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The very best of British business were celebrated at the British Chamber of Commerce’s annual Chamber Business Awards ceremony last night. The Chamber Business Awards, which is now in its 13th year, is one of the showpiece events in the business calendar, highlighting the role of business in delivering growth and prosperity for the UK and local communities.
Businesses from across the country came together at the gala dinner, hosted by TV presenter Gethin Jones, to mark the outstanding achievements of both UK firms and Chambers of Commerce.
Ana Christie, Chief Executive of the Sussex Chamber of Commerce said:
“These awards are the perfect opportunity to thank British businesses, of different sizes and sectors, for their contribution to the UK economy. I am constantly impressed by the determination, innovation and the contribution made to local communities by business. I look forward to seeing the winners and finalists of our awards continue to prosper, creating more jobs and opportunities for our nation. The Sussex Chamber is very proud to have 2 members who were awarded with a national award title.”
Scientific instrument firm wins Export Business of the Year and Business of the Year
Scientifica, a designer, manufacturer and distributor of scientific instruments based in Sussex, is celebrating after winning the Export Business of the Year Award, sponsored by DHL, at the British Chambers of Commerce’s annual Chamber Business Awards 2016. The Chamber Business Awards, now in its 13th year, is one of the showpiece events in the business calendar, highlighting the role of business in delivering growth and prosperity for the UK and local communities.
Scientifica also won the award for Business of the Year, and as a prize will be invited to open the London Stock Exchange on the 13th of March 2017, the day the Chamber Business Awards 2017 are launched.
The judges were impressed by Scientifica’s product range. Their clients are neuroscientists researching the causes, and cures for, conditions such as Alzheimers, Parkinsons and other neuro-degenerative diseases.
The company exports to 44 countries around the world, 75% of their sales were exports in 2015, and they have grown these sales four fold in the last five years.
Groundsure, a South East-based business which provides assessments for commercial and residential sales and developments is celebrating after winning the Best Use of Technology award, sponsored by BT, at the British Chambers of Commerce’s annual Chamber Business Awards 2016. The Chamber Business Awards, now in its 13th year, is one of the showpiece events in the business calendar, highlighting the role of business in delivering growth and prosperity for the UK and local communities.
The judging panel praised Groundsure for its user-friendly online system that saves significant time and money on all their land and property transactions, in addition to creating a new responsive website that provides customers with greater accessibility and ease of use.
Groundsure’s ability to digitise maps spanning nearly 200 years, at a higher resolution than previously available in the industry, has resulted in steady business growth over the last three years, and increased turnover, profit and staff levels.
Congratulations from the Sussex Chamber to both Scientifica and Groundsure!
We are proud to say that we are sponsors of this years ‘Small Business of the Year’ Award
Celebrating business excellence across Sussex, the Awards are the longest established scheme of its kind in the county, twenty eight this year!
There are sixteen trophies to be won this year including the prestigious Company of the Year, International Company of the Year and individual awards for entrepreneurship and customer service.
Winning an award really can make a difference! It can also:
* Increase credibility
* Attract new business
* Add value to your marketing
* Raise your company profile
* Gain invaluable media coverage
* Boost staff morale and improve motivation
* Gain free, independent assessment from expert judges
* Provide opportunities to network with business leaders across the county
The Award for Innovation in Business
The Award for Best Customer Service
The Award for the Most Promising New Business
The Best Place To Entertain Your Clients
The Award for Best Employer
The Award for Healthiest Workplace Award
The Award for Leisure & Tourism
International Business of the Year
The Award for the Most Sustainable Business
The Award for Professional Services
The Responsible Business Award
The Entrepreneur of the Year
The Small Business of the Year
Sussex Company of the Year
The Greatest Contribution to Sussex Charity
Sussex Businessperson of the Year
The Sussex Graduate of the Year