On the 9th September 2016 at the Bear Hotel in Cowbridge, the annual South Wales Business Awards were held. The awards were once again hosted by one of Welsh television and radio’s most popular presenters – Sara Edwards.
The awards have been developed and launched by WS Marketing and are proudly in association with Cardiff Now Magazine.
Expectations were exceeded in both the number and standard of applications. The judging process was extremely difficult for the independent judging panel. However, the winners are:
Young Entrepreneur of the Year – Richard Pring – Wales Interactive
New Start-up of the Year – BeSure Cover Ltd
Retail Business of the Year – Forces Fitness
Tourism & Hospitality Business of the Year – Town & Country Collective
Business Services Business of the Year – BCC IT
Female Entrepreneur of the Year – Dawn Evans – Ajuda Training
Technological & Innovative Business of the Year – Voice Box
Contribution to Welsh Business & Society – Nicky Piper (MBE)
South Wales Business of the Year 2016 – Wales Interactive
Founder of the South Wales Business Awards – Wesley Skene said, “Since 2008, the awards have been celebrating excellence in the Welsh business community. 2016 has once again shown that South Wales is the hub of a thriving and successful business community, with many businesses achieving some truly outstanding things.” “2016 will be the tenth South Wales Business Awards and plans are already underway for a spectacular evening.”
£450 was also generously raised from our guests on the night for George Thomas Hospice Care in Cardiff.