natwest)
Won by: The Wasdell Group

Highlights from the night


The 2019 Business Leader Awards


The Business Leader Awards are free to enter and you can enter any number of awards. Entry is open to organisations where the principle activity or head office is based in Bristol, North Somerset or the LEP West of England catchment area. Please refer to the Award Entry Guidelines for each category.

If you have any questions regarding award entry, don’t hesitate to contact us.

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