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Mansfield 2020 Business Awards 2016 – Finalists Revealed

Mansfield’s longest running business awards are proud to reveal the prestigious list of finalists for this year’s awards. Winners will be revealed at the awards event on Friday 29th April 2016. Tickets are priced at £72 each and £720 for a table of 10, and includes a fantastic meal and live entertainment, contact to book your tickets. The categories and their finalists are:

Commitment to the Community – Sponsored by the Evolve Trust

This award recognises businesses that have had a positive impact on society through leadership and integration of responsible business practices. This could be through a broad range of projects that have had a positive effect on the local community. The finalists are:

  • Elizabeth Orridge
  • Hall-Fast/NRFC
  • Mansfield Museum
  • Pinders Opticians

New Business of the Year - Sponsored by Ashfield Effluent Services Ltd

This category was open to businesses established in the last five years that have continued to progress against their plans and have developed a clear commercial understanding of their products, competitors and markets. The finalists are:

  • Belvoir
  • Elizabeth Orridge
  • Grays Electrical Enginnering Limited
  • Steve Sheppard

The Entrepreneurial Spirit award - Sponsored by Purpose Media

This award will go to the outstanding individual or team who is able to demonstrate the realisation of their entrepreneurial vision within their own business or in an organisation. The finalists are:

  • Forrest Williams
  • HS Presents
  • Sauce & Brown

Business Innovation of the Year - Sponsored by Ron Brooks (Mansfield) Limited

The award is open to any organisation that can demonstrate a strong business innovation in the past year with a sustainable approach. The finalists are:

  • Bilton Hammond
  • Lindhurst Engineering
  • Mansfield Museum

The Customer Focus Initiative - Sponsored by Irvin Robinson and Ian Bell Wealth Management

Highlighting an initiative that delivers new standards in customer service, the judges were looking for examples of excellence that build on an already strong commitment to customer service across the business. The finalists are:

  • Bilton Hammond
  • Cheetham Jackson
  • Forrest Williams
  • Purpose Media

The Young Apprentice of the Year - Sponsored by Fidler and Pepper

This award highlights an apprentice who has shown dedication, commitment and outstanding contribution to a business! The finalists are:

  • Academy Transformation Trust - Hadleigh Cox
  • TIS - Bradley Clifton

Career Champion of the Year Award - sponsored by the Mansfield Area Partnership

This award will go to the outstanding organisation or individual that has best demonstrated exceptional commitment to nurturing Mansfield’s future workforce as a Career Champion.

The finalists are:

Mansfield Manor

Pendragon Plc Training

Pinders Opticians

Business of the Year Award - Sponsored by Southwell Racecourse

The Award goes to the outstanding organisation that has best demonstrated exceptional financial returns, strong growth and innovative strategies, plus market leadership in its sector. The finalists are:

  • Forrest Williams
  • Mansfield 103.2
  • Mansfield Manor
  • TIS

Good luck to all of our finalists, we look forward to celebrating with you.

Author: Caroline Cox

Caroline is the Operations Director for Mansfield and Ashfield 2020. The most important part of this role is to listen, support and act! Through monthly focus groups we identify opportunities and challenge key bodies to provide a partnership approach to avoid duplication and monitor efforts to fulfill our philosophy which has always been firmly centered on our business community, growth and skills.

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