Sussex Business Awards 2017 Winners  2

The judges have had their say - the shortlist for the 2018 Sussex Business Awards has been announced.

Celebrating 30th years in 2018, the Awards are the most sought-after accolade by organisations from every sector in Sussex.

There are fifteen trophies to be won with awards for all-round excellence, as well as for those businesses demonstrating special strengths in areas such as innovation, customer service, professional services and tourism.

The awards ceremony will take place at The Grand Brighton on November 29th 2018.

Over 500 of the county’s leading businesspeople, judges and VIPs are expected to attend giving guests the perfect opportunity to network with peers, celebrate with colleagues and find out those all-important results!

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2018 Finalists


Best Customer Service
Sponsored by Platinum Publishing Group
Allison Jeffery Skin Health and Laser Clinic
Boundless by CSMA
Nuffield Health Haywards Heath Hospital
Paxton Access

Business in The Community Award
Sponsored by Gatwick Airport
Engage Health Group
Mabel’s Emporium
Search Seven

Business Innovation of the Year
Sponsored by Sussex Innovation Centre
LifeBox Health
Mindlab International
Rayner Intraocular Lenses

Corporate Fundraiser of the Year
Sponsored by Rockinghorse
Morgan Sindall
Richard Place Dobson

Employer of the Year
Sponsored by Clearline Recruitment
B&CE Holdings
Legal & General
The Student Room Group

International Business of the Year
Sponsored by HSBC
Paxton Access

Professional Services Award
Sponsored by Vantage Professional Risks
MacConvilles Surveying
Rix & Kay LLP

Start-up of the Year
Sponsored by Coffin Mew
Advanced Material Development

Creative Industries Award
Sponsored by University of Sussex Business School

Tourist Destination of the Year
Sponsored by Red7
Fishers Adventure Farm Park
Horsham Museum & Art Gallery
The Charleston Trust

Food & Drink Destination of the Year
Sponsored by The Gemini Print Group
Jeremy’s Restaurant
Malmaison Brighton

Businessperson of the Year
Sponsored by CountyClean Group
Carl Fillery, Boundless by CSMA
Kevin Markwick, The Picture House Cinema and Restaurant
Nick Broom, PVL UK

SME Business of the Year
Sponsored by LMS Group
HSM Global
Modus Brands

Large Business of the Year
Sponsored by Allied Irish Bank
Rayner Intraocular Lenses
World of Books

Company of the Year
Sponsored by Mazars
Bird & Blend Tea
Brighton & Hove Albion Football Club
Chandlers Building Supplies
Rayner Intraocular Lenses
World of Books


The judging panel consisted of representatives from category sponsors and industry professionals including Allied Irish Bank, HSBC, Mazars, Gatwick Airport, University of Sussex Business School, Red7, Coffin Mew, CountyClean Group, Vantage Professional Risks, LMS Group, Sussex Innovation Centre and Rockinghorse.


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