As the evenings lengthen it will soon be time to welcome 2016 and with it new Gold Sponsors for the Test Valley Business Awards.

The Awards are a beacon, shining a light on local business excellence. They also provide a great opportunity for networking and are an important event in the Test Valley business calendar.

Sponsored by generous local companies the 2016 Awards have some new Gold Sponsors:  

         McCrimmon & Reid

         Taylored IT

         Test Valley Borough Council

         University of Southampton Science Park

         Wilkins Kennedy

  Each Gold Sponsor represents a different sector of the diverse Test Valley economy – all committed to celebrating local business excellence.

“Our decision to sponsor the Test Valley Business Awards 2016 demonstrates our dedication and loyalty to the area,” comments a spokesperson from Wilkins Kennedy.

“In the current climate often businesses need more than good products to survive, they require new processes and products to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of their business and we are dedicated to helping these businesses carry on growing and succeed further.”

Test Valley Business Awards is run by a small group of local businesses, in partnership with Test Valley Borough Council. 2016 will be the 12th Awards which are all about celebrating achievement and have become a well-established platform to promote local businesses, especially enabling new and smaller enterprises to gain the recognition and exposure to be able to grow. The Gala Dinner provides an ideal networking opportunity in a friendly and enjoyable atmosphere.

The Awards will officially launch at the White Horse, Romsey, on 4th March; culminating in a Gala event in September.

For information about how to get involved in the Test Valley Business Awards 2016, or to book your place at the launch please visit:, email: or call Julia Homan on:  07791 278705

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