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The finalists in each of the categories for the Gatwick Diamond Business Awards 2020 were announced on February 13th, but you’ll need to wait until March 19th to find out who the winners are.

The Gatwick Diamond is home to a vast range of businesses, spanning all sectors of the economy, from household names to niche companies, and from multinationals to sole traders. So, the winner of a Gatwick Diamond Business Award must stand out in this impressive business community.

All Award winners will have shown innovation and inspiration in their work and demonstrated a real commitment to this world-class economic area. 

Our celebrity host, Gyles Brandreth, will present the Awards and entertain us through the evening. A special thank you to our Headline Sponsors - Gatwick Airport, NatWest, Thakeham and Extech Cloud.

The evening will get off to a flying start with a pre-dinner reception sponsored by Norwegian and rounded off with the highly anticipated after-show party. 

The finalists in each category are:

Green Business of the Year
sponsored by Britaniacrest Recycling

• Cleankill Pest Control
• Denbies Wine Estate Ltd


Apprentice of the Year
sponsored by Reigate & Banstead Borough Council

• Lavender Mwamba (St Catherine’s Hospice)
• Max Rayner (WS Planning & Architecture)
• Megan Quinn (Creative Process Digital)


Community Investment Business of the Year
sponsored by Gatwick Airport Ltd

• Community Transport Sussex  
• MHA Carpenter Box 
• PVL UK Ltd


The Award for the Place to Meet
sponsored by Prowse & Co Ltd

• Elekta
• Manor Collection - Hartsfield
• Phileas Fogg 


Employer of the Year
sponsored by Search Consultancy

• Ashdown Park Hotel & Country Club
• MHA Carpenter Box
• Southern Sheeting Supplies Ltd


The Award for Developing People
sponsored by Crawley College

• Bowles
• Gatwick Recruitment and Training Ltd
• MHA Carpenter Box 


International Business of the Year 
sponsored by Gatwick Diamond Initiative

• Aspen Pumps Group
• Avtura Limited
• PVL UK Ltd


The Award for Innovation & Technology
sponsored by University of Sussex

• Airport Energy Services Limited 
• LifeBox Health Ltd
• PVL UK Ltd 


The Award for Brighter Thinking 
sponsored by Menzies LLP

• Cleankill Pest Control
• Freedom Works
• Storm12 Ltd


Professional Services Firm of the Year
sponsored by Crawley Borough Council

• DMH Stallard
• Cleankill Pest Control
• Vail Williams LLP 


Manufacturing Business of the Year 
sponsored by Kreston Reeves

• Elekta
• PVL UK Ltd
• Time 24 


New Business of the Year
sponsored by University of Sussex Business School 

• PRIMOtax Limited
• Teach All About IT Ltd
• The Company Connector Ltd 


Growth Business of the Year
sponsored by Red River Software

• Freedom Works
• Southern Sheeting Supplies Ltd 


Business of the Year (Up to £1m)
sponsored by SHW

• Adastra HR Limited
• Ethos Farm Limited
• Posture People – Love your workspace 


Business of the Year (Over £1m)
sponsored by NatWest

• Assurity Consulting
• Denbies Wine Estate Ltd
• Gatwick Recruitment and Training Ltd 


Business Person of the Year
sponsored by Richard Place Dobson 

• Paul Bates - Cleankill Pest Control
• Richard Pollins - DMH Stallard
• Steve Cropper - Gemini Print Group


The Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Gatwick Diamond 
sponsored by Southern & Gatwick Express Railways

We have introduced this prestigious new award to recognise outstanding personal contribution to making the Gatwick Diamond a great place to do business. It celebrates personal commitment to the Gatwick Diamond and extended leadership, rising way above the individual’s direct business or professional responsibilities.

Find out what is happening by visiting or follow @gdbizawards on Twitter for real-time updates on the night.

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