Awards 2019

2019 Winners

Below you will find the winners of the Business Leader Awards 2019.


Business in the Community: Womble Bond Dickinson (WBD)

Business in the Community

(Sponsored by Bristol Audi on demand)
Won by: Womble Bond Dickinson (WBD)


Green Business of the Year: Mail Handling International (MHI)

Green Business of the Year

(Sponsored by HSBC)
Won by: Mail Handling International (MHI)


Innovation & Technology Award: Rocketmakers

Innovation & Technology Award

(Sponsored by BDO)
Won by: Rocketmakers


Customer Excellence Award: BCR Associates

Customer Excellence Award

(Sponsored by Bristol Audi)
Won by: BCR Associates


Export & International Business Award: Scanning Pens

Export & International Business Award

(Sponsored by Bristol Airport & flybmi)
Won by: Scanning Pens


Manufacturing Business of the Year: Vapormatt

Manufacturing Business of the Year

(Sponsored by Womble Bond Dickinson)
Won by: Vapormatt


Family Business Award: ETM Group

Family Business Award

(Sponsored by Albert Goodman)
Won by: ETM Group


Employer of the Year Award: A-Gas

Employer of the Year Award

(Sponsored by Quantum Advisory)
Won by: A-Gas


Commercial Property Award: Alder King

Commercial Property Award

(Sponsored by Shawbrook Bank)
Won by: Alder King


Corporate Deal of the Year: TLT LLP

Corporate Deal of the Year

Available for sponsor
Won by: TLT LLP


Advisory Firm of the Year: Michelmores LLP

Advisory Firm of the Year

Available for sponsor
Won by: Michelmores LLP


Rising Star Award: Alicia Teagle – Socially Responsible Recruitment (SR2)

Rising Star Award

(Sponsored by Sounds Commercial)
Won by: Alicia Teagle – (SR2)


Entrepreneur of the Year Award: Adam Sharpe – Cardstream

Entrepreneur of the Year Award

(Sponsored by VWV)
Won by: Adam Sharpe – Cardstream


Start-up Business Award: Smart Futures Training (previously trading at AAA Training Solutions)

Start-up Business Award

(Sponsored by UWE Bristol)
Won by: Smart Futures Training


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: Brightpearl

Business of the Year 11-50 employees

(Sponsored by Business West)
Won by: Brightpearl


Business of the Year 51+ employees: British Corner Shop

Business of the Year 51+ employees

(Sponsored by Natwest)
Won by: British Corner Shop


Business Leader of the Year: Nick Sturge MBE

Business Leader of the Year

(Sponsored by BDO)
Won by: Nick Sturge MBE

Highlights from the night


The 2020 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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