Best Customer Service Award

Sponsored by Handelsbanken

Winner: Thomson Properties

Highly Commended: Tester & Jones Funeral Services

Finalist: Blakes Meats

Finalist: Cleankill

Finalist: Clearline Recruitment

Community Hero Award

Sponsored by Ridgeview Wine Estate

Winner: Pelican Parcels

Highly Commended: Carousel

Finalist: Search Seven

Finalist: SoPro

Finalist: We Are Tilt

Business Growth Award

Sponsored by Brewin Dolphin

Winner: Educate U West Sussex

Finalist: Cloud, Voice & Data

Finalist: Enable and Thrive

Finalist: Graphite Digital

Finalist: Holmes Hill Shepherds Huts

Business Innovation of the Year

Sponsored by Sussex Innovation Centre

Winner: RaceNation

Finalist: Roadways

Finalist: Snap Finger Click


Finalist: Wellbeing with Cari


Start-up of the Year

Sponsored by BIPC Brighton and Hove

Winner: Holmes Hill Shepherds Huts

Finalist: Percept Imagery

Finalist: Prsnt

Finalist: Rockwater

Finalist: Start Communications


Professional Services Award

Sponsored by Mattioli Woods PLC

Winner: Let’s Do Business Group

Finalist: always possible

Finalist: Anything is Possible

Finalist: Britton and Time Solicitors

Finalist: DMH Stallard LLP


Business Pivot Award

Sponsored by World of Books

Winner: Holiday Inn Gatwick Worth

Finalist: Blakes Meats

Finalist: Oliver’s Brighton

Finalist: PVL UK

Finalist: Sussex Eggspress


Creative Industries Award

Sponsored by University of Sussex Business School

Winner: Graphite Digital

Highly Commended: Buff Motion

Finalist: Anything is Possible

Finalist: Rose Media Group

Finalist: Tiger Marketing

Employer of the Year

Sponsored by Loch Associates Group

Winner: Green Mop

Finalist: Haybury

Finalist: Roadways

Finalist: Rocketmill

Finalist: Sopro


International Business of the Year

Sponsored by HSBC UK

Winner: The English Soap Company

Finalist: BeautyPro

Finalist: Engage Health Group

Finalist: Paxton Access

Finalist: PVL UK


Micro Business of the Year

Sponsored by Harrods Corporate Service

Winner: 8foldGovernance

Highly Commended: OMGTea Ltd

Finalist: 67 Degrees

Finalist: The Estate Agent Content Club

Finalist: Ziggy’s of Forest Row


SME Business of the Year

Sponsored by Kreston Reeves

Winner: Design Specific

Finalist: Advice Cloud

Finalist: Cloud Voice and Data

Finalist: Pier Pressure

Finalist: Search Seven

Large Business of the Year

Sponsored by Verlingue UK

Winner: Nordell

Highly Commended: Bird & Blend Tea Co.

Finalist: Anything is Possible

Finalist: Bailey & French

Finalist: KSD Support Services

Businessperson of the Year

Sponsored by FRP Advisory

Winner: Rob Harlow, Sopro

Highly Commended: Krisi Smith, Bird & Blend Tea Co.

Finalist: Carlene Jackson, Cloud9 Insight

Finalist: Dean Orgill, Mayo Wynne Baxter

Finalist: Abi Selby,

Company of the Year

Sponsored by Lloyds Bank

Winner: Roadways

Finalist: Anything is Possible

Finalist: Nordell

Finalist: PVL UK

Finalist: RaceNation

Jeremy’s Restaurant

Food & Drink Destination of the Year 2018

"Our team work tirelessly pursuing creative excellence in providing a high level of service and a quality product. We are thrilled to be recognised as an oasis for hospitality in this challenging and competitive environment…”