Who are the winners at the 2019 Business Leader Awards?


The winners of the 2019 South West Business Leader Awards have been announced.

Over 220 companies entered this year’s competition, across the 18 categories. The finalists were whittled down to no more than five companies per category by the independent judging panel.

The winners were revealed at Ashton Gate, with over 550 senior business leaders and VIPs attending on the night.

Now in its seventh year, the host for the 2019 awards was Michael Portillo. You can view the exclusive Business Leader interview with him here.

The winners are as follows:

Business in the Community 

Womble Bond Dickinson (WBD)

Green Business of the Year

Mail Handling International (MHI)

Innovation and Technology Award 

Rocketmakers

Customer Excellence 

BCR Associates

Export & International Trade

Scanning Pens

Manufacturing Business of the Year 

Vapormatt

Family Business of the Year 

ETM Group

Employer of the Year 

A-Gas

Commercial Property Award 

Alder King

Corporate Deal of the Year 

TLT LLP

Advisory Firm of the Year 

Michelmores LLP

Rising Star Award 

Alicia Teagle – Socially Responsible Recruitment (SR2)

Entrepreneur of the Year 

Adam Sharpe – Cardstream

Start-up Business of the Year 

Smart Futures Training (previously trading at AAA Training Solutions)

Business of the Year 1-10 employees 

Aquarian Cladding

Business of the Year 11-50 employees 

Brightpearl

Business of the Year 51+ employees 

British Corner Shop

Business Leader of the Year 

Nick Sturge MBE