Derby Business Awards 2019

EPM entered into the Derby Business Awards at the beginning of the year. With the awards ceremony taking at the Roundhouse, Pride Park, Derby on 5 June 2019. The awards are an annual event to celebrate success and recognise achievement and highlight the innovative people and companies in Derby and Derbyshire.

Hosted by Gail Emms MBE and Mark Dolan. The evening consisted of various activities including stand-up bingo, silent auction and a raffle with all proceeds going to Rainbows Hospice. The awards commenced following the evening’s entertainment from Belle Voci (Finalists in last year’s -2018 The Voice).

Winners from the evening

Company of the Year: Ward
SME Business of the Year: Hackwood Farm
Employer of the Year: Ward
Start-up Business of the Year: White Peak Distillery
Business Entrepreneur of the Year: Amanda Strong (Mercia Image Print)
Creative Communications and Digital Business of the Year: Bloc Digital
Apprentice Employer of the Year: Imperial Commercials
Professional Services Award: Smith Partnership
Contribution to the Community Award: Cosy Direct
Not for Profit Organisation Award: Headway
Customer Service Excellence Award: Oviso Financial Services
Excellence in Manufacturing Award: Stirland Paterson
Sales and Marketing Award: Tecquipment
Leadership Team of the Year: Silver X Logistics
Education Sector: Business Engagement and Employability Award: University of Derby

Lisa Tester, Marketing Manager said, “Although we didn’t win the Excellence in Manufacturing award, the company was shortlisted as finalists which is a great achievement and has given the business great exposure within the local community. We would like to Congratulate all of the winners and hope you all had a great evening.”