See the 2019 winners here

Images from the night

The leading multi-category awards event for the South Coast

The Solent Business Awards 2019 (SBA) is sponsored by KPMG, NatWest, BDB Pitmans, Taylor Made Computer Solutions, James Cowper Kreston, Royale Life, and Oberon Solutions and is organised by The Business Magazine.



SBA, now in its fifth year, has quickly become established as the premier multi-category awards scheme covering the entire South Coast and Solent and is open to businesses throughout the region. #SolentBA

David Murray, publisher of The Business Magazine, said: “These awards are prestigious trophies that attract entries from the very best companies. Our focus is to have a quality annual competition – and we are delighted that we have such strong support from our sponsors.”

“The awards are a fantastic opportunity to showcase the outstanding businesses in the Solent region. I’m looking forward to the opportunity to highlight the innovative and forward-thinking companies who are growing fast and making a mark on our local economy,”  said KPMG Southampton office senior partner Will Smith.

Andy Cowie, business development director of James Cowper Kreston said: “It’s been a real privilege to get to meet some of the region’s foremost SME businesses over the course of our judging of this award and use the #SolentBA to recognise and celebrate the strength of business in our region.”

“The Solent Business Awards are a great opportunity to celebrate the best of the best. Every year we’re blown away by the ambitious and determined businesses that are dominating the Solent region,” said Natalia Ruiz-Moreno, head of business development, BDB Pitmans.

“We’re delighted to be long-standing sponsors of the Solent Business Awards. It’s a great opportunity for businesses to highlight how they’re contributing to the strong and vibrant business community in the region,” said NatWest regional director Carey Moore.

“Since Taylor Made has sponsored the Awards, we have met with some truly inspirational people and businesses who are implementing technology not only to enhance their own customer experiences but in many cases improving things in a wider business context. This has ranged from process improvements, job and wealth creation and even to help save the environment. We can’t wait to meet this years’ contenders” said Joe Jeffers, chief financial officer, Taylor Made Computer Solutions, a Peach Technologies’ company.

See the 2018 winners here

See the images from the 2018 Awards night here