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.