Tickets on sale for our business awards

THIS year’s Chad Business Awards reaches its climax at the presentation evening next month.

The final of the the competition, run in association with Specsavers, Sutton, is on 24th November at the John Fretwell Centre, Sookholme.

Tickets for the evening at are still on sale. The evening starts with a champagne reception followed by a four course meal. A table costs £500 plus VAT. Individual tickets are £50 plus VAT. Book your tickets by emailing

Our awards sections, sponsors and nominees are:

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

Entrepreneur of the Year (Sponsored by Portland Training College) - Katrina Atherton, Ben Snowdon.

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.

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

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.