Our 2020 Business Awards will be held on Saturday the 3rd October from 7pm at Hilton Bournemouth, Terrace Road BH2 5EL.


Tickets cost £60pp and includes a fizz reception, 3 course meal, 1/2 bottle of wine each, Entertainment and Disco and late bar until 2am.

Standard Menu

Scorched Smoked Mackerel Celeriac & Parsley Salad, Bramley Apple Purée, Sunflower Seeds (GF)

Roasted Lamb Rump Sweet Potato Parmentier, Buttered Spinach, Broccoli, Pomegranate & Mint

Lemon Crème Brûlée Orange & Thyme Shortbread

Vegetarian/Vegan Meal Option

Grilled Halloumi
Basil Hummus, Tomato & Extra Virgin Olive Oil Dressing (V, GF)

Baked Potato & Courgette GratinSlow Roast Cherry Tomatoes, Fine Beans,Olive Tapenade (VGN)

Flourless Dark Chocolate & Almond Torte, Chocolate Soil & Nut Brittle (GF, V)

Our Main Sponsor

Established in 2002, Keystone Law was created by a group of pioneering lawyers who realised that the legal market was ready for something new. A firm that uses technology and modern working practices to drive productivity and deliver results – they are structured differently, they operate differently and they think differently. Creativity, passion and innovation form the very foundations of their DNA. Keystone provides legal advice but they do so in a way that is more efficient. With a highly bespoke and dynamic service, they also deliver better value.

Our Charity of the Year

Every year we raise funds for a chosen charity and this year it is Lincoln Pandas. Liz who volunteers for Lincoln Pandas won our 'Charity of the Year' award in 2018. The PANDAS Foundation is there to help support and advise any parent who is experiencing a perinatal mental illness. They are also there to inform and guide family members, carers, friends and employers as to how they can support someone who is suffering.

Our Judges

Amanda Jenner - The Potty Training Expert

Amanda Jenner is recognised as the UK’s Toilet Training Expert, a role that often takes her around the country offering advice & support to parents and carers. She is a regular guest speaker at Baby & Nursery shows, has had several national & international TV and radio appearances and often assists celebrities with potty training their children. She is a regular writer in parenting columns, offering her tips and advice.

Rachel Fay - Little Learners UK

Rachel Fay is the founder & franchisor of Little Learners UK and Little Messy Learners Australia. Just over 4 years ago, after her little boy was born, she created a fun & unique mark making programme that teaches little ones early writing skills through Messy Play. After successfully trialing the classes across the North East, she left her teaching career to franchise the business and now has over 30 franchisees across every region of the UK and two in Australia! Rachel & Little Learners have won multiple awards including our own Business Growth of the Year award a few years back. Rachel recently made it on to the 2019 millennials in franchising power list and this year Little Learners was ranked 37 in the UK’s Top 100 Franchises.

Matt Jones - Oxbridge Home Learning

A multi-award-winning serial entrepreneur. Matt has several successful start-ups under his belt, including two multi-million GBP industry-leading learning providers, international property and SAAS. MD at Oxbridge (oxbridgehomelearning.uk) and shareholder in several disruptive tech start-ups. Also a charity ambassador, mentor and winner of the Institute of Directors, Director of the Year (West Midlands) and Highly Commended in the national finals. Matt works alongside his partner, Stacey, and champions great family values and flexibility in business. Matt is on a mission to ensure graduates of all ages qualify with job ready, real-world skills.