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Growing Business Awards 2016

30 November 2016
The Brewery, London

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Growing Business Awards 2016

30 November 2016
The Brewery, London

Created by Real Business, sponsored by Amazon and supported by the CBI, The Amazon Growing Business Awards are the UK’s most established and respected recognition of SME and entrepreneurial success.  

The Amazon Growing Business Awards 2016 heaped praise on a new generation of enterprising and exciting UK companies, with the leisure sector dominating proceedings.

Bringing together a guest list of over 500 trailblazing business owners and managers, the Amazon Growing Business Awards 2016 were hosted by comedian Rob Beckett and added some incredible companies to an illustrious alumni. read more

The Night

Schedule
18:30
Welcome Drinks Reception
19:15
Welcome speeches
19:45
Dinner
21:30
The Amazon Growing Business Awards
23:00
Cash Bar
00:30
Carriages

One of the highlights of the entrepreneurial calendar, bringing together the very best of UK business and industry VIPs.  

 The Host

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Rob Beckett came to stand-up from the event industry. One Times critic believes ‘he already has the confidence of a veteran.’ He’s supported Russell Kane, become a regular on panel shows such as ‘8 out of 10 Cats Does Countdown’ and ‘Mock the Week’, co-hosted from the jungle and appeared in Live At The Apollo. 2016 sees more Drunk Histories and a Mouth Of The South tour.

 The Venue

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The Amazon Growing Business Awards were held at the Brewery’s famous Porter Tun room, one of the largest and oldest unobstructed event spaces in London.

2016 Winners and Finalists

Growing Business of the Year: Larger Company (Turnover £50m+)


Winners
  • Travel Counsellors
Finalists
  • CLEAN
  • Notonthehighstreet.com
  • Onecom
  • Sonovate
  • The Delivery Group
  • The Office Group
  • Travel Counsellors
  • Watchfinder
Growing Business of the Year: Mid-sized Company (Turnover £25m-£50m)
Sponsored By:

 


Winners
  • The New World Trading Company
Finalists
  • A.J Power
  • Fullfield Group
  • INFOMEDIA
  • LDF
  • Prepaid Financial Services
  • The New World Trading Company
Growing Business of the Year: Smaller Company (Turnover up to £10m)
Sponsored By:

Winners
  • Hotcha
Finalists
  • Bambino Mio
  • CaféPod
  • CPR Global Tech
  • Crunch
  • DesignMyNight
  • Hotcha
  • Love Drinks
  • Wifinity
Growing Business of the Year: Smaller Company (Turnover £10m - £25m)
Sponsored By:

Winners
  • Trak Global Group
Finalists
  • Hunter Macdonald
  • LA Micro
  • Office Space in Town
  • Perkbox
  • Smarkets
  • The Underfloor Heating Store
  • Trak Global Group
  • Virtual1
B2B Business of the Year
Sponsored By:

Winners
  • MVF
Finalists
  • EMB Group
  • Entanet International
  • MahiFX
  • MVF
  • Nexus Vehicle Rental
  • Roc Technologies
  • XLN
  • Yu Energy
Consumer Business of the Year
Sponsored By:


Winners
  • Joseph Joseph
Finalists
  • CANBURG
  • Explore Learning
  • Joseph Joseph
  • Loveholidays.com
  • No1 Lounges
  • PROPERCORN
  • Red Paddle
  • The Travel Chapter
Digital Business of the Year
Sponsored By:

 


Winners
  • Feefo
Finalists
  • City Falcon
  • Feefo
  • Housekeep
  • John Pye Auctions
  • MPB Group
  • Rocketseed
  • Settled
Employer of the Year

Winners
  • Gekko
Finalists
  • Brainlabs
  • Celfone Trading
  • Chameleon
  • Gekko
  • Genie Ventures
  • Health@Work
  • Quint Group
  • Simply Business
Entrepreneur of the Year
Sponsored By:

Winners
  • Andrew Jennings, Larsson & Jennings
Finalists
  • Adam Stott, Big Cars
  • Barney Mauleverer, Fresh Marketing
  • Andrew Jennings, Larsson & Jennings
  • Damien Lee, Mr Lee's Noodles Company
  • Paul Wedgwood, Splash Damage
  • Jonny Nicol, Stratajet
  • Charlie Vaughan- Lee, Student Cribs
  • Gonçalo de Vasconcelos, SyndicateRoom
Export Champion of the Year
Sponsored By:

 


Winners
  • Thermoseal Group
Finalists
  • Blackman and White
  • Crawford Healthcare
  • Electronic Temperature Instruments
  • Kendal Nutricare
  • Magic Whiteboard
  • Momondo Group
  • Thermoseal Group
  • TransferMate Global Payments
Innovator of the Year

Winners
  • M Squared
Finalists
  • BubbleBum
  • Fuel 3D Technologies
  • M Squared
  • My Home Move
  • Nostrum Group
  • OLIO - The Food Sharing Revolution
  • RotaGeek
  • ZapGo
Micro Business of the Year

Winners
  • Barking Mad
Finalists
  • Barking Mad
  • Cactus Kitchens
  • Handrail Creations
  • Ma Baker
  • My Action Replay
  • The Rogue and The Wolf
  • Turtle Tots
  • Wested Leather Co
Rural Business of the Year

Winners
  • Go Ape
Finalists
  • Cotswold RAW
  • Forest Holidays
  • Go Ape
  • Mash Direct
  • Rod & Ben's Seasonal Foods
The Triumph over Adversity Award

Winners
  • Fourex
  • Trent Refractories
Finalists
  • Fatburn Extreme
  • Fourex
  • Nutbourne
  • pladis
  • Trent Refractories
  • Vital Certificates
Young Company of the Year
Sponsored By:

Winners
  • Gate One
Finalists
  • buzzmove
  • Cornerstone
  • Family Traveller
  • Gate One
  • Hubble
  • Mallow & Marsh
  • Omnis Data
  • Ormsby Street
Young Entrepreneur of the Year

Winners
  • Luke Johnstone, PACK'D
Finalists
  • James Hind, carwow
  • Marco Matera, Gideon Smart Home
  • Luke Johnstone, PACK'D
  • Pippa Murray, Pip & Nut
  • Nikolay Piriankov, Rare Pink
  • Ross Davies, Strafe Creative
  • Steve Miller, The Workplace Depot
  • “Winning the Growing Business Awards provides great recognition for the whole team - and acknowledges their individual contributions to past and ongoing success.”

    John Treharne CEO, The Gym Group

Headline Sponsor

Sponsors

Charity Partner

  • “Our success has enabled us to expand and receiving this Growing Business Award is the crowning glory. The Award is for everyone who helps to make our business great.”

    Dr Dan Forster Founder, The Mobile Vet
  • “Winning this Award had a huge impact on my business as it gives potential and current clients the reassurance that they are dealing with a reputable and reliable business.

    It also gave us nationwide exposure which drummed up more business for us as a group.”

    Joe Fogel Managing Director, The Vaio-Pak Group

Judges 2016

Alumni Include…

2015

2015

Zopa Growing Business of the Year – Smaller Company

Tangle Teezer Export Champion of the Year

2014

2014

Ve Interactive Digital Champion

First Utility Growing Business of the Year: Larger Company

2013

2013

Blippar  Digital Champion

Zoopla Property Group Company of the Year – Larger Firm

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