The best of the best was on show as Hounslow celebrated the winners at the Hounslow Business Awards 2016.
Supported by Hounslow Council for the fourth year running, the event, last Thursday, saw the achievements of local businesses highlighted in a number of different categories, from Entrepreneur of the Year to Best Green Business.
The ceremony, held at the Hilton London Syon Park Hotel, saw a number of businesses joined by Councillor Steve Curran, Leader of Hounslow Council and Councillor Theo Dennison, Cabinet Member for Finance and Citizen Engagement, Hounslow Council and the Mayor of Hounslow, Councillor Ajmer Grewal.
To see the winners visit here www.hounslowawards.com/2016-winners/
To see the finalists visit here www.hounslowawards.com/finalists-2016/
Among those singled out for praise, was Love Give Ink, a gift and print stationery business, which scooped a brace of awards in Best New Business and Business of the Year, while its founder and director Martha Keith, picked up the Entrepreneur of the Year award.
Brentford Market won the Best Charity or Social enterprise category.
Councillor Steve Curran, Leader of Hounslow Council, said: “Our local businesses are the bedrock of commerce in Hounslow and provide many local jobs to residents. Congratulations to all the winners and the finalists for their continuing outstanding contributions to our business community.
“I would like to thank Stephen Fry, Chief Executive and Sally Smith, Chief Operating Officer, both of the Hounslow Chamber of Commerce for their ongoing support and Rob Gillespie, Service Director, Hounslow Highways, for sponsoring the event.”
A panel of industry and business leaders had the daunting task of picking the finalists and then winners from the large number of nominations.
Stephen Fry, Chief Executive of the Hounslow Chamber of Commerce, said: “What a fantastic evening. Every part of the borough was celebrated as the home of innovators. Tonight demonstrated that Hounslow is brimming with talent. It was a privilege to share in their success.”