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Gloucestershire's best businesses honoured at the inaugural SoGlos Business Awards

14th September 2021, 12:09
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SoGlos Business Awards 2021

Almost 300 business gathered together, many for the first time in almost two years, at Gloucestershire Airport to celebrate the 17 winners at the first SoGlos Business Awards event.

As co-headline sponsors, we were there to cheer on all of the shortlisted businesses and renew our networking skills with friends new and old! For small businesses particularly, it has been an extremely challenging period and the energy in Weston Aviation's hangar was warming and welcoming across the board. We can't wait to see all of those familiar faces back in Growth Hubs across Gloucestershire.

Congratulations to the 18 winners, many of whom we are proud to have supported in their business journeys:

New Business of the Year: Kalex Films

Most Innovative Business: BioStart Security

Growth Business of the Year: ProCook

Family Business of the Year: EG Carter & Co

Green Business of the Year: The Beeswax Wrap Co.

Employer Engagement Award: Caring for Communities and People

Best Place to Work: SLG Brands

Corporate Social Responsibility Award: The Long Table Stroud CIC

Customer Excellence Award: Imperial Hearing Limited

International Business of the Year: Stewart Golf

Pivoting Business of the Year: Cheltenham Festivals

Entrepreneur of the Year: Andrew Steward (ALS Mechatronic)

Employee of the Year: Sam Bradshaw (Gloucestershire Local Pharmaceutical Committee)

Team of the Year: National Star

Heritage Business of the Year: Cotteswold Dairy

Business Leader Award: Paul Bence (George Bence & Sons)

Outstanding Contribution to Business in Gloucestershire Award: Dr Diane Savory

Business of the Year: EG Carter & Co

For the full details of winners, sponsors, and to see the photo gallery from the awards evening, please visit SoGlos Business Awards 2021.

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