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Added on: 30th June, 2017 by Derek Hope - Kent Photonews
Bexley businesses have celebrated a wealth of impressive local business successes at a glittering black-tie gala dinner and awards ceremony.
ITRM the Sidcup based IT company who were awarded the prestigious title of Bexley Business Excellence: ‘Business of the Year Training and Development Award in 2016’ have built on that success by being awarded the Business Commitment to the Community Award 2017 at the annual Bexley Business Excellence Awards Ceremony which took place on June 21st at the Bexleyheath Marriott Hotel. They also received the accolade of being highly commended in the Best Tech Company section and were short listed for the Customer Service award.
Dave White, managing director of ITRM said “Our Commitment to the Community isn’t something we do for reward or PR. We do it to demonstrate our values to our staff and support the people in the borough. It is a fantastic thing and I urge all businesses to do it.”
This year’s winner of the Business of the Year 2017 is Handy AV who had enjoyed success earlier in the evening, winning the Best Technology Company category, before being announced as the winner of the top award. A delighted and stunned Aubrey Wright, Managing Director of Handy AV said: “Thank you for the honour of this award. This is our year. We only recently moved to Bexley after many years spent searching for the right business premises. But once we found them in Bexley it all came together – the opportunity arose and accelerated our growth.”
Cllr Teresa O’Neill OBE, Leader of the London Borough of Bexley, said: “I was really impressed with all of the finalists. They have shown huge ambition and innovation, and prove that Bexley is a great place to do business.”
Pictures show:- Handy AV celebrate their success.
Joanna Bould of Jennings & Barrett sponsors of the “Business Commitment to the Community Award’ with John Redfern Head of Sales & Service Delivery at ITRM and Dave White the managing director.
John Redfern, Head of Sales & Service Delivery at ITRM, Sue Thorpe (Business Operations Manager), Sophie Dean (Marketing and Communications Executive), Dave White the managing director of ITRM.