The Midlands Family Business Awards are the UK's only independent not-for-profit awards for family businesses. 

Each year the Awards recognise and reward success across a range of 10 categories. Our 2017  Winners and Highly Commended in each category were announced at the glittering Awards Ceremony & Dinner at the Derby Velodrome on 9 November at Derby Velodrome. Congratulations to all our finalists, you really did make it such hard work for our judges this year!

Thank you to all our 2017 entrants, sponsors, judges and voters - we couldn't do it without you!

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What people have said...

Just a quick note to congratulate you on another highly successful Midlands Family Business Awards. It was a fantastic evening on Thursday, a fitting celebration of family business and the culmination of a huge amount of hard work, enthusiasm and inspiration. Huw Davies, The Institute for Family Business

Our experience of the qualifying process and the awards evening itself is one not to be forgotten. We would certainly encourage any company, large or small, to take up the challenge and enter for an award. Charles Bentley,  Charles Bentley & Son

The Family Business Awards team are just fantastic, they helped us every step of the way. Ped & Charlotte were always on the end of the phone when I was having a crisis, nothing was too small or too big to deal with - Charlie Marshall - Marshalls Coaches



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The Winner and Highly Commended in each of our Award categories were announced at our glittering black-tie ceremony at The Velodrome, Derby Arena on Thursday 9 November.