Business Awards 2017 – Finalists

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Chamber Business Awards 2017

Well done and congratulations to all the finalists of this year’s Chamber Business Awards.  The eventual winners and finalists will be announced at our Chamber Business Awards on 30th March 2017 at our Awards Ceremony at Canterbury Cathedral Lodge.

The Awards were in 7 categories and with a record number of entries for all categories; finalists were selected for each category.

Chamber Business Awards Finalists 2017

Business of the Year (Sponsored by University of Kent)

  • Finalist –Thanet Earth
  • Finalist – AC Goatham & Son
  • Finalist – Sleeping Giant Media

Entrepreneur of the Year
(Sponsored by Kent Innovation and Enterprise)

  • Finalist – Helen Ross – HRP Equestrian & WING Saddle Pads
  • Finalist – Luke Quilter – Sleeping Giant Media
  • Finalist – Neil Sampson –  Green Gate Access Systems   

Most Promising New Business
(Sponsored by The British Assessment Bureau)

  • Finalist – DSN Innovate Limited / Syncbox
  • Finalist – EC Safety Solutions
  • Finalist – Breakthrough Funding Ltd

Export Business of the Year
(Sponsored by UK Export Finance)

  • Finalist – International Association of Bookkeepers
  • Finalist – Bedfont Scientific Ltd

Excellence in Customer Service
(Sponsored by Wilkins Kennedy LLP)

  • Finalist – RIFT Group
  • Finalist – Red Eagle Ltd
  • Finalist – Sleeping Giant Media

Young Person in Business (Sponsored by Skills Hub Kent & Medway)

  • Finalist – Katy Barker – Directline Structures
  • Finalist – Ben Towers – Towers Design
  • Finalist – Rakim Dixon – Questor Insurance

Construction Project of the Year  (Sponsored by Kent Construction Focus Group (Kcfg)


  • Finalist – Walker Construction UK Ltd
  • Finalist – WW Martin Ltd

Good luck to you all.
Jo James, Chief Executive