Test Valley Business Awards Launch in Romsey

All those attending the launch of TVBAwards 2015 heard a common message – celebrating the local business success.

More than 60 people attended the launch of the eleventh Test Valley Business Awards on Wednesday 14 October at The Potters Heron, Ampfield.

The Mayor of Test Valley, Jan Lovell commended the contribution businesses make to local communities and Ian Murray of Newsquest underlined the positive by championing the work of businesses in economic recovery.

Guest speaker Nicholas Parsons, CBE, then gave a wonderful rendition of his various exploits including being joint holder of the World Record for the longest ever after dinner speech!

The launch marks the opening for businesses to enter and to nominate those who deserve an award.

This year, our Award Categories & Gold Sponsors are:

  • Customers Service – cooking2cooling
  • Employer of the Year – Active Staff Ltd.
  • Doing Business Locally – Taylored IT
  • Innovation and Technology Award – The University of Southampton Science Park
  • New Business of the Year – Test Valley Borough Council
  • Small Business of the Year – Waltet

Under new ownership and recently renovated to the highest standard, the beautiful George & Dragon of Hurstbourne Tarrant is kindly hosting our Early Entry Prize of a 3 course meal and bottle of wine for 2! To be eligible to win this stunning prize, simply enter The Awards by 30th November 2014.

The closing date for all entries is 31st December 2014 so if you are proud of your business, are a customer or even a supplier of a local business which deserves recognition, enter this year’s Test Valley Business Awards!

It’s free and easy to enter! Simply fill in the online form at: www.tvbawards.org.uk

As Nicholas Parsons remarked during his welcoming speech: “Best of luck and I look forward to seeing you at The Awards next year!”

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