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Best in Local Business Announced at the Black Country Chamber of Commerce Awards 2017

All of the winners celebrating on the night at the Black Country Chamber of Commerce Awards 2017With over 400 people in attendance, the Black Country Chamber of Commerce Awards 2017 were better than ever, with a record number of businesses receiving recognition. The Dinner, sponsored by the Ramada Park Hall Hotel & Spa, took place on 17th November at Wolverhampton Racecourse and acknowledged and celebrated local business success.

Adrian Wright, President of Black Country Chamber of Commerce, said: “I would like to congratulate all our winners and thank the many more businesses who have taken part in the Awards this year. We have some fantastic businesses in the Black Country and we need to help to raise the profile of the great work they do. Celebrating local success stories at an evening like this highlights the strength of the region. I would also like to thank all of our sponsors for their continued support of the Chamber, including headline sponsor the Ramada Park Hall Hotel & Spa.”

Angela Bir, Managing Director of the Ramada Park Hall Hotel & Spa, commented: “We are delighted to have been the headline sponsor of this year’s Black Country Chamber of Commerce Awards. These Awards highlight the great work being undertaken by organisations throughout the region, and the Ramada Park Hall Hotel & Spa are proud to support the Chamber in championing the Black Country business community. In addition, I would like to take the opportunity to congratulate all of the Award winners on their well-deserved success!”

The Black Country Chamber of Commerce Award winners are as follows:

Best New Business
sponsored by University of Wolverhampton

Winner: HMA Tax


Best Use of Social Media
sponsored by Wolverhampton Racecourse

Winner: Wolverhampton Grand Theatre


Best Use of Technology
sponsored by Jelf Insurance Brokers

Winner: Thomas Dudley Ltd

Commitment to People Development
sponsored by Sandwell College

Winner: IPU Group


Community Champion
sponsored by Black Country Business Festival

Winner: The Midcounties Co-operative

Excellence in Customer Service
sponsored by Wolverhampton Grand Theatre

Winner: STK Fire and Risk Management Ltd

Excellence in Manufacturing & Engineering
sponsored by FBC Manby Bowdler LLP

Winner: A&M EDM

High Growth Business of the Year
sponsored by Casino 36

Winner: Thursfields Solicitors

Service Provider of the Year
sponsored by NatWest

Winner: Novo CSV Ltd

Small Business of the Year
sponsored by Birmingham City University

Winner: BCRS Business Loans

Young Person or Apprentice of the Year
sponsored by intu Merry Hill

Winner: Elizabeth Doyle - Wolverhampton Grand Theatre

Furthermore, Black Country Chamber were also proud to support two additional Awards in memory of Tony Andrews, an enterprise adviser who was well respected by peers and clients alike.

Tony Andrews Enterprise Award
sponsored by City of Wolverhampton Council (a partner in the Black Country Growth Hub) & University of Wolverhampton

Winner: Organic Blooms & Blossoms Ltd


Tony Andrews Enterprise Adviser Award
sponsored by Access 2 Business, Baldwin & Co and Skills Work and Enterprise Development Agency (SWEDA)

Winner: Jas Raju - SWEDA


We would like to thank our sponsors for their continued support. Sponsors are Access 2 Business, Baldwin & Co, Birmingham Airport, Birmingham City University, Black Country Business Festival, Casino 36, City of Wolverhampton Council, FBC Manby Bowdler LLP, intu Merry Hill, Jelf Insurance Brokers, NatWest, Ramada Park Hall Hotel & Spa, Sandwell College, SWEDAUniversity of Wolverhampton, Wolverhampton Grand Theatre and Wolverhampton Racecourse.

Last modified on Monday, 20 November 2017 09:39

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