2018 Sussex Business Awards Finalists Announced

The shortlist for the 30th annual Sussex Business Awards has been announced and hundreds of applicants have been whittled down to just fifty-one finalists. Engage Health Group is delighted to have been nominated for the Business in the Community Award.
Representatives from sixteen towns across the county make the shortlist and after a record-breaking number of nominations, judges had an enormously difficult task as the entries were of such a high standard.
The judging panel, chaired by Mike Herd, executive director of Sussex Innovation Centre, included representatives from Allied Irish Bank, HSBC, Mazars, Gatwick Airport, University of Sussex, Red7, Coffin Mew, Clearline Recruitment, CountyClean Group, Vantage Professional Risks, LMS Group and Rockinghorse.
Commenting on this year’s shortlist, Mike said: “Each year the standard of entries gets better and better and this year was no exception.
“This year’s finalists are a stimulating mix of established businesses and new entrepreneurial ventures with a common thread running through them all – resilience and determination to succeed. Congratulations to all the shortlist!”
Winners will be announced at The Grand Brighton on November 29th.
Over 500 of the county’s leading businesspeople are expected to attend giving guests the perfect opportunity to network with peers, celebrate with colleagues and find out those all-important results.
The 2018 finalists are (in alphabetical order):
Best Customer Service
Sponsored by Platinum Publishing Group
Allison Jeffery Skin Health and Laser Clinic
Boundless by CSMA
Nuffield Health Haywards Heath Hospital
Paxton Access
Business in The Community Award
Sponsored by Gatwick Airport
Engage Health Group
Mabel’s Emporium
Search Seven
Business Innovation of the Year
Sponsored by Sussex Innovation Centre
Flinder Effect
LifeBox (@The Montefiore Hospital)
Mindlab International
Rayner Intraocular Lenses
Corporate Fundraiser of the Year
Sponsored by Rockinghorse
Morgan Sindall
Richard Place Dobson
Employer of the Year
Sponsored by Clearline Recruitment
B&CE Holdings
Legal & General
The Student Room Group
International Business of the Year
Sponsored by HSBC
Paxton Access
Professional Services Award
Sponsored by Vantage Professional Risks
MacConvilles Surveying
Rix & Kay LLP
Start-up of the Year
Sponsored by Coffin Mew
Advanced Material Development
Creative Industries Award
Sponsored by University of Sussex
Tourist Destination of the Year
Sponsored by Red7
Fishers Adventure Farm Park
Horsham Museum & Art Gallery
The Charleston Trust
Food & Drink Destination of the Year
Sponsored by The Gemini Print Group
Jeremy’s Restaurant
Malmaison Brighton
Businessperson of the Year
Sponsored by CountyClean Group
Carl Fillery, Boundless by CSMA
Kevin Markwick, The Picture House Cinema and Restaurant
Nick Broom, PVL UK
SME Business of the Year
Sponsored by LMS Group
HSM Global
Modus Brands
Large Business of the Year
Sponsored by Allied Irish Bank
Rayner Intraocular Lenses
World of Books
Company of the Year
Sponsored by Mazars
Bird & Blend Tea
Brighton & Hove Albion Football Club
Chandlers Building Supplies
Rayner Intraocular Lenses
World of Books

Nick Hale

Nick Hale

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