Published: May 31, 2022 | Updated: June 3, 2022

Biz Gallery: 14 more pictures as Bournemouth Business Awards are declared a great success

Erica Leung, Sam Burnand and Ella Gould of Lacey’s Solicitors at the Bournemouth Business Awards. Picture: Paul Collins/PC Visuals.
By Andrew Diprose, editor

By common consent, it was a big success.

Sixteen awards presented to a range of businesses, organisations and individuals at the inaugural Bournemouth Business Awards.

A host of sectors achieving success with Lewis-Manning Hospice Care declared the overall winner.

As reported on Dorset Biz News, the 16 award-winners were:

  1. New Business of The Year, sponsored by Laceys Solicitors: Pitman Training
  2. Artisans and Local Produce, sponsored by Bournemouth Chamber: Goode Choice Catering
  3. Independent Business of The Year, sponsored by Streetwise HR: Passenger Technology Group
  4. Retail Business of The Year, sponsored by the Marsham Court Hotel: Renoufs Pantry
  5. Green/Eco Business, sponsored by BKB Chartered Certified Accountants: Lewis-Manning Hospice Care
  6. Rising Star/Young Entrepreneur, sponsored by Bournemouth University Business School: Nicole Bateman
  7. Family Business of The Year, sponsored by Saffery Champness: Comm Group
  8. Leading Customer Service, sponsored by Dutton Gregory Solicitors: Wessex Fire & Security
  9. Café, Pub and Entertainment, sponsored by NFU Mutual: Key West Bar & Grill
  10. Best Place to Work, sponsored by Yellow Buses: OnBuy
  11. Professional Service Provider, sponsored by Action Coach: Dutton Gregory Solicitors
  12. Health, Beauty and Fitness Business, sponsored by Dorset Biz News: Smile Stories
  13. Best Use of Innovation, sponsored by Bournemouth University: i-Fulfillment
  14. Outstanding Community Support, sponsored by AFC Bournemouth Hospitality: BCHA Learn
  15. The Dorset Mind Special Award: Pitman Training
  16. Overall winner 2022: Lewis-Manning Hospice Care

The awards were organised by MW Events with the awards ceremony, at AFC Bournemouth’s Vitality Stadium, hosted by Nigel Reeve.

Jacqui Rock, President of Bournemouth Chamber of Trade & Commerce, presented the winners with their framed certificates.

Dorset Biz News was the official Media Partner for the Bournemouth Business Awards and Hot Radio official Radio Partner.


Biz Gallery – all pictures by Paul Collins/PC Visuals.

Nigel Reeve.

Kevin Scott.

Mayor of Bournemouth (at the time of the awards) Cllr David Kelsey.

Jacqui Rock.

Russell Miles, Abbey Horsman, Caroline Randall and Nicky Kays of Wessex Fire & Security.

Kim Walker, Katie Champion and James Dixon-Box.

Rosie Radwell, Jane Swift and John Heather.

Fiona Harwood and Kevin Scott.

Katie Hewitt, Kevin Scott and Florence Tyler.

Sophie Harris, Nadia Silva, Greg O’Mallo, Paige Hutchings and Val Jeffries of BCHA.

Sarah Croft and Michelle Cross from OnBuy with Claire Bunton and Daniel Szasz of Dutton Gregory.

Cllr David Kelsey and Nigel Reeve.