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HUUB named joint-winner of Chamber Awards

Marketing Derby Bondholder, HUUB Design, capped a hugely successful 2016 after being named as joint-winner of the Derbyshire Business of the Year category and also Small Business of the Year, at this year's East Midlands Chamber awards.

Derby Museums and Purpose Media were proud winners of The Social Impact Award and award for Outstanding Growth respectively.  

Anoki, Balls2Marketing, The Advert Man, Sky Recruitment Solutions and Foundation Derbyshire were all runners-up.

HUUB Design, the innovative sportswear brand, received the accolade following a move into the city with the opening of a new showroom, helping Team GB achieve triathlon success at this year's Olympics and were also instrumental in bringing the Jenson Button Triathlon to Derby.

Dean Jackson, CEO at HUUB Design, said he felt "fantastic" to be a winner after collecting the top award jointly along with Penny Hydraulics. Managing director Robin Penny from the Chesterfield-based business, said he was "proud to be associated with HUUB Design."

Chamber President Jean Mountain said: "The Chamber's congratulations go to all of this year's winners.  We had some really good entries and the judging process was extremely tough, but all of the winning businesses thoroughly deserve their success."

Marketing Derby Bondholders were also runners-up in the following awards:

  • HUUB Design - Business Improvement through Technology  
  • HUUB Design - The Social Impact Award
  • Foundation Derbyshire - The Social Impact Award
  • Megan Morris (Sky Recruitment Solutions) - Apprentice of the Year
  • Balls2Marketing - Small Business of the Year
  • Derby Museums - Small Business of the Year
  • Anoki - Excellence in Customer Service
  • Ed Hollands (The Advert Man) - Entrepreneur of the Year

HUUB Design CEO, Dean Jackson, receives the (joint) Business of the Year accolade at the East Midlands Chamber Derbyshire 2016 Awards

Marketing Derby launches Bondholder Rising Star

At our 10 Year Anniversary Investor Reception at Rolls-Royce yesterday evening, we announced the recipient of our first ever Bondholder Rising Star.

Each year, one lucky winner will receive a year's free Bondholder membership. This year's winner is Edward Hollands, a University of Derby graduate who set up his targeted truck advertising company, The Advert Man.

At the event, Ed's entrepreneurial story was detailed by Derby Telegraph's Managing Director, Steve Hall, from whom he accepted his award.

Lindsey Hatfield, Commercial Development Manager at Marketing Derby, said: "We are delighted to offer Ed the first rising star accolade. Ed visited me last year when he was just starting out and I was blown away by his enthusiasm and passion for both his business and the city. I am confident Ed will receive fantastic support from other Bondholders and I look forward to working with him over the next few months."

Bondholder membership includes access to over 40 Marketing Derby networking events throughout the year, including VIP previews, socials and our ever-popular breakfast events.