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Second entry prize winner announced for TVBA 2018

James Gibbons of Link Creator Limited – winner of last week’s entry prize
James Gibbons of Link Creator Limited – winner of last week’s entry prize

Collecting his prize at Basepoint Andover this week, James Gibbons of Link Creator Limited – winner of last week’s entry prize – took a moment to select the Awards’ second entry prize winner.

Picking a name entirely at random, James chose Adam Phillips of It’s The Money Guy as the winner of an afternoon tea for two, courtesy of Rosebourne.

With this year’s Test Valley Business Awards in full swing, now is your time to enter any of the Awards’ 6 categories.

By entering now, Test Valley businesses have the chance to win an assortment of prizes, given to entrants chosen at random throughout the entry period, ending on 11th May.

The Test Valley Business Awards 2018 awards categories and Gold Sponsors are:

  • Innovation & Technology Award – The University of Southampton Science Park
  • New Business of the Year Award – Test Valley Borough Council
  • Doing Business Locally Award – Taylored IT
  • Small Business of the Year Award – Wilkins Kennedy
  • Employer of the Year Award – Simplyhealth
  • Businesswoman of the Year Award

James Gibbons of Link Creator Limited said of winning the first Test Valley Business Awards entry prize of the year “Winning the first spot prize came as a complete surprise; I am delighted to have won and look forward to seeing how far we can go.”

Link Creator generates sales opportunities for businesses using a blend of Marketing Automation and Traditional Telephone Marketing. Engaging with their clients to understand complex propositions and deliver quality face to face meetings, Link Creator nurtures relationships that win business with the target audience. Since their inception in September 2017, they have opened up relationships for clients that have won major deals with Flybe, Seasalt and many others to name a few.

To enter, and be in with a chance of winning subsequent entry prizes, businesses are asked to visit: by 11th May, and fill in the simple online form with 200 – 250 words about your business against the relevant category judging criteria, which can also be found on the Awards’ website.

The Awards is free to enter; taking just minutes to fill in the online form which, if successfully chosen as a winner, could lead to a full 12 months of business promotion across the Test Valley.

Businesses are encouraged to enter as many categories as possible before the entry & nomination period ends at midnight on 11th May.

Now in its 14th year, the Test Valley Business Awards – run by a steering group of volunteers – has become a well-established platform to promote businesses excellence and especially to shine a light on the many new and small innovative businesses operating out of sight. It is a great way to enable smaller enterprises to gain the recognition and exposure to grow.

For more information about the Awards, and to enter your business or nominate a partner or supplier, please visit: