Winners enjoy the spoils of award success at reception
» Winners’ reception to celebrate their award success
WINNERS of the Gloucestershire Business Awards 2018 have gathered to celebrate their success.
Organised by Reach plc, publishers of the Citizen and Echo newspapers and the website Gloucestershire Live, the awards’ headline sponsor Randall & Payne hosted the winners’ dinner.
Held at the firm’s Shurdington headquarters, winners of many of the award categories met to network, build relationships and share stories of their achievements over the past 12 months.
Randall & Payne managing partner Tim Watkins welcomed guests over a Champagne reception before hosting the evening in the firm’s conference suite.
Reach plc senior editor for Gloucestershire Rachael Sugden said: “It was a really wonderful evening, and a credit to Randall & Payne.
“Their commitment to supporting businesses in Gloucestershire through their ongoing support of the county’s premier business awards is impressive and we cannot thank them enough for all they do for the business community.
“Like Reach plc, they are champions for Gloucestershire’s business success stories, from the small start-ups to the multi-nationals who call Gloucestershire home.
“Reach plc is very proud to be hosting the Gloucestershire Business Awards for the 22nd year in 2019 – and we are very grateful Randall & Payne are on board as our headline sponsor again.”
Guests included: Shawn Batten, managing director, Batten & Allen (winner of Business Of The Year), Andrew Edwards, sales director, Batten & Allen, Matthew Foxton-duffy, regional head of marketing, The Jockey Club (winner of Marketing Campaign Of The Year), Abigail Thomas, regional marketing manager, The Jockey Club
Paul Lawrence, chief executive, Salpo Technologies (winner of Business Innovation Award), Remi Ashton, digital marketing director, Ocere (representing Tom Parling, winner of Young Business Person Of The Year), Stephen Shortt, founder and chief executive, Hawkins & Brimble (winner of New Business Of The Year) Lindsay Babbage, director, Datasource (winner of Family Business Of The Year), Stuart Macleod, managing director, Datasource, Andrew Hunt, owner, Holiday Architects (winner of Best Place To Work Award), Rachel Hunt, human resources, Holiday Architects Tracey Pockett, director, Bennett’s Tower Cranes (winner of Growth Business Of The Year), Edward Seager, managing director, Bennett’s Tower Cranes, George Workman, managing director, Cotteswold Dairy (winner of Rural Business Of The Year) Lindsey Young, chief operating officer, Clarkson Evans (winner of Corporate Social Responsibility Award), Harriet Davey, manager, In The Park (winner of Best Employee), Susannah Moffatt, founder and chief executive, In The Park.
The Gloucestershire Business Awards 2019 will launch with a breakfast reception at Randall and Payne’s Shurdington base on March 21.
For details about attending the launch event or award sponsorship opportunitites, please contact Reach plc regional events manager Louise Symonds at Louise.sy[email protected]plc.com.
Randall & Payne managing partner Tim Watkins and, below, Andrew Batten, left, and Shawn Batten, right, from Business of the Year winners Batten & Allen with Rob Stokes from Randall & Payne
Randall & Payne partner Russel Byrd and George Workman, managing director of Rural Business of the Year winners Cotteswold Dairy
James Geary from Randall & Payne, left, with Abigail Thomas and Matthew Foxton-duffy from Cheltenham Racecourse, winners of Marketing Campaign of the Year
Stephen Shortt and Holly Jones from Hawkins & Brimble, winner of New Business of the Year, with Randall & Payne partner Ollie Newbold, right
Reach plc Gloucestershire senior editor Rachael Sugden, left, and Lindsey Young from Clarkson Evans, winners of the Corporate Responsibility Award
Andrew and Rachel Hunt, right, from Best Place to Work winners with Sally Workman from Cotteswold Dairy
Remi and Claire Ashton represented Young Business Person of the Year Tom Parling from Ocere
Rob Case of Randall & Payne with Lindsay Babbage and Stuart Macleod of Family Business winners Datasource
Best Employee winner Harriet Davey, centre, with Vicky Link, and Susannnah Moffat. Right, Edward Seager and Tracey Pockett from Growth Business winners Bennett’s Tower Cranes