Chippenham Business Awards 2020 Finalists Announced

By Ben Carey on 10 January, 2020

Chippenham BID and title sponsor Alliance Pharmaceuticals Ltd have announced the finalists of the Chippenham Business Awards 2020. 

The Awards seek to recognise local businesses for their efforts and hard work whilst providing networking opportunities for those who attend the presentation ceremony.

The judging took place on Tuesday 7th January 2020 at The Angel Hotel, Chippenham with the panel comprised of category sponsors, drinks reception sponsor Huw Thomas Commercial and media partner The Business Exchange Swindon & Wiltshire.

Chippenham BID Manager, Kathryn Crosweller, said, “We are very grateful to all our sponsors for not only their support in enabling the Business Awards to take place on Thursday 13th February but also in giving their time so generously to help with the judging process.”

The finalists are:

  • Micro Business of the Year sponsored by Chippenham BID
    • Barking Hen Jewellery
    • Melt Productions Ltd.
    • Milk & Tweed
  • Small Business of the Year sponsored by 24-7 Staffing
    • Active Potential Therapy Ltd.
    • Avagio IT Services Ltd.
    • Mintivo Ltd.
  • Hospitality or Leisure Business of the Year sponsored by The Angel Hotel
    • The Cause Music and Arts
    • The Garden Chippenham Ltd.
    • The Three Crowns
  • Charitable Business of the Year sponsored by Mander Duffill
    • Active Potential Therapy Ltd.
    • Pillow May Ltd.
    • Strakers
  • Best Place to Work Award sponsored by Avagio IT Services Ltd.
    • 24-7 Staffing
    • Mintivo Limited
    • White Horse Surveyors Limited
  • Green Award sponsored by Aaron and Jonathon Bewley Funeral Directors
    • Digiprint Chippenham
    • Imperial Cleaning Services
    • Park Lane Press Limited
  • Customer Service Award sponsored by Emery Gate Shopping Centre
    • The Citadel Hall
    • Copper and Blossom Photography
    • Strakers
  • Apprentice of the Year sponsored by Wiltshire College and University Centre
    • Samantha McGreevy, Mander Duffill
    • Max Smith, MJ Church
    • Erin Wooster, MJ Church
  • Lifetime Achievement Award sponsored by Awdry Bailey & Douglas
    • The winner of this award will be announced during the awards ceremony.
  • Chippenham Business of the Year sponsored by Alliance Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
    • The winner of this award is a “winners’ winner” – an entrant whose entry stood out to the judges as an excellent example of business in the Chippenham area. The winner of this award will be announced during the awards ceremony.

Kathryn Crosweller added, “This year’s judging was once again very challenging, with several incredibly worthy winners across the board. The Chippenham Business Awards reflects the hugely varied range of business in Chippenham, both in size and industry, and gives companies some fantastic opportunities to grow their business.”

Janice Timberlake, Chief People and Infrastructure Officer at Alliance Pharmaceuticals Ltd said, “It was so encouraging to read about all the brilliant businesses in Chippenham who had entered the Chippenham Business Awards and their passion for the local area. The judging was challenging but I feel that the judges have chosen a strong selection of finalists and we can’t wait for the winners to be announced.

“Alliance Pharmaceuticals Ltd are passionate about business in Chippenham and so it is fantastic to be sponsoring these awards, having won Best Place to Work and Chippenham Business of the Year in 2019, giving us the opportunity to celebrate the successes and achievements of others in 2020.”

The Chippenham Business Awards 2020 event will take place on Thursday 13th February 2019 at Neeld Community and Arts Centre. Tickets are available first to finalists, with any additional tickets available by request. Please visit the Chippenham Business Awards website to find out more.

Pictured: The judging panel for the 2020 Chippenham Business Awards.