The 2017 Winners & Highly Commended

The results of the 2017 Awards were announced at a glittering black-tie ceremony at The Velodrome, Derby Arena. So, who took the titles?

The full line-up of Winners and Highly Commended in the 2017 Awards, are: 

Family Business of the Year – sponsored by Bonningtons

  • Winner – OrderWise 
  • Highly Commended – RW Stokes & Sons & Micronclean 

Best Small Family Business – sponsored by John Pye Auctions

  • Winner – Quadzilla Quads 
  • Highly Commended – River Canal Rescue & Rydale Roofing Ltd 

Fastest Growing Family Business – sponsored by PwC

  • Winner – Airband Comminity Internet 
  • Highly Commended – NK Motors & Rilmac

International Trade – sponsored by Barclays

  • Winner – The Wilkins Group 
  • Highly Commended – Bambino Mio & WARD

Employer of the Year – sponsored by Royal London

  • Winner – Ballards Removals 
  • Highly Commended – Morley Hayes & River Canal Rescue 

Director of the Year – sponsored by MCS Event Pro

  • Winner – Steve Lloyd, Magenta (UK) Ltd
  • Highly Commended – Sanj Kumar, NK Motors &  Des Ponsonby, Corporate Solutions Logistics 

Best Use of Digital – sponsored by Distinction

  • Winner – Ideal Manufacturing 
  • Highly Commended – Dalycom &  Micronclean 

Entrepreneur of the Year – sponsored by Morningside Pharmaceuticals

  • Winner – Nick Maltby, Mtag Composites 
  • Highly Commended – Redmond Peel, Airband Community Internet &  Sean Ramsden, Ramsden International 

Service Excellence – sponsored by Shakespeare Martineau LLP

  • Winner – River Canal Rescue 
  • Highly Commended – Advance Performance UK &  Systematic Print Management 

Manufacturing Excellence – sponsored by RSA

  • Winner – Ideal Manufacturing
  • Highly Commended – A1 Flue Systems & GemPort Jewellery

People’s Choice – sponsored by Streets Chartered Accountants

  • Winner – River Canal Rescue
  • Highly Commended – Open Study College & OrderWise

The waiting is over!

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.