And the Winners are...

2017 Winners

 

Platinum Award

Winner:

Bristol Energy

“What a local hero! Such a great project that Bristol is massively benefiting from. A success story in the city and therefore totally deserving of the Platinum Award.”

@BristolEnergy

www.bristol-energy.co.uk

 

 

 

 

Arts

Sponsor:

Winner:

Brave Bold Drama

“Brave Bold Drama connects with its audience and has a great outreach. Doing something positive with teenagers, a very impressive organisation.”

@BraveBoldDrama

www.brave-bold-drama.co.uk

 

Business Services

Sponsor:

Winner:

Kinneir Dufort

“A hidden gem! Bristolness at the heart of a clever business that is doing a lot of interesting work things. A great ethos and a great place to work.”

@KinneirDufort

www.kinneirdufort.com

Café / Coffee Shop

Winner:

The Eating Room

“Great environment, great food and great service. A small team of two that have put their heart and soul into this, they deserve to win!”

@TheEatingRoom

http://theeatingroom.squarespace.com/

Charity

Sponsor:

Winner:

Empire Fighting Chance

“Such a superb charity, reaching parts of society that need it. Empire Fighting Chance are really making an enduring impact on Bristol.”

@empirefightingc 

www.empirefightingchance.org

Cocktail / Bar

Winner:

The Old Bookshop

“A highly appealing hybrid of what a bar/café/restaurant should be. It’s done a very good job of evolving and expanding with live music and gin bar.”

@theoldbookshop

www.theoldbookshop.co.uk

 

Creative

Sponsor:

Winner:

Milliners’ Guild

“Milliners’ Guild is exceptionally creative and so unique. This niche business has had an impressive year and is gaining loads of visibility and recognition for it.”

@UKMillinerGuild

www.millinersguild.co.uk

Education

Sponsor:

Winner:

Flamingo Chicks

“Really small organisation that is having a massive impact, by being constantly impressive and unbeatable. It’s getting Bristol on the map in a different way.”

@flamingochicks 

www.flamingochicks.co.uk

Event

Winner:

Upfest

“This event has a terrific track record and only keeps getting richer and better. This isn’t just an event, it is so much more and has a lasting impact. You don’t get much more Bristol than Upfest.”

@Upfest

www.upfest.co.uk

Food/Drink Producer

Winner:

Pieminister

“Pieminister is constantly changing and coming up with new ideas, keeping it fresh and exciting. A fun, highly successful business that has also managed to tick off all the dietaries!”

@Pieminister 

www.pieminister.co.uk

Food/Drink Producer

Winner:

Severn Project

“The quality of the produce along with the social enterprise is unbelievably amazing. A fantastic business that is doing really good things.”

@severnproject

www.thesevernproject.org

Gastropub

Winner:

The Greenbank

“The Greenbank is such a crowd pleaser, with a great community focus and family-friendly environment. Recommended to anyone.”

@GreenbankEaston 

thegreenbankbristol.co.uk

Hair & Beauty

Winner:

Hobbs

“A longstanding business that is constantly keeping ahead of time, pushing in all sorts of directions: clever, creative, ambitious.”

@HobbsHair 

www.hobbs-style.co.uk

Health

Sponsor:

Winner:

Bristol Nordic Walking

“Such an innovative business that is great for people who hate the gym. 2016 has been an amazing year for Bristol Nordic Walking and proves what a brilliant organisation this is!”

@BristolNordicWa 

www.bristolnordicwalking.co.uk

Interiors

Winner:

Sustainable Kitchens

“Superb growth, strong contribution to Bristol, high quality and commendable approach to sustainability.”

@itwoodwork

http://sustainablekitchens.co.uk/

Legal

Sponsor:

Winner:

Forrest Brown

“It’s doing something different and supporting local and increasingly national businesses. A bespoke, clever company that is continuing to develop its offering and grow rapidly.”

@ForrestBrownTax

www.forrestbrown.co.uk

Financial

Winner:

VWV

“VWV have had great growth this year and have a good reputation for supporting small businesses. It’s becoming more public in the city.”

@VWVLawFirm

www.vwv.co.uk/

Leisure & Tourism

Winner:

Gloucestershire County Cricket Club

“It’s attracting international level sport to Bristol, spreading culture and having a huge impact economically through investments and facilities.”

@gloscricket

www.gloscricket.co.uk

New Business

Sponsor:

Winner:

Bristol Energy

“Doing something useful and vital for Bristol. Its engagement with the fuel poverty challenge is impressive. A real pioneer.”

@BristolEnergy 

www.bristol-energy.co.uk

Property

Sponsor:

Winner:

Wapping Wharf

“Wapping Wharf is creating new life in a different area. It’s the start of many more phases and will continue to grow. We love it!”

@WappingWharfBS1 

www.wappingwharf.co.uk

Restaurant

Winner:

Casamia

“Its list of awards and achievements speak for themselves. A super, super special restaurant providing exceptional quality food.”

@casamia_ 

www.casamiarestaurant.co.uk

Retailer

Winner:

Nicholas Wylde

“Nicholas Wylde has had a stand-out year in 2016. It’s successful, creative and produces gorgeous high end pieces. Definitely deserve this Award!”

@NicholasWylde 

nicholaswylde.com

Technology & Innovation

Sponsor:

Winner:

YellowDog

“YellowDog really are doing something that no one else is doing. An impressive business at the intersection of tech and creative, with excellent funding to support their growth."

@yellowdogltd 

www.yellowdog.co