The 2013 Swale Business Awards took place on Friday 11th October at the Barnyard in Upchurch.
Despite the terrible weather, the Gala Evening was a huge success, with almost 180 people descending upon the BarnYard to celebrate and enjoy a delicious meal, drinks, music and networking.
The evening was a fantastic opportunity to showcase the success and talents of Swale’s thriving business community, and all the finalists should be proud of their achievements.
The winners were:
Small Business of the Year Award - AbBaltis Ltd
Employer of the Year Award – Blossoms Care Services Ltd
Customer Service & Commitment Award – A2 Tyre Supplies Ltd
2013 Business of the Year Runner-Up – Bird and Pest Solutions Ltd
2013 Business of the Year - Medichem International (Manufacturing) Ltd
The prestigious Swale Business of the Year award went to Medichem International (Manufacturing) Ltd – a hair and beauty product manufacturers based in Queenborough. The company has been operating for over 20 years, and now employs over 60 local and long-standing members of staff.
The Mayoress of Swale was in attendance at the awards ceremony, and presented the finalists with their certificates.
Furthermore, a record £2,900 was raised for The Wisdom Hospice and the Mayor’s Charity Fund: Help for Heroes and Royal British Legion, which included Medichem International donating their £1000 winners cheque to the cause.
Congratulations to all of the finalists and the winners on the night!