It’s one of the most eagerly anticipated dates in the business diary every year, and 2017 was no different. The Burton Mail Business Awards took place on Thursday 19 October at the Pirelli Stadium and Willshee’s Waste and Recycling took the top gong as overall winner of the Business of the Year category.
Ayva Pharma from Hilton won the Small Business of Year Category which was sponsored by Else Solicitors. Winners were also announced in a further 9 award categories.
Else Solicitors has been supporting the awards since their inception, and was again proud to be a category sponsor.
Commenting, Managing Partner, Chris Else said, “Holding the awards is very much reliant on ensuring there are businesses willing to sponsor the awards and on ensuring there are quality entries in all categories. The event this year has been superb and highlights the vibrancy of the business community in Burton.”
Awards Director Dave Bryon added, “The Burton Mail Business Awards was the talk of the town once again as firms, no matter their size, came together to celebrate being the best.
“Representatives from more than 30 finalists donned sharp suits and posh frocks to attend the gala awards evening at the Pirelli Stadium – all of who had a great time celebrating the long list of entries.
“The entrants this year were of an incredible standard and really shine a light on the great business community that we have in East Staffordshire and South Derbyshire.
“We are so pleased with the success of the awards this year, and we are already planning for the Burton Mail Business Awards 2018.”
Partners and guests of Else Solicitors also attended, and used to occasion to celebrate the firms recent successes in winning Dealmaker of the Year award, and also rising to tier two in the legal 500 awards. To view a video of the awards click here.