Twenty-seven local businesses have been shortlisted as finalists in the 2023 North Worcestershire Business Awards.
Finalists will gather with the award sponsors and VIP guests at a celebratory awards dinner at Hogarths Stone Manor on Thursday 30 November where the winners of each category will be announced.
The North Worcestershire Business Awards are organised by NWedR (the shared Local Authority service representing Bromsgrove, Redditch and Wyre Forest) and NWBL (North Worcestershire Business Leaders) in partnership with Hogarths Stone Manor. The sponsors for 2023 are BizSmart, Indegu, Danton HR, Wassell Grove Business Centre, Surftech IT, Platform81, Citizen Communications, Key Biz, TDM, Invoco Telecom, NWedR, Worcestershire County Council.
The independent judges panel commented that the finalists reflect “an impressive range of diverse businesses, all showcasing their commitment to innovation, sustainability and adding extra value for customers.”
Jane Doyle, Communications and Engagement Officer for NWedR said; “We would like to congratulate all those who have been chosen as finalists in this year’s North Worcestershire Business Awards. We would particularly like to thank our sponsors for getting involved in this popular event which has become a key feature of the business calendar.”
Melanie Hawkett, founder of NWBL said: “Congratulations to everyone who has been shortlisted for this year’s awards. We’re looking forward to a special dinner awards event next month where we’re setting the scene for businesses large and small to get together and have a great time showcasing their businesses”
Finalists of the 2023 North Worcestershire Business Awards
Best business Start-up
ILM Skincare, Sherbet Donkey Media
Outstanding contribution to the community
Blackwell Adventure, Citizen Communications, Hewett Recruitment
Outstanding customer service
Kingfisher Shopping Centre, Surftech IT, Artemes Waste Solutions
Business leader of the year
Jon Till GT Access, Clare Vale Sign Solutions, Gary Mawhinney Platform 81, Matt Parsons Surftech IT
Best employer of the year
Citizen Communications, TDM, Platform 81
Business Innovation of the Year
Invoco Telecom, Stark EV, Indegu
Best use of IT
Langley Compass Group, OGL, TSR Electrical, Invoco Telecom
Stand Out in Worcestershire Award
Meraki Promotions, Hope & Story, Harvington Hall, You Do Better PR, Spring Forward Landscaping