Top manufacturers up for awards as Business Masters shortlists revealed
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HEAVYWEIGHT manufacturers Hadley Group and Brose UK are amongst the companies to have been shortlisted in TheBusinessDesk.com’s West Midlands Business Masters Awards 2014.
Smethwick cold rolled steel manufacturer Hadley Group is shortlisted in the Exporter (Large) and Manufacturer (Large) categories while Coventry automotive sector manufacturer Brose UK is up for Manufacturer (Large) and Fast Growth Business awards.
Altogether 27 different companies will fight it out in 11 awards. The full category shortlists are below with nominated companies listed in alphabetical order.
AdHoc Property Management
Gravity Risk Services
Aston Villa FC
Extra Mile Communications
Aston Manor Cider
Grainger & Worrall
Employer of the Year
Rider Levett Bucknall
Fast Growth Business
Key Forensic Services
The shortlists were chosen by an eminent panel of judges during a three hour judging session held at law firm DWF’s central Birmingham headquarters on Thursday.
The judges were
Richard Butler, regional director, CBI
Dani Saveker, founder, Families in Business
Trevor Foster, advisory board member, UBS Wealth Management
Grant Adams, managing director, Sertec
Steve Brittan, managing director, BSA Machine Tools
Richard Halstead, regional director, EEF
Mark Hales, owner and managing director, TheBusinessDesk.com
The shortlisted firms will go forward to our gala awards dinner at Edgbaston Stadium in Birmingham on June 18 when the winners will be announced – but only after all the shortlisted businesses are interviewed.
In addition to the 11 awards listed above, a 12th award – Ambassador of the Year – will be presented to a person who has worked tirelessly to promote the region.
We will be looking at the shortlisted companies in more detail as we focus on individual award categories in the days and weeks ahead.
West Midlands businesses have signed up to be sponsors of the Masters. They include law firm Higgs & Sons and automotive sector manufacturer Sertec.
If you would like to join them as a sponsor of these prestigious awards please call Brett Murray on 07875 499667 or email him at firstname.lastname@example.org
Tickets for the event are now on sale and can be obtained by following the link below.
Those attending the Masters Awards who want to stay in Birmingham that night are being offered a special room rate at the Hilton Garden Inn in Brindleyplace.
Those wishing to book should call the hotel on 0121 643 1003, choose option 2 and quote GECGA to obtain the £99.00 bed and breakfast rate.
To read more about the Masters click here.