Harrogate District Chamber of Commerce News

Harrogate Advertiser Business Awards 2018

24 Apr 2018 by Sandra Doherty

The winners were revealed on Thursday night during a ceremony at Harrogate's Royal Hall.

Our Chamber Members did very well winning 5 out of the 12 Awards and 7 gained a Highly Commended or Shortlisted.

Special congratulations go to Martin Gerrard who was voted Business Personality of the Year and Hazel Barry of H2K who won the Best Small Business award which is sponsored by the Chamber.


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Lifetime Achievement Barry Dodd CBE


Business Personality of the Year Martin Gerrard


Best Small Business H2K

Highly commended: Mumbler

Shortlist: Quarterdeck, Wharfe Valley Farms, Wild & Co Chartered Accountants


Best Medium-sized Company The Spirit of Harrogate

Shortlist: Synergy Automotive Chameleon, Snooty Frox, The Wish Group, Alexanders Prestige


Best Large Company Yorkshire Agricultural Society

Highly Commended: The Harrogate Bus Company

Shortlist: Continued Care


Employer of the Year Extreme Creations

Highly Commended: Blue Logic

Shortlist: Minskip Farm Shop


Best Rural Business Minskip Farm Shop

Shortlist: CWC Malings, Wharfe Valley Farm


Customer Service Snooty Frox

Highly commended: Bramham Pooch Patrol

Shortlist: Minskip Farm Shop


Tourist Award The Spirit of Harrogate

Highly Commended: Gilbert and Sullivan Festival

Shortlist: Yorkshire Heart vineyard


Best Family-run business Ogdens

Highly Commended: Continued Care

Shortlist: CWC Malings, Picture News, Jespers of Harrogate


Best Company Website Disability Action Yorkshire

Shortlist: RiseMobility, Harrogate Convention Centre, Malawi, Synergy, 10 Devonshire Place


Technology Chameleon Technology

Shortlist: My Possible Self, Signa Technologies, Harrogate Bus Company