The finalists for the Derby Telegraph Business Awards 2018 gathered at Bondholder Bar Soba to celebrate being shortlisted.
Now in its fifth year, the Awards, run in association with Bondholder Champions UK plc, celebrate the cream of our local businesses and their successes.
The winners will be announced at the awards ceremony which will take place on Wednesday 13th June at Bondholder Derby College’s Roundhouse. Marketing Derby is proud to sponsor the pre-dinner Champagne reception at the Awards evening.
Many of the finalists are Bondholders and we wish them all good luck.
The categories and finalists are:
COMPANY OF THE YEAR
Sponsored by Derby College
Finalists: Project Better Energy, Central England Co-operative, Don Amott Leisure Kingdom
SME BUSINESS OF THE YEAR
START-UP BUSINESS OF THE YEAR
Sponsored by Wheeldon Brothers
Finalists: Vet Care @ Home, Home Heist Craft, Make Your Escape
BUSINESS ENTREPRENEUR OF THE YEAR
Sponsored by Maple Accountancy
Finalists: Lauren Doriing (Solesmith), Craig Bunting (BEAR), Kathryn Williams (Zestfit)
PROFESSIONAL SERVICES AWARD
EXCELLENCE IN SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY AWARD
Sponsored by Lubrizol
Finalists: Bloc Digital, Project Better Energy, Questmark
EMPLOYER OF THE YEAR
CREATIVE INDUSTRIES OF THE YEAR
EXCELLENCE IN MANUFACTURING AWARD
Sponsored by Janine Edwards Wealth Management
Finalists: TidyCo, Bowers Electrical, Filthy Sentiments
APPRENTICE EMPLOYER OF THE YEAR AWARD
CONTRIBUTION TO THE COMMUNITY AWARD
FAMILY BUSINESS OF THE YEAR
Sponsored by Alerter Group
Finalists: Don Amott Leisure, Eggleston Steel, G Wathall and Son
NOT-FOR-PROFIT ORGANISATION AWARD
LEADERSHIP TEAM OF THE YEAR
Sponsored by Thomas International
Finalists: Seaton Partners, Ashmere Derbyshire, Talk Staff Group
Bondholders in blue. We apologies if we've missed anyone.