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Award gala to crown business winners

Finalist will tonight find out if they’re winners at this years Test Valley Business Awards.

The 15th annual Test Valley business awards, which is to be held at the new look Army Flying Museum in Middle Wallop, will see business from across the Test Valley come to network, enjoy Michelin award-winning food and to celebrate the achievements of the Test Valley thriving business community.

With over 200 entries whittled down to 18 finalists by judges, Andover has a strong presence at the awards which shows how many great businesses we have in our town.

Guest speaking at the event is Chris Brown of Tooth n Claw.

One of the leading Animal Wranglers and Consultants for the film and TV industries worldwide, Chris has worked on nearly 1000 productions; appearing on set with the likes of Ridley Scott, Tom Cruise and Benedict Cumberbatch.

Chris Brown commented of the Test Valley Business Awards:

“I’m delighted to be joining the Test Valley Business Awards as Guest Speaker for what is sure to be an amazing night celebrating and recognising the incredible achievements of some of the Test Valley’s most forward-thinking and enterprising businesses. My best wishes to everyone shortlisted! I look forward to discovering the winners on the night.”

The Test Valley Business Awards 2019 finalists are:

Businesswoman of the Year Award – sponsored by Aster Group UK

  • Caroline Stevens of Danebury Vineyards
  • Lisa Armstrong of Active Staff Ltd.
  • Emily Wilkinson of Social You

Small Business of the Year Award – sponsored by Parker Bullen LLP

  • Martial Art World
  • Signly Ltd.
  • CircuitWorx

Employer of the Year Award – sponsored by Simplyhealth

  • Pure Human Resources
  • Aster Group UK
  • Active Staff Ltd.

Innovation & Technology Award – sponsored by The University of Southampton Science Park

  • Tonic Analytics Limited
  • Critical Software
  • Inflowmatix Ltd.

New Business of the Year – sponsored by Test Valley Borough Council

  • Multax Ltd
  • Ava May Aromas
  • The Lifestyle Card

Marketing Excellence Award – sponsored by Webkick Ltd.

  • Coyote Fitness UK
  • Hampshire Fare C.I.C
  • Petpals UK Ltd.