Winners crowned at biggest ever Business Leader Awards


The winners of the South West’s biggest and most prestigious business awards were crowned last night.

Award-winning comedian Russell Kane hosted the awards, which were attended by over 600 guests that included celebrities, VIPs, business leaders and professionals.

The awards were open to businesses across the region and judged by an independent panel of experts who spent several weeks assessing entries and visiting businesses.

Over 200 award entries were received this year – a record number – and judges commented that the calibre of entries was incredibly high.

The winners are as follows:

Business in the Community

Ashton Gate (Bristol Sport)

Green Business of the Year

ETM Contractors Ltd

Marketing Campaign of the Year

Bristol Waste Company

Innovation & Technology Award

Stirling Dynamics

Customer Excellence Award

Chorus IT

Export & International Business Award

The British Corner Shop

Employer of the Year Award

A-Gas

Rising Star Award

Adam Sharpe – CEO of Cardstream

Entrepreneur of the Year Award

Ali Beaven – co-founder of Prezola

Start-up Business Award

Poppy’s Picnic

Commercial Property Award

Cubex Land – for its Finzels Reach project

Manufacturing Business of the Year

Offsite Solutions

Family Business Award

Thatchers Cider

Corporate Deal of the Year

Momentum Corporate Finance for the sale of the Gro Company to Mayborn Group

Business of the Year 1-10 employees

Aquarian Cladding

Business of the Year 11-50 employees

Cardstream

Business of the Year 51+ employees

The Wasdell Group

To find out more about Business Leader Magazine’s next major event go to: www.gotechawards.co.uk