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2016 Adur and Worthing Business Awards

2016 Adur & Worthing Business Awards

The 2016 Adur & Worthing Business Awards celebrated local business success, at a sparkling black tie event in Worthing Pavilion on Friday 11th November 2016. The Mayor of Worthing, Cllr. Sean McDonald, and Chairman of Adur, Cllr. Ann Bridges, welcomed more than 300 local business leaders to this year's spectacular awards ceremony.

Nick Wallis' witty acronym banter kept laughs flowing throughout the proceedings, as local businesses were presented with the twenty annual accolades. This year's 'Business Personality of the Year' was awarded to a very deserving Dave Hunt, or 'Mr Worthing' as he is often referred to, and the 'Lifetime Achievement' was awarded to Peter Davies, for his career long contribution to the local economy.

Cllr. Bryan Turner and Cllr. Brian Boggis, Executive Members for Regeneration at Adur & Worthing Councils, presented the 'Start-up Business Award' to 'Bespoke You Beauty Retreat' who are based in Broadwater, Worthing. Cllr. Bryan Turner said:

“The Councils are proud sponsors of the Start-up Business category and it's great to such see so many wonderful new businesses starting up in Adur and Worthing.”

(photo courtesy of JP South Events)

Cllr. Bryan Turner and Cllr. Brian Boggis presenting the 2016 Start-up Business Award

Photo of the 2016 Adur and Worthing Business Awards Winners:
(photo courtesy of JP South Events - click photo for larger image)

2016 Adur and Worthing Business Awards Winners

Adur & Worthing Councils would like to congratulate all the businesses who took part in this year's awards with huge congratulations to the worthy winners listed below:

  • Startup Business:
    Sponsored by: Adur & Worthing Councils
    Winner: Bespoke You Beauty Retreat
    Highly Commended: GoGecko
  • Small Business: (up to 9 employees)
    Sponsored by: Adur & Worthing Business Partnership
    Winner: Bloomfield Digital
    Highly Commended: Momentum Business Support
  • Medium Business: (10 to 49 employees)
    Sponsored by: Bennett Griffin
    Winner: Investment Solutions Wealth Management
    Highly Commended: H.C. Spicer International
  • Large Business: (50+ employees)
    Sponsored by: Worthing Pier Southern Pavilion
    Winner: Guild Care
    Highly Commended: Gemini Print
  • Manufacturing & Construction:
    Sponsored by: Carpenter Box
    Winner: Ricardo
  • Business Personality:
    Sponsored by: The Martlet Partnership
    Winner: Dave Hunt
  • Lifetime Achievement:
    Sponsored by: JSPC computer Services Ltd
    Winner: Peter Davies
  • Young Achiever:
    Sponsored by Northbrook College
    Winner: Jordan Hay-Ellis
  • Customer Service:
    Sponsored by: Worthing & Adur Chamber of Commerce
    Winner: Gardner & Scardifield
    Highly Commended: Henry House
  • Hospitality, Tourism and Leisure:
    Sponsored by: Final Touch
    Winner: Worthing Food and Drink Festival
    Highly Commended: Worthing WoW Festival
  • Employer of the Year:
    Winner: ECE Architecture
    Highly Commended: GuildCare
  • Employee/Team of the Year:
    Sponsored by: Gusto Wines
    Winner: Hunters Recruitment
    Highly Commended: Northwood Estate and Letting Agents
  • Innovation:
    Winner: Ricardo
  • Training & Development:
    Winner: Pep the Printers
  • Green Business:
    Sponsored by: Fin and Farm
    Winner: The Nature Shop
    Highly Commended: Perch Lancing Beach
  • Outstanding Contribution to the Community:
    Winner: Laroma Therapies
  • Retailer:
    Sponsored by: Worthing Town Centre Initiative
    Winner: VJG Jewellery
    Highly Commended: Candle Scentral
  • Place to Eat or Drink:
    Sponsored by: Electronic Temperature Instruments Ltd
    Winner: Perch Lancing Beach
    Highly Commended: Crab Shack
    Highly Commended: Hummingbird Restaurant
  • Readers Choice:
    Winner: Pannisa Coffee Lounge
  • Overall Business of the Year:
    Sponsored by: Spofforths Chartered Accountants
    Winner: Ricardo

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