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Winners announced at The Business Excellence Awards

April 27th, 2016

The Business Excellence Awards serve as an exciting addition to The Business Excellence Forum 2016 sponsored by ActionCOACH, where six world-class speakers including Paul Dunn, James Sinclair, Sir Terry Matthews and Brad Sugars, Chairman of ActionCOACH, filled the programme with breakthrough content.

The awards were presented on the first night of The BEF at the Celtic Manor in Wales, on Thursday 21st April. It honours those business owners who have taken their company, teams and results to the next level of success.

The award trophies were presented in 16 categories ranging from Best Marketing Campaign to CEO of The Year. The awards were announced during a black tie dinner ceremony, which was followed with celebratory drinks.

The winners were:

Best Company Culture

Louise Davison of Holmefield Veterinary Clinic

Best Community Impact

David Cole of Quench Cycles

Best Service Based

Kevin Lancaster & Simon Davis of Aqua Cooling Solutions

Best Customer Service

Jeremy Bayliss of Clearly Renovations Ltd

Best Marketing Campaign

Warren Davies of Utilize PLC

Best E-Commerce

Karina Grassy of Slumbersac

Best Manufacturer/Wholesaler

Graham Hill of JJ Roofing Supplies

Best Import/Export

Keith Binns of BHJ UK Foods

Most Innovative Company

James O’Grady, Bill Patel & Darren Patel of i-occupy

Best Retailer

Bruno Pereira of LTintas, Lda

Fastest Growing

Chris Freeman of White Horse Surveyors Limited

CEO of The Year

Karen Howes of Taylor Howes Designs

Young Entrepreneur of The Year

Jamie Hunt of UK Building Compliance

Female Entrepreneur of The Year

Genevieve Wells of Lewis Visuals

Entrepreneur of The Year

Jonathan Crickmore of Fen Farm Dairy

Best Overall

Paul Flavin of Zing Mortgages

The awards were hosted by Brad Sugars, founder of the business coaching profession. He congratulated all the finalists and winners, ‘this year the competition just to reach our shortlist of finalists was ferocious. For those that didn’t win this year, they have the next 12 months to work towards our 2017 awards.’

The overall winner was presented their trophy by Sir Terry Matthews, owner of Celtic Manor and Wales’s first billionaire who had flown in from Canada to be at The Business Excellence Forum.

The Business Excellence Forum 2017 will be held at the International Conference Centre in Harrogate and will be bigger than ever before. For more information, please click here.