Shortlist 2018

Restaurant of the Year

 

 


Bar/Pub of the Year

 

      

 


 

Best Shopping Experience of the Year

 

      

 


 

Independent Retailer of the Year

 

  

 


 

Arts & Culture Award

 

      

 


 

Business of the Year

 

            

 


 

Small Business of the Year

 

      

 


 

Businessman of the Year

 

        

 

Left to right: Stuart Holt (Javelin block), Sam Piri (ITAE Group), Rob Pollard (Lightbox), Matt Jones (Oxbridge Home Learning), Bart Dalton (Bart Dalton Consulting)

 


 

 

Left to right: Kimberley Jane Leary (Squibble), Sophia Cooper (OneFitMama), Natalie Taylor Herrick (Taylor Herrick Recruitment), Lynsey Moore (Kind Consultancy), Eileen Schofield (Schofield & Associates)

 


 

Community Initiative / Charity / Volunteer

              

 

Pictured: Mark Hayes (West Midlands Ambulance)

 


 

Excellence in Media Award

 

 

Left to right: Adam Yosef (I Am Birmingham), Anita Champaneri (Delicious PR), Ed James (Heart FM), Noreen Khan (BBC Asian Network), Sacha Brooks (Capital FM)

 


 

Sporting Initiative of the Year

 

        

 


 

Young Achiever of the Year

 

 

Left to right: Kari Lawler (Lawler Industries), Mikayla Jones (Uprising), Luke Bodin (Business Adapts), Mark Hipwell (LM JV), Matthew Loughrey (Genting Hotel)

 


 

Venue of the Year

 

 


 

Social Enterprise of the Year

 

 


 

Blogger of the Year

 

  

 

Left to right: Brummy Mummy of 2, Full to the Brum, Ruth Millington, Suzie Speaks, The Ting Thing

 


 

Contribution to Education Award

 

     

 

Pictured (left to right): Brian Davies (Bishop Vesey’s Grammar School), Mike Hopkins (South City College)

 


 

Best Apprenticeship Employer Award

 

  

 


 

Professional of the Year

 

 

Left to right: Matthew Barnsley (Downtown in Business), Emma Noble (Pinsent Masons), Clive Read (VWV), Chrissie Wolfe (Irwin & Mitchell), Andy Street (Mayor of the West Midlands)

 


 

Best use of Social Media or Marketing Campaign

 

 

Pictured: Social Innovation Media Ltd