Revealed: Full list of finalists for the 2023 East Staffordshire & South Derbyshire Business Awards

A full list of finalists for the 2023 East Staffordshire and South Derbyshire Business Awards has now been revealed.

The annual celebration, now in its 13th year, received an overwhelming number of applications across 10 categories, showcasing the outstanding talent, innovation, and dedication of businesses and individuals in the region.

The Steering Committee and Judging Panels, composed of industry experts and community leaders, will now undertake visits to the shortlisted finalists throughout October.

Winners are set to be revealed at a gala awards evening, taking place on Thursday, November 9th at the Pirelli Stadium in Burton on Trent. The awards ceremony, which will also reveal the winner of the Business of the Year category, sponsored by Dains, promises to be a night of celebration and recognition for the exceptional achievements within the East Staffordshire and South Derbyshire business community.

Finalists for the 2023 East Staffordshire and South Derbyshire Awards, along with their respective sponsors, are as follows

Finalists for the Rising Star category, sponsored by EJ Parker

  • Camille Hoskins of The Beauty Boutique
  • John Bowering of Acorn Training
  • Nathan Barnett of Bank of Beers

Young Employee of the Year award, sponsored by Burton and South Derbyshire College

  • Ella Hall of Garden King Garden Centre
  • Liam Smith of Hi-Tech Fabrication LTD
  • Marcus Holder from Devtank
  • Thomas Turner of E J Parker Technical Services

Employer of the Year (Sponsored by Air IT)

  • MIH Solutions
  • Hi Tech Fabrications
  • Home Instead

Most Promising Start-up Business (Sponsored by CMC)

  • The VCTC
  • Pro-Tech MOT and Automotive Academy
  • Bank Of Beers

Small Business of the Year (Sponsored by Else Solicitors)

  • Making Trails
  • Longcroft Boarding Kennels and Cattery
  • Chameleon School of Construction
  • Roundpeg Outdoor Buildings Ltd

Medium Business of the Year (Sponsored by PIB Insurance Brokers)

  • Masseys
  • Garden King Garden Centre
  • Home Instead

Best Customer Service (Sponsored by Ginho)

  • Anoki Restaurant
  • Claire Reeves Counselling & Coaching Ltd
  • Wendy Haines Travel

Manufacturer of the Year (Sponsored by Malone Group)

  • Smartroof
  • Hi Tech Fabrications Ltd
  • Devtank Ltd

Best Use of Innovation or Technology (Sponsored by JCB)

  • Willshee’s Waste & Recycling Ltd
  • Devtank Ltd
  • Central Joinery Group
  • ParentShield

Leisure, Hospitality, and Tourism (Sponsored by Playtonic)

  • Lowe’s on Carter Street
  • Keppel Gate Bed and Breakfast
  • TLC Bakery
  • Anoki Restaurant

Awards host and organiser, Dave Bryon, said: “We extend our heartfelt congratulations to all the finalists for their outstanding accomplishments, and we look forward to celebrating their achievements at the Pirelli Stadium next month.”

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