Chance to celebrate Wandsworth’s businesses successes
The excitement is hotting up as the business community waits to find out which will be crowned as the borough’s best.
The Wandsworth Business Awards 2013, sponsored by The Tax Guys and the first to have been led by Wandsworth Chamber of Commerce, have been a great triumph with more than 100 businesses having taking part.
Shortlists for 11 categories have been drawn up and winners will be announced at a gala dinner and awards ceremony which takes place at the Roehampton Club on Thursday, November 7, when guests will also discover the winner of the Business of the Year award.
A special finalists’ breakfast for shortlisted companies recently took place at the Roehampton Club while the contenders got a chance to impress at a judging day held at the Bedford pub near to Balham station.
Steve Pinto, chairman of Wandsworth Chamber of Commerce, said:
“The submissions have been of a tremendous quality and have demonstrated the vibrancy and diversity of our borough’s business community. We would like to congratulate all of the shortlisted companies - to have made it this far is a real achievement.”
The glittering awards evening, which will provide a fantastic opportunity to network with key members of the Wandsworth business community and you can still secure your seat to be part of the party. All guests will enjoy a drinks reception and a three-course meal with wine, followed by coffee and chocolates, as well as the awards ceremony. The event will be hosted by television and radio star Paul Ross – who co-hosts the Breakfast Show on BBC London 94.9 with Penny Smith.
Jonathan Amponsah, founding director of headline sponsors The Tax Guys, said:
“Local businesses enhance and change lives and affect every area of the borough and that is why it is important we celebrate and honour the best of them. For the finalists and winners, there is the kudos, credibility and brand awareness associated with being chosen which can prove invaluable in marketing to current and new customers alike.”
The following companies have been shortlisted for the Wandsworth Business Awards 2013, sponsored by the Tax Guys and led by Wandsworth Chamber of Commerce.
Winners will be announced at a gala dinner and awards ceremony which takes place at the Roehampton Club on Thursday, November 7, when guests will also discover the winner of the overall Business of the Year award.
Pub of the Year: Dukes Head – Putney, Pig & Whistle, The Arab Boy, The Old Sergeant, The Wheatsheaf - Tooting Bec, The Antelope
Best New Business: My Delivery Cab, Carribburton Ltd, Eat Play Love, Edward James Salon, Gertrude &October 17, 2013E (small or medium-sized enterprise): NappyValleyNet, RS Consulting, Elizabeth Marsh Flowers, GreenZone, Kiwi Movers, Minar Jewellers
Entrepreneur: The Toadstool, Crew Room, Delphis Eco, Flowers By Kirsty, GreenZone, Sentronex, The Dessert Deli, Will B
Independent Retailer: Amirahs Kitchen, Tooting Market, Huttons, Minar Jewellers, PostMark Online, Re:Treat
Best Customer Service: Bullman Booth, Care Instead, Elizabeth Marsh, For the Love of Dog, Green Zone, Independent MBS, Pixel Pusher, Southside OS
Com 2 Com: Business Launch Pad, Delphis Eco, Gerturde & Ivy, Putney Arts Centre, Wandsworth Oasis, GrAfform
Restaurant of the Year: Amirahs Kitchen, Eat Play Love, Gazette Brasserie, Nancy Lams
Best Green Business: Delphis Eco, GreenZone, Holiday Inn Express, RS Consulting, Salvation Army, The Toadstool
Marketing & Social Media: Flowers By Kirsty, Gertrude & Ivy, GraffORM, Independent MBS, The Toadstool, Will B
Training & Development: Francesca Alexander Health & Beauty, Green Zone, Independent MBS, R S Consulting, Salix Consulting, Roehampton Club
Individual tickets cost £79.50 plus VAT with tables of 10 priced at £750 plus VAT. Premium tables, which include two bottles of champagne, extra wine and a location close to the stage, cost £995 plus VAT.
October 16, 2013