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Finalists for Cambridge Independent SME Cambridgeshire Business Awards 2022 revealed





The finalists for the Cambridge Independent SME Cambridgeshire Business Awards 2022 have been revealed.

Following a high number of entries and an extensive judging process from a team of experienced business leaders across multiple sectors, shortlisted candidates for the awards have been confirmed across 19 categories.

In the 2021 awards, the Business of the Year less than 50 Employees Gold Award went to Conscious Communications. Picture: Keith Heppell
In the 2021 awards, the Business of the Year less than 50 Employees Gold Award went to Conscious Communications. Picture: Keith Heppell

Winners will be revealed at a gala dinner event on Thursday, October 13, at the five-star Cambridge Country Club in Bourn.

The awards, now in their fifth year, seek to acknowledge and celebrate the vital contribution small and medium-sized enterprises make to the economy and our communities.

There is another for Business of the Year with fewer than 50 employees, and another for those with more than 50, but fewer than 250 employees.

At the 2021 awards, Young Business Person of the Year Gold Award went to Jade Holly Smith, of The Saddle Bank, seen here with Kath Goodwin of the Cambridge Independent. Picture: Keith Heppell
At the 2021 awards, Young Business Person of the Year Gold Award went to Jade Holly Smith, of The Saddle Bank, seen here with Kath Goodwin of the Cambridge Independent. Picture: Keith Heppell

Individuals are also celebrated, with categories for Business Person of the Year, Business Woman of the Year, Lockdown Leader and Young Business Person of the Year.

Our headline sponsor, Barr Ellison, supports the Property Industry Business of the Year category, along with a Service Excellence award.

Our stellar list of sponsors also includes Mattioli Woods, Milton Hall, Barons BMW Cambridge, The Cambridge Building Society, Growth Works and ILUX.

Editor Paul Brackley said: “Congratulations to those on the shortlist for reaching the final of these awards.

The Cambridge Country Club in Bourn will host the awards
The Cambridge Country Club in Bourn will host the awards

“The nominations demonstrated just how much ingenuity and innovation there is across our SMEs and we look forward to celebrating their successes and hard work.

“I would like to thank our sponsors for their support to make this possible and wish all our finalists the best of luck.”

For information on tickets to the final, visit cambridgeshireawards.co.uk.

THE FINALISTS

The sponsors of the 2022 Cambridge Independent SME Cambridgeshire Business Awards
The sponsors of the 2022 Cambridge Independent SME Cambridgeshire Business Awards

Best Customer Service*

  • The Tipsy Vegan
  • angli-EAR Hearing and Tinnitus Solutions
  • All Aboard Boating
  • Robert Graham 1874
  • Fitness Rush
  • Game Swap Shop UK

Best Enterprising Business*

  • SWW Marketing
  • Oomph Ventures Ltd
  • Market House
  • Intelligent Membranes
  • Guardtech Group
  • Grant Instruments
  • Elite Ground Support Services
  • Elite Swimming Academy

Best New Business* sponsored by Milton Hall

  • Beyond A Princess
  • Market House
  • The Fellows House
  • All Aboard Boating
  • Elite Timber Supplies
  • WalkBek Consulting
  • Football Fun Factory
  • Oomph Ventures Ltd

Business Chameleon*

  • Motive Exhibitions
  • Talks Media Group
  • Earith Barbers
  • Elite Swimming Academy

Business Innovation* sponsored by Growth Works

  • Oxwash
  • The Saucy Printing Co
  • The Fellows House
  • MultiMatts
  • Fitness Rush Mobile

Business of the Year less than 50 Employees* sponsored by Barons Cambridge BMW

  • Elite Ground Support Services
  • Studio 88
  • Skat
  • Intelligent Membranes
  • Guardtech Group
  • Sookio
  • Talks Media Group
  • SWW Marketing

Business of the Year more than 50 Employees*

  • The Fellows House
  • Oxwash
  • COEL
  • Domainex

Business Person of the Year* sponsored by ILUX

  • Adam White – Intelligent membranes / White Haus Bespoke Timber Frame
  • Harry Ball – Elite Timber Supplies
  • Paula Bekinschtein – WalkBek Consulting Limited
  • Sue Keogh – Sookio
  • Liam Rushmer – Fitness Rush
  • Mathew Maltby – Cambridge Property Investments
  • Edward Williams – Elite Swimming Academy

Business Woman of the Year*

  • Steph Ryan – Studio 88
  • Amie Holder-Soares – Get Lippy Facial Aesthetics
  • Desi Gray – Skat
  • Paula Bekinschtein – WalkBek Consulting
  • Shona Hamilton-Higgins –
  • Lilac HR
  • Jade Boswell – Bitesize Bakehouse

Community Business of the Year*

  • Overstream Clean and Garden
  • Game Swap Shop UK

Employer of the Year* sponsored by Mattioli Woods

  • Energise
  • Grant Instruments
  • Lilac HR

Family Business of the Year*

  • All Aboard Boating
  • Cambridge Property Investments

High Growth Business of the Year* sponsored by Growth Works

  • Elite Timber Supplies
  • Domainex Limited
  • Lilac HR

Lockdown Leader*

  • Kris Heard – Elite Ground Support Services
  • Lizzie Bradbury – COEL
  • Liam Rushmer – Fitness Rush

Property Industry Business of the Year sponsored by Barr Ellison

  • This Land
  • COEL
  • Layrd Design

Service Excellence* sponsored by Barr Ellison

  • angli-EAR Hearing
  • ILUX
  • Studio 88
  • Skat
  • Domainex
  • New Marque Motorhomes
  • Football Fun Factory
  • Sookio

Sustainability Award*

  • Meteor Inkjet
  • Oxwash
  • Energise
  • Stem & Glory
  • WindsorPatania Architects
  • NaturePac
  • ABAX UK

Website of the Year*

  • angli-EAR Hearing
  • Game Swap Shop UK
  • Maltby Marketing

Young Business Person of the Year* sponsored by ILUX

  • Edward Marshall – Motive Exhibitions
  • Ollie Sole – MultiMatts
  • Kiefer Driscoll – Football Fun Factory
  • William Mayes – Layrd Design
  • Modestas Mankus – Talks Media Group
  • Blake Maltby – Maltby Marketing / Earith Barbers / Cambridge Property Investments

*winner will go on to national final Business Awards final



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