BoA Business Awards celebrate Bradford on Avon’s best

The third BoA Business Awards were hosted on Thursday October 18, at St Margaret’s Hall, Bradford on Avon, celebrating the town and surrounding villages diverse business landscape.

This year there were 129 nominees in 19 categories and over 3,500 people voted for their favourites. The awards ceremony and dinner was a sell-out with 120 tickets sold.

Andrew Eberlin, chair of BoA Business who represent over 500 businesses in the town said: “We are proud that our 3rd BoA Business Awards continues to celebrate the best of business in Bradford on Avon. Thank you to the 3,500 people who voted and to the businesses who participated so enthusiastically. The Awards perfectly demonstrate that our business community is collaborative, innovative and ambitious.”

The winners in each category are:

Making Your Customers Smile: Dixon Health and Iford Manor: The Peto Garden.

Business Success of the Year: Ojo Solutions

Putting BoA On the Map: Wiltshire Music Centre

Best Team: Browns Hardware

Best Consultancy or Practice: Wiltshire Women in Business

Best Place to Eat: Ravello

Best Shop: Dible & Roy Interiors

Best Coffee, Tea or Cake: No. 10 Tea Gardens

Health, Body and Mind Award: Wiltshire Music Centre

Best New Business: The Cake Architect

Design Award: Beagle Framing Studio

Social Media / Digital Marketing Campaign: Iford Manor: The Peto Garden

Technology and Innovation: Systemagic

Best Pub: The George at Woolley

Best Wedding Service: The Cake Architect

Best Services Business: Bath & West Fire & Safety

Best Venue or Workspace: Glove Factory Studios

Best Food or Drink Producer: Kettlesmith Brewing

Best Estate Agents: Kingstons Estate Agents

Click on the business name to visit each winners’ website.

The awards were organised by a group of individuals who themselves are business owners and are passionate about business in Bradford on Avon. The team worked hard to ensure every aspect of the awards supported and championed local firms from the catering to the table decorations.

Special thanks go to the organisation team:

Andrew Eberlin, director of web design company Brighter Side

Jackie Allen, owner of Piha and Meg’s Cottage Fudge

Ruth Warren, the DogHouse

Rachael Arnold, owner of dance school Groovy Moovers

Donna Spence, Creme de la Whiskers

Anita Jaynes, managing editor/owner, The Business Exchange

And further thanks to: The table decorators Helen Pinkett of I Do Weddings and Sarah Nesbitt from The Petal Shed  AND photographer Jessica at Red Rabbit Photography. See our image gallery below.

Pictured above: The organisers of the BoA Business Awards, from left to right, Donna Spence, Anita Jaynes, Andrew Eberlin, Rachael Arnold (centre), Ruth Warren and Jackie Allen

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