Chamber Reveals Shortlist for 2022 Business Awards

26 Jul 2022

Published in: Black Country Chamber of Commerce News

Finalists Revealed for Chamber Business Awards

The Black Country Chamber of Commerce have today revealed the companies and individuals who have been shortlisted in this year’s prestigious annual awards, with a bumper crop of businesses chasing glory in the autumn.

As the shortlist for the annual awards is revealed, with over 60 individual businesses shortlisted in fourteen award categories, a rigorous judging process is now planned for the coming days which will see a panel of industry experts judge those contenders from the record number of applications this year.

Winners will be revealed at a spectacular gala evening event of celebration at Wolverhampton Racecourse on Friday 16th September, heralding a full fanfare return for the prestigious event following its virtual and hybrid delivery over the last two years.

And shortlisted this year are……

Large Business of the Year

GMS Group

Interclass Plc

Juniper Training Ltd

Pallet Track Limited

Pertemps Network Group

SIPS Education Ltd

voestalpine Metsec Plc

Family Business of the Year – sponsored by Azets

Burke Bros Moving Group

CLM Construction Supplies Ltd

Formbend Ltd

Lawrence Cleaning Ltd

Lord Combustion Services Limited

Warrens Hall Riding School

The Mount Hotel Country Manor

Small Business of the Year – sponsored by Sandwell Council

Building Services NOW

MET Recruitment UK Ltd


Penny Post Credit Union

Rothley Limited

Solvendis Ltd

Stones Throw Media

TNM Design Group


Vacuum & Atmosphere Services Ltd

Vantage 365

Start Up Business of the Year - sponsored by Black Country and Marches Institute of Technology

Charlotte the Copywriter

ERW Logistics Limited

Lets Sanify Ltd

MoRServ Ltd

Sponsored Breaks Ltd

WM Bookkeeping

Excellence in Professional Services - sponsored by Walsall Council 

CS Bookkeeping Services Limited


George Green LLP

MET Recruitment UK Ltd

TNM Design Group


Excellence in Manufacturing and Engineering - sponsored by CK Chartered Accountants

KUKA Systems UK Ltd

Lord Combustion Services Limited

Ramfoam Ltd

SMART Balustrades

Vacuum & Atmosphere Services Limited

Third Sector Business of the Year - sponsored by Sandwell College

Beacon Centre for the Blind

SIPS Education Ltd

Penny Post Credit Union

Gordon Moody

Reach & Unite Outreach & Empowerment CIC

Excellence in International Trade – sponsored by Birmingham Airport

Build Works Solutions

Exol Lubricants Ltd

KMB Shipping

Offshore Stainless Supplies Ltd

Alucast Ltd

Black Country Business Person of the Year - sponsored by University of Wolverhampton

James Lane – HomeServe Furniture Repairs Ltd

Paul Hull - KMB Shipping

Stuart Smith - Lord Combustion

Abrar Ahmed - One 4 You Services Ltd

Tim Mulqueen – Ramfoam Ltd

Business Commitment to the Community – sponsored by Thomas Dudley Ltd

Halesowen Bid

Higgs LLP

Warrens Hall Riding School


Pallet Track Limited

Sponsored Breaks

Royal Wolverhampton Trust Health & Safety Team

Wolverhampton Grand Theatre

Smithridge Healthcare Ltd

Marketing or Communications Campaign of the Year 


GMS Group

Halesowen BID

Rothley Ltd

Excellence in Diversity and Equality – sponsored by Dudley Business First

Crowe UK LLP


Steps to Work

West Midlands Trains

Wolverhampton City Credit Union

Excellence in Tech and Innovation – sponsored by EBC Group

IPU Group

Lets Sanify Ltd


Sandwell College

Walsall College

Ramfoam Ltd

Outstanding Support to the Armed Forces 

Phoenix Collegiate

Superfast IT

Tough Enough to Care

Wolverhampton Lawn & Tennis Club

Booking Your Tickets:

Finalists are now being encouraged to book their priority tickets before August 5th with organisers of the region's longest running Business Awards expecting to welcome over five hundred attendees on the evening.

Tickets are available to purchase in tables of 10 or as an individual ticket, to purchase your table or tickets please email:


Gold Table of 10 - £1350 + VAT

Silver Table of 10 - £1100 + VAT

Individual Silver Tickets - £110 + VAT

Awards Information:

Award nominations for the Chamber’s annual event have skyrocketed in this, their 21st year.

The Awards will once again reflect the challenges and opportunities that businesses face, with a number of new categories reflecting the changing economic climate. and a programme that has rapidly been established as a mark of quality for the region’s businesses.

The Awards will also shine a spotlight on individual businesses and people working in vital parts of the region’s economy whilst championing innovation, collaboration and outstanding practices, which puts the Black Country on the map.

To find out more about this year’s Awards and to book your table for the glittering ceremony visit:

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