Tickets still on sale for Chad Business Awards

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TICKETS for the Chad Business Awards finals evening can still be bought.

The awards ceremony takes place on 24th November at the John Fretwell Centre in Sookholme and will recognise the best achievers in business across the Chad circulation area.

The evening starts with a champagne reception followed by a four-course meal and the eagerly-anticipated awards ceremony.

A table costs £500 plus VAT. Individual tickets are £50 plus VAT. Book your tickets by emailing

Nominees have been shortlisted - and interviewed by our panel of independent judges.

Businesses and individuals have been put forward in various categories by Chad readers over the past few weeks in the competition run in association with Specsavers, Sutton.

Those short-listed for the competition on Thursday 24th November at the John Fretwell Centre in Sookholme are:

Business Idea of the Year - Trampoline Central, Gzero, Laminate Master.

Entrepreneur of the Year - Katrina Atherton, Ben Snowdon, Gzero.

Young Business Person of the Year (Sponsored by West Notts College) - Katrina Atherton, Dave Hartshone.

New Business of the Year (Sponsored by Rippon Homes) - Laminate Master, AFH1, Drive Marketing, Phoenix Physiotherapy and Laser Clinic.

Business Personality of the Year (Sponsored by Rainworth Fencing) - Asha Khemka (WNC), Helen Todd (Beauty Station), Paul Jones & Andrea Reeve Forever Green.

Team of the Year (Sponsored by Mansfield Building Society) - DIPSU, Laminate Master, Mansfield Museum, The Kurburgring, Forever Green, Corner House.

Community Contribution of the Year (Sponsored by the Chand Indian Cuisine) - Mansfield Learning Partnership, Parker PR, Places for People, West Notts College.

The Environment Award (Sponsored by Veolia) - A & V Squires, Toray Textiles, Newstead Eco Park.

Customer Service Award (Sponsored by Thackeray Dental Care) - A Star Media, Dijitul Media, DIPSU, Mansfield Building Society, Mansfield Garage Doors, Midland Insurance, Trampoline Central, The Mint, Lucy’s Cafe.

Most Innovative Property/Building Development (Sponsored by Westville) - Discovery Centre Clumber Park, Museum Thoresby Hall.

The Manufacturing Award (Sponsored by RBS/Natwest) - Mansfield Sand, Abacus.

Retailer of the Year (Sponsored by Bookers Wholesalers) - Atmospheric Interiors, Crystal Knitwear, Expecting Baby, Laminate Master.

Lifetime Achievement (Sponsored by ACE ABC Taxis) - to be awarded on the night.

2011 Business of the Year (Sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce) to be awarded on the night.