News: BHBiz Awards – The Shortlists

Posted on 6th April 2017

The eagerly awaited names of those shortlisted for an award in the BHBiz Awards are now known, and the winners will be announced at the gala dinner on May 5th at the Amex Stadium.

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The closing date for purchasing tickets is Thursday 27th April.

The names of those shortlisted in each category, below, are in alphabetical order :-

The Short Lists by Category

Rising Star                        –

Sponsored by Bio Productions Ltd

  • Anna Skiba,  Bruynzeel Storage Systems
  • Kellie Mason,  The Hickstead Hotel
  • Michael Rowney,  Lea Graham Associates

Bright Star                         –

Sponsored by Ridgeview Wine Estate

  • Jack Doige,   Shredded Neat
  • James Stringer, Bio Productions
  • Kath Ballard,    Steve Willis Training

Invaluable Star                –

Sponsored by Bennett Christmas IB

  • Deborah Preece, The Hickstead Hotel
  • Martin Coppard, Sutton Winson Insurance Brokers
  • Olga Cepukoit-Kulmatytska,  Bio Productions Ltd

Risen Star                               –

Sponsored by Time 24

  • Brian Lewis,  The Print House Group
  • James Brough,  Bio Productions
  • Mark Hadley,  Shredded Neat

Community Champion    –

Sponsored by Mike Oliver Associates

  • PVL UK Ltd
  • Ridgeview Wine Estate
  • Steve Willis Training

Eco Warrior                       –

Sponsored by  Wellesley Wealth Advisory

  • PVL UK Ltd
  • Shredded Neat
  • Sussex Cleaning & Care

Charity Champion            –

Sponsored by Heights Health & Fitness

  • Bennett Christmas Insurance Brokers
  • Mike Oliver
  • Vega Controls

Winning Workplace        –

Sponsored by First Recruitment Services

  • Bennett Christmas IB
  • Leap Environmental
  • PVL UK Ltd

BHBPA Special Company Award

Sponsored by Handelsbanken

  • To be announced on the Awards Evening

BHBPA Special Person Award

Sponsored by MCL Telecom

  • To be announced on the Awards Evening

Congratulations and good luck to all those who have been shortlisted, and commiserations to those who were nominated but not shortlisted. I know that the judges had some very difficult decisions to make.

Best Regards


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