Today we are excited to announce the shortlist of nominees for this year’s Growing Business Awards, which are hosted by Real Business, supported by the CBI and in association with Lloyds Bank.
Now in their 15th year, the awards are the most important and best established recognition of Britain’s high-growth entrepreneurs and SMEs.
These exciting, innovative businesses have been defying the difficult financial climate and leading the charge for economic recovery.
Former GBA winners include Sir Richard Branson, Lastminute.com, Wonga, Innocent Drinks, Tyrrells Potato Chips and Betfair.
This year’s winners will be announced at the awards ceremony on October 23rd at the London Marriott Hotel on Grosvenor Square.
The shortlist is as follows:
C M Downton
Churchill Retirement Living
Zoopla Property Group
We Are Social
Chris Rea, managing director, AES Engineering
Adrian Pike, CEO, Anesco
Rob Halliday- Stein, founder and MD, BullionByPost (Jewellery Quarter Bullion)
Alexander Temerko, director, business development and deputy chairman, Offshore Group Newcastle
John Treharne, CEO, The Gym Group
David J. Brown, co-founder and CEO, Ve Interactive
Direct Healthcare Services
Balhousie Care Group
Drewton’s Farm Shop
The Change Organisation
Offshore Group Newcastle
Suleman Sacranie, founder, 99p Shopper
Rob and Paul Forkan, founders, Gandys
Steven Bartlett, managing director, Wallpark Online (Wallpark.com)
Rishi Raichura, managing director, Yorkshire Gas and Power
To find out more about the categories or book a table, visit the GBA website.
The Growing Business Awards 2013 are hosted by Real Business and supported by the CBI in association with Lloyds Bank. Our other supporters include Land Rover, MWB Business Exchange, Spring Law, the Regional Growth Fund, Vistage, Business by easyJet and Visa.