Kent Excellence in Business Awards- Finalists Are Announced

37 businesses and entrepreneurs have reached the finals of this year’s 2011 Kent Excellence in Business Awards (KEiBA).

Tickets for the ceremony can be ordered from the KEiBA website.

KEiBA is staged and produced by Kent County Council and the KM Group and aims to recognise excellence in business across Kent and Medway.

There are 12 categories this year to recognise companies of all sizes as well as individual awards.

The finalists from each category are – in alphabetical order (company name or surname)

Apprenticeship of the Year

Zoe Chatfield – Recruitment Genius

Paul Pettitt – Redec Ltd

Ellora Scriven – My Fur Lady Dog and Cat Grooming Parlour

Best Business from the Creative Industries

Animate and Create

The World Famous Fireworkers Ltd

We Love

Best Leisure and Tourism Business

Broadhembury Holiday Park

Chatham Historic Dockyard Trust

The Better Body Shop

Best Science and / or Technology Business

Aquaread Ltd

Bedfont Scientific Ltd

Recruitment Genius

Business Commitment to the Environment


Ecosan Services Ltd

M J Allen (Holdings) Ltd

Customer Service and Commitment

Avenue Income Team

English Wines Group plc

The British Assessment Bureau

Employer of the Year

Carousel Logistics

Holiday Extras

S Lucas Ltd

Entrepreneur of the Year

Lynn James – Quay Assessment Training Ltd –

Kenny Thew – Ideal Waste Paper Company Ltd –

Sonja Wood – Ecosan Services Ltd

Large Business of the Year

Carousel Logistics Ltd

Countrystyle Group


SME Business of the Year

Bedfont Scientific Ltd

Component Force Ltd

ID&C Ltd

We Love

Start Up Business of the Year

Aquaread Ltd

Blue Skies School

Recruitment Genius

Young Entrepreneur of the Year

Owen Hunnam – Vine Publishing Ltd

Luke Quilter – Sleeping Giant Media

Dan Richards – Animate & Create

Thanks to Kent County Council for the content for this story.

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