Finalists for HW Chamber Business Awards announced

Herefordshire & Worcestershire Chamber of Commerce is delighted to reveal the shortlisted firms in the Chamber Business Awards 2018, sponsored by Sanlam.

The Chamber Business Awards look to celebrate firms in Herefordshire and Worcestershire of all sectors and sizes. For this year’s awards, there were a total of 13 categories for businesses to enter – with three brand new awards including Best Use of Social Media, Micro Business of the Year and Health & Wellbeing in the Workplace Award.

Completely free to enter for Members and Non-Members, the opportunities that come alongside entering an award are invaluable including a great boost to staff morale, a powerful tool to raise your profile and a way to stand out against your competitors.

The awards ceremony will take place at the Worcester Arena, and will welcome well over 600 guests to the event to congratulate the award winners and runner-ups. The finalists for each of the categories are as follows:

Best Use of Social Media

Sponsored by Worcestershire Business Central

All About Magazines
Fresh Nous
SW&A Accountants

Best Use of Technology

Sponsored by TechTeam

Kinetic 6 Ltd
Kingspan Insulation
One Creative Environments Ltd
The Site Doctor

Employer of the Year

Sponsored by University of Worcester

GTAccess Ltd
ISO Quality Services
Midlands Air Ambulance

Excellence in Customer Service

Sponsored by Handelsbanken

Bright Lights
ISO Quality Services
Landrover Experience
Print Strategy Europe
The Evesham Hotel & Spa

Excellence in Innovation

Sponsored by Malvern Hills Science Park

Air Products PLC
Amplitude Clinical Services
Indra Renewable Technologies Ltd
Kingspan Insulation
REHAU Limited
The Smart Actuator Company Limited

Excellence in Professional Services
Sponsored by Worcestershire County Council

 Bishop Fleming LLP
Focus Ecology
ISO Quality Services
Phipps & Pritchard
Place Partnership Limited
Thursfields Solicitors

 Exporter of the Year
Sponsored by Malvern Instruments

Egbert Taylor
ETL Systems Limited
Level Peaks Associates Limited
Pyon Products
Shires Equestrian

Health & Wellbeing in the Workplace Award
Sponsored by Proton Partners International

Malvern Hills District Council
Phoenix Group
Pracctice Ltd
REHAU Limited
Worcester Bosch

High Growth Business of the Year
Sponsored by Hewett Recruitment

DRG Interior & Building Solutions
Greensafe IT
Indra Renewable Technologies Ltd
Level Peaks Associates Limited
One Creative Environments Ltd
Rock Power Connections Ltd

Manufacturer of the Year
Sponsored by QinetiQ

Bee Lighting Ltd
Kingspan Insulation
Vision Labs

Micro Business of the Year
Sponsored by Air Products

EasyRead Time Teacher Ltd
Pyon Products
Swan Brewery
Ubi-Tech (3R) Ltd
Wright Staff Recruitment Ltd

Most Promising New Business
Sponsored by mfg Solicitors LLP

Fancy Dress Worldwide
Make More Noise
Surf Tech IT Ltd

Small Business of the Year
Sponsored by Orchard Valley Foods

8D-Closures Ltd
Bee Lighting Ltd
Clesse UK
Greensafe IT
Pharma Packaging Systems Ltd
Rock Power Connections Ltd

The Chamber would like to thank all businesses that entered, the applications for 2018’s Business Awards broke records and the competition has been regarded as the toughest year yet.

Firms in the two counties are now invited to join us at the awards ceremony on Thursday 7 June at the Worcester Arena. The black tie event will welcome businesses of all sectors and sizes to celebrate the winners in each category. The evening will be hosted by David Meade and will see the Chamber’s Chief Executive, Sharon Smith, welcome guests to the ceremony.

Attendees will be greeted by an electric violinist and an ice-themed reception, and are invited to make use of drp’s popular drinks bar before taking a seat and enjoying a three course dinner, and socialising with other guests on the table.

After congratulating the winners and having your company photograph taken, guests are invited to the Awards After Party from 11.00pm at Browns at the Quay, sponsored by TechTeam. Attendees will be treated to a welcome drink on arrival and have the opportunity to make new business contacts in a sociable environment.

Tickets are priced at £90.00+VAT and include a reception drink, a delicious three-course dinner, and access to the After Party with more surprises to be revealed soon.

To find out more information and to book your ticket now, please contact the Events department on



Pictured: Picture taken from 2017 HW Chamber business awards