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BPBA 2016 FULL shortlist revealed

See who has made the short list for this year's business awards

An impressive list of 41 companies have been shortlisted for all awards at BPBA 2016.

Judges have now decided which companies have made it to the final for the remaining 13th category – Creative Communications & Digital Business of the Year.

The Birmingham Post Business Awards awards celebrate the cream of the crop of businesses in the city.

Previous winners have been honoured for their stunning entrepreneurial triumphs which have helped our city to thrive.

This year’s shortlist features remarkable businesses leaving judges with tough decisions ahead.

The overall winners will be announced at the BPBA 2016 gala ceremony at ICC Birmingham on Thursday, October 26.

Birmingham Post Editor-in-Chief Marc Reeves said: “This is a fantastic achievement for some of Birmingham’s most inspiring and hard working businesses and organisations.

“I wish them good luck for the night and look forward to congratulating the overall winners for each category.”

Here is the full shortlist

Company of the Year

Sponsored by Jaguar Land Rover

Access Bookings

The Belfry

HydraForce

Inspired Thinking Group

Small Business of the Year

Sponsored by Jerroms

Curium Solutions

Fracino

RP Technologies Ltd

New Business of the Year

Sponsored by Inspirational Magazine

Colmore Tang Construction

Eastside Co

Spring Housing Association

Business Entrepreneur of the Year

Sponsored by Browne Jacobson

Inspired Thinking Group Ltd

The Strings Club Ltd

UK Power Reserve

Services Award

Sponsored by Birmingham City University

Smith Cooper

Squire, Patton, Boggs

Weightmans LLP

Sales and Marketing Award

Sponsored by Janine Edwards

Connect Group

The Belfry

The Edgbaston Boutique Hotel

Greater Birmingham Chamber of Commerce

Excellence in Manufacturing Award

Sponsored by Mattioli Woods plc

Fracino

Hydraforce

RP Technologies

Excellence in Science and Technology Award

Sponsored by Liberty House Group

Connect Group

Cooksongold

UPG PLC

Retail Business of the Year

Sponsored by Champions (UK) plc

Harvey Nichols

Hitari Trade

Selfridges

Creative Communications & Digital Business of the Year

Sponsored by Bodypower

Connect Group

Story Comms

Top Banana

Export Award

Sponsored by Birmingham Airport

Crofts and Assinder

Hydraforce

Shades CP Limited

Contribution to the Community Award

Sponsored by Turkish Airlines

Ladies fighting Breast Cancer

MediZen Ltd

Opus Restaurants Ltd

Not-For-Profit Organisation Award

Sponsored by IKEA

Birmingham’s Childrens Hospital

John Taylor Hospice

Spring Housing Association

Birmingham Post Business Awards 2015 highlights

All about BPBA 2016

BPBA has grown in popularity to become one of the most important events in the region’s professional calendar with 650 in attendance last year and a record number of entries from more than 100 businesses.

TV personality Dominic Holland and ITV weather presenter Emma Jesson will host this year’s ceremony.

Tickets cost £100 +VAT per ticket or £1,000+VAT for a table of 10 and include a Champagne reception and three-course sit down meal.

• For further details and to buy tickets contact Ashleigh Kerr at Champions at akerr@championsukplc.com or call her on 08453 31 30 31

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