The Business Achievement Awards celebrated its fourth successive year with a night of celebrations at Edgbaston Cricket Ground.
The event was designed by small businesses for small businesses, to honour companies that have excelled in their field and to recognise their achievements over the past year.
Guests included the Lord Mayor of Birmingham Chauhdry Abdul Rashid, and his wife Shafiat Rashid, Kristina Grimes and Jennifer Celerier from television show The Apprentice, and Katie Moore, managing director of Business Start Up.
The awards handed out were:
Best New Business (Sponsored by Business Link): Harlequin Magazine (Pam Wassell)
Best Networker (Sponsored by 4Networking): Paul Griffiths (The Spider Group)
Best Business Idea (Sponsored by Business Start-Up Community): Commercial Security International (James Ramm)
Best Online Business (Sponsored by Business-Scene): Pearl (Andrew Milvenna)
Young Entrepreneur of the Year (The Telegraph Business Club): Matt Roberts (Bean2Bed)