Chamber of Commerce

Deadline for entries to Sedgemoor business awards has been extended

BUSINESSES now have until September 24 to enter the ninth Sedgemoor Business Excellence Awards after the deadline was extended.

The event is organised by Bridgwater Chamber of Commerce and the winners will be celebrated at The Canalside on November 9.

Roger Evans, general manager of the chamber, said: “The event is a celebration of our fantastic local business community and is the jewel in the chamber’s crown with 15 separate award categories across all sectors, including hospitality and tourism for the first time this year.

“As the local economy continues its recovery from the unprecedented impact of the Covid-19 pandemic the chamber continues to support local business.”

Applications can be made online by visiting


Main Event Sponsors: Pardoes Solicitors LLP, Sedgemoor District Council.

Event sponsors: Holiday Inn Express, Sansum Solutions, Stokes Partners LLP, Maxwells Chartered Accountants.

VIP reception sponsor: ABL South West Ltd.

Award sponsors: Best Employer of the Year, Walpole Dunn; Covid-19 Resilience Award, Sedgemoor District Council; Community Engagement, Bridgwater Town Team;

Hospitality and Tourism Business of the Year, SDS Ltd; Customer Service Excellence, QSS IT Solutions; Innovative Business of the Year, PC Comms; Family Business of

the Year, Milsted Landon Chartered Accountants; Construction in Sedgemoor Award, Astron Fire & Security; Apprentice/Workplace Trainee of the Year, Bridgwater and

Taunton College; Bridgwater Independent Retailer/Trader of the Year, Bridgwater Town Council; Business of the Year(6+ employees), Clarke Willmott Solicitors;

New Business of the Year, Design Hive; Small Business of the Year (1-5 employees), Holiday Inn Express; Sedgemoor Independent Retailer/Trader of the Year, Ballantine

Wealth Management; Digital Services Business of the Year, Double Brace.

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