Solent Business Awards 2018. The leading multi-category awards event for the South Coast

The Solent Business Awards 2018 is sponsored by KPMG, NatWest, Pitmans Law, Taylor Made Computer Solutions, Vail Williams and James Cowper Kreston and is organised by The Business Magazine.

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

David Murray, publisher of The Business Magazine, said: “These awards are aimed very much at the ‘top-end‘; they 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.”  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 regions 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 John Hutchinson, Pitmans Law managing partner.

“We are delighted to be sponsoring the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) category of the South Coast Business Awards. CSR is particularly close to our hearts at Vail Williams and we look forward to judging some groundbreaking, game-changing entries from our fellow companies in the Solent region”.  Said Mike Greenwood – regional managing partner, Vail Williams LLP.

“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.” – NatWest regional director, Carey Moore.

“Since Taylor Made has sponsored The Best Use of Technology category, 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 & wealth creation and even to help save the environment. We can’t wait to meet this years’ contenders!”. Joe Jeffers, Finance Director, Taylor Made Computer Solutions Limited.


See the winners here

See the images from the night here