Bridgend Business Forum Awards

Berry Smith LLP was the main sponsor of the Bridgend Business Forum Awards 2014, continuing our longstanding support for the business community in Bridgend and district.   

The awards dinner itself was attended by over 200 people, and Welsh Government First Minister the Rt. Hon Carwyn Jones AM presented awards to businesses in a number of categories.

Rockwool Ltd was awarded the coveted title of ‘Bridgend Business of the Year 2014’ after earlier picking up the accolade of ‘Manufacturing Business of the Year – over £1m turnover’.

The winners in each category were:

‘Business Support Organisation of the Year’ – Business in Focus Ltd
‘Business Student of the Year’ – Edward Shorney, Go Rookie Ltd
‘Start-up Business of the Year’ – Young’s Spinal Health
‘Independent Retailer of the Year’ – Cover-Up (Ebook Accessories Ltd)
‘Entrepreneur of the Year’ – Rayner Davies, A&R Contract Cleaning Specialists Ltd
‘Service Business of the Year’  – ASW Property Services Ltd
‘Manufacturing Business of the Year – under £1m t/o’ – Partspeed Ltd
‘Manufacturing Business of the Year – over £1m t/o’ – ROCKWOOL Ltd
‘Award for Creativity / Innovation in Business’ – Wales Interactive Ltd
‘Social Enterprise of the Year’ – Emmaus South Wales
‘Bridgend Business of the Year 2014’ – ROCKWOOL Ltd

Pictured are: Andrew Bound, Head of Transaction & Business Services, Berry Smith LLP; Alison Hoy, Chief Executive, Berry Smith LLP and Chair of Bridgend Business Forum and The Rt.Hon. Carwyn Jones AM, First Minister.