The 2022 Business Awards Winners crowned at Gala Evening

The 2022 Business Awards for East Staffordshire and South Derbyshire reached a dramatic conclusion with the Winners announced at the Gala Awards Evening at Pirelli Stadium on Thursday 10th November.

All the finalists from the 11 categories were in attendance, along with the sponsors, guests and dignitaries. The black-tie evening was once again a sell-out, with 270 guests enjoying the hospitality laid on by Burton Albion FC, which included a four-course meal, local entertainment, and of course the announcement of the Winners on the various categories.

Some of the highlight pictures are shown opposite, and we will be sharing more pictures, videos and stories over the coming weeks! Please get in touch if you are interested in getting involved in the 2023 Awards!

The 2022 Award Winners:

Overall Business of the Year:   Bri-Stor Systems (Hixon)

Employer of the Year:   Playtonic (Bretby)

Most Promising New Start-Up Business:   The Sweat Bank (Needwood)

Small Business of the Year (1-20 FTE):   MIH Solutions (Bretby)

Medium Business of the Year (21-100 FTE):   Malone Group (Burton)

Best Customer Service Performance:  The Colvile Arms (Lullington)

Some of the highlights from the 2022 Awards Evening (click on the image for full size view and carousel)


Young Employee of the Year:  Aimee Thatcher, Ground Solutions (Swadlincote)

Rising Star Award:  Samanta Jegorova, QT Products (Hilton)

Manufacturer of the Year: IVC Brunel (Swadlincote)

Best Use of Innovation or technology:  Anoki Restaurant (Eggington)

Leisure, Hospitality & Retail Award:  Potters Snooker & Pool Club (Swadlincote)

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