THE STAR SMALL BUSINESS AWARDS - ‘Why we’re honoured to be host’

The Star small business awards. The Star editor Nancy Fielder with Business Editor David Walsh and Tanya Dearden at Virgin Money Lounge
The Star small business awards. The Star editor Nancy Fielder with Business Editor David Walsh and Tanya Dearden at Virgin Money Lounge

The Star Small Business Awards are just days away, when all eyes will be on our 30 outstanding contenders.

They are the elite few shortlisted in our new competition which promises a ceremony focused on fun, a chance to make friends and a celebration of dynamic, exciting and mostly unsung companies and individuals who have made a huge impression on the newspaper and in the city.

Big thanks to our sponsors.

Big thanks to our sponsors.

The awards are sponsored by Shorts Chartered Accountants, law firm Lupton Fawcett, MK Public Relations and Azzure IT.

The ceremony on Thursday July 19 is hosted by Virgin Money Lounge, on Fargate in Sheffield city centre.

Holly Garforth, Virgin Money Lounge events and promotions manager, explained why they went for it.

“We’re delighted to be hosting these awards at our Virgin Money Lounge in Sheffield City Centre. It’s a real honour to welcome in some of the leading small businesses from the Sheffield City Region.

The judges from left: Tim Baum-Dixon of Shorts, business editor David Walsh,''       editor Nancy Fielder, Craig Such of Azzure IT, Caroline Woffenden of MK Public Relations, managing editor Rob Hollingworth and Neil Large of Lupton Fawcett

The judges from left: Tim Baum-Dixon of Shorts, business editor David Walsh,'' editor Nancy Fielder, Craig Such of Azzure IT, Caroline Woffenden of MK Public Relations, managing editor Rob Hollingworth and Neil Large of Lupton Fawcett

“Over the last 40 years, the Virgin brand has become synonymous with business and innovation and wanting to make a positive difference.

“Now we want to put that passion and experience to good use, with Virgin Money helping UK businesses to save, grow and thrive.

“We’re excited about being able to make a real difference to businesses all around the UK, with our new range of savings accounts and free Lounges for business customers. And this is just the start of our journey.”

THE SHORTLIST

The Star small business awards. The Star editor Nancy Fielder with Business Editor David Walsh and Tanya Dearden at Virgin Money Lounge.

The Star small business awards. The Star editor Nancy Fielder with Business Editor David Walsh and Tanya Dearden at Virgin Money Lounge.

NEW

Unwrapped Ltd

Marsh Valley Goats Milk

Ella Woodhouse

TRAINING

Platts and Nisbett

ITM Power

Health Imaging Solutions

PROFESSIONAL

Kollider

Gradconsult

Rebmark

INNOVATION

Preventx

Pictorial Meadows

Idaq

CUSTOMER SERVICES

Select Convenience

Summitglow

Green Origins

FAMILY

Brass Founders

Industrial Design Co

Maxons

TECH

Whitespace

Ioetec

TribePad

MANUFACTURING

Webster Technologies

Magnomatics

Van Kleef

PERSONALITY

Louisa Harrison-Walker

Megan Abel

William Chew

CHARITY/CSR

Real Junk Food Project

The Suit Works

Sheffield Precision Medi-

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