The Gatwick Diamond is home to a vast range of businesses, which span all sectors of the economy, from household names to niche companies, and from multinationals to sole traders.
The Business Award Winners are those businesses or people who have shown innovation and inspiration in their work, and have demonstrated a real commitment to this world-class region.
The Winners were unveiled at the 8th Annual Gatwick Diamond Business Awards at the Effingham Park Hotel, on 17th March, 2016. The Headline Sponsors are Gatwick Airport, NatWest, Nestle and Vines BMW & Mini. The Evening started with a Pre-Dinner Reception sponsored by Thomas Eggar, part of Irwin Mitchell, and the evening rounded off with the now highly anticipated After-Show Party, sponsored by Heart Sussex & Surrey.
Green Business of the Year
sponsored by Crawley Borough Council
Responsible Business of the Year
sponsored by Lloyds Bank
International Business of the Year
sponsored by the Gatwick Diamond Initiative
The Award for Customer Delight
sponsored by Storm Creative
The Award for Place to Meet
sponsored by B&CE The People's Pension
Employer of the Year
sponsored by Search Consultancy
The Award for Developing People for Business Success
sponsored by Central Sussex College
The Award for Innovation and Technology
sponsored by Rawlison Butler LLP
Digital Marketing Business of the Year
sponsored by Optima Systems Ltd
Professional Services Firm of the Year
sponsored by PVL UK Ltd
The Award for Supply Chain Excellence
sponsored by Hays Specialist Recruitment
New Business of the Year
sponsored by The Federation of Small Business; West Sussex
Business Person of the Year
sponsored by KPMG
Business of the Year
sponsored by NatWest
The Awards were presented by the well-known TV comedian and actor, Sanjeev Bhaskar, at the Gatwick Diamond Business Awards Dinner, on the 17th March.
The winners each received their iconic engraved award. There will be a further presentation later in April where each winner will be given a banner to promote their achievement. The runners up each received a certificate to recognise their achievement in being placed.
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