Sponsorships now available

2018 Winners

 

Platinum Award

Sponsor:

Winner:

The Downs Festival

“The Downs Festival has rapidly-established itself as a star of Bristol. Collaborative, creative, successful, and providing an important platform for emerging artists, we should all be very proud. Congratulations!”

@TheDownsBristol | www.thedownsbristol.com

 

 

Arts

Winner:

Spike Island

“Spike Island makes Bristol a hub for the Arts. It offers variety and innovation and its efforts to continually develop local talent makes it so valuable”

@_SpikeIsland | www.spikeisland.org.uk

 

Bar

Winner:

Strawberry Thief

“High quality drink offering within an elegant setting. If The Strawberry Thief isn’t on your list of bars to visit, it really should be!”

@strawbthief | www.strawberrythiefbar.com

 

Business Services

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Winner:

Bottle Yard Studios

“The Bottle Yard Studios is a gem in a city that has creativity at its core. It puts Bristol on the map attracting business both nationally and internationally”

@TheBottleYard | www.thebottleyard.com

Café / Coffee Shop

Winner:

Cox & Baloney Tea Rooms

“A unique offering, friendly, local and bursting with bohemian charm. This café has it all!”

 

@CoxandBaloney | www.coxandbaloneytearooms.com

Charity

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Winner:

Bristol Rovers Community Trust

“It’s a highly diverse programme that has a positive impact right across the city. 2017 was a stand-out year outlining the importance of this activity in the community”

@BristolRoversCT | www.bristolroverscommunity.org.uk

Creative

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Winner:

Window Wanderland

“Window Wonderland has captured the heart of the community. Its creativity is unique, impactful and collaborative”

@windowwander | www.windowwanderland.com

Education

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Winner:

Weston College

“Incredible! Its inclusive educational facility is recognised nationally and is having great effect on higher education in the South West”

@westoncollege | www.weston.ac.uk

Event

Sponsor:

Winner:

The Downs Festival

“Exceptional event, brilliantly produced on a major scale. First time was a tough act to follow – and this was a storming success!”

@TheDownsBristol | www.thedownsbristol.com

Financial

Sponsor:

Winner:

Key Solutions

“This business has made its mark in 2017 a tough sector. Stellar growth in team, sales and profits. Thoughtful civic activity too”

@KS_Mortgages | www.ksmortgages.co.uk

Food/Drink Producer

Sponsor:

Winner:

Dunleavy Vineyards

“A fantastic year for a small business with a distinctive offering. It shows how one person’s passion and hard work can pay off”

@DYvineyards | www.dunleavyvineyards.co.uk

Gastropub

Sponsor:

Winner:

The Pony & Trap

“High quality and progressive food which has had impressive recognition nationally. We should all be proud of it”

@theponyandtrap | www.theponyandtrap.co.uk

Hair & Beauty

Winner:

Hair At 58

“Hair at 58 is more than a salon. It’s a thoughtful business, for its team and customers as well as civically”

@Hair_at58 | www.hairat58.co.uk

Health & Wellbeing

Sponsor:

Winner:

Great Weston Ride

“Superb reflection of a Bristol as a cycling city, it promotes fitness and gives an excellent platform to local charities”

@GreatWestonRide | www.greatwestonride.com

Homes & Interiors

Sponsor:

Winner:

Bristol Upholstery Collective

“An impressive year with success driven by such energy and passion. Bold statement pieces have helped it triple in size.”

@BristolChairs | www.bristolupholsterycollective.com

Legal

Sponsor:

Winner:

VWV

“VWV has really made its mark on the legal sector in Bristol. With impressive client growth it continues to push its support of Bristol communities”

@VWVLawFirm | www.vwv.co.uk/

 

Leisure & Tourism

Sponsor:

Winner:

Aerospace

“Terrific impact in a short time. An ambitious project that has proven to be a huge success with impressive footfall and overwhelmingly positive reviews”

@BristolAero | www.aerospacebristol.org

New Business

Sponsor:

Winner:

Mobius Works

“Big contracts, fast growth, great sales, already looking to relocate: these are smart, innovative operators. Ones to watch…”

@mobiusworksltd | www.mobiusworks.co.uk

Property

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Winner:

Acorn Property Group

“Highly impressive array of projects; superb civic engagement; strong growth; and great prospects”

@AcornPG | www.acornpropertygroup.org

Restaurant

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Winner:

The Old Market Assembly

“This is a stand-out offering with quality food at an affordable price and an excellent focus on sustainability”

@OMABristol | www.oldmarketassembly.co.uk

Retailer

Sponsor:

Winner:

Papersmiths

“This highly-focused and distinctive concept has grown strongly in Bristol and London. 2017 has been an impressive year for this entrepreneurial team”

@paper_smiths | www.papersmiths.co.uk

Technology & Innovation

Sponsor:

Winner:

Unit DX

“A pioneering business, making a big impression on the city’s growing scientific scene. The first-of-its-kind and a testament to Bristol’s progressive nature”

@Unit_DX | www.unitdx.com