2016 Winners


The Business in the Community

Winner: Bevendean Community Pub
Finalists: Brighton and Hove Bus Company, LoveLocalJobs.com

The Best Place to Visit

Winner: The Sewer Tours, organised by Southern Water
Finalists: Curry Leaf Cafe, Sea Life Brighton

The Best Event in the City

Winner: Carousel’s Oska Bright Film Festival
Finalists: Brighton Fringe, Burning of the Clocks (organised by Same Sky), The Sussex Beacon Half Marathon

The Green Business Award

Winner: The Big Lemon
Finalists: Green Mop
Recharge Cargo

The Best New Kids on the Block

Winner: Brighton Gin
Highly Commended: Curry Leaf Cafe
Finalist: Circulate Digital

The Award for Best Customer Service

Winner: Blanch House
Highly Commended: Flowers Unlimited
Finalist: The Grand Brighton

The Award for Best Place to Work

Winner: The Big Lemon
Finalists: Madgex, Switched On

The Award for Business Beyond the City

Winner: Brighton Gin
Finalists: Madgex, Stelfox, Ticketmedia

The Award for Best Independent Retailer

Winner: Small Batch Coffee Roasters
Highly Commended: Whirligig Toys
Finalists: Flowers Unlimited, Pretty Eccentric

The Creative Industries Award

Winner: The Chinese Room
Finalists: Pretty Eccentric, Ticketmedia

The Professional Services Award

Winner: Magenta Associates
Finalists: Classic Consulting, LA Law

The Managing Director of the Year

Winner: Jeremy Burbidge, Ticketmedia
Finalists: Heidi Carroll (MEERKATworks) and Danielle Plowman (Ellie Ellie)

The Fastest Growing Business Award

Winner: Ellie Ellie
Finalists: Hyve Managed Hosting, Sawyer & Co

The Judges’ Award for Business of the Year

Winner: The Big Lemon
Highly Commended: The Chinese Room
Highly Commended: Brighton Gin

The Chairman’s Award

Matthew Murphy Electrical Services

The Outstanding Brightonian

Sarah Springford, Chamber of Commerce

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