Clarke Willmott LLP – Main Event Sponsor

Clarke Willmott LLP is a national firm of solicitors providing a broad spectrum of legal services for businesses and individuals. Our team of lawyers and solicitors are based in seven offices across the country – Birmingham, Bristol, Cardiff, London, Manchester, Southampton & Taunton.

We are a client-led law firm; a strategic resolve which has earned us a strong reputation.

Working closely with our clients to provide legal advice and tailored solutions for their particular situation is paramount. We invest time and energy into developing strong client relationships in order to add real value and achieve positive results.

Milsted Langdon – Event Sponsor and Family Business of the Year Award Sponsor

Milsted Langdon is one of the South West’s leading independent accountancy practices. Over the last 30 years the firm has grown to approximately 230 employees, spread over five offices in Bath, Bristol, London, Taunton and Yeovil, where clients benefit from clear, specialist advice. Milsted Langdon is a well-respected and award-winning firm with numerous accolades, most recently being announced winner of the International Project of the Year 2018 at the MGI Worldwide awards.

Our services include:

Audit, Accounting software and services, Business intelligence, Business taxation, Cloud accounting, Corporate finance, Financial services for individuals and businesses, Forensic accounting, Insolvency and restructuring, International trade advice, Making Tax Digital, Payroll and workplace pensions, Property tax, Research and development (R&D) claims, Tax planning, VAT consultancy

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Holiday Inn Express – Event Sponsor and Charity of the Year Award Sponsor

A new modern hotel situated in the beautiful rural surroundings of Somerset.

The Holiday Inn Express® Bridgwater hotel is located just moments from the M5 motorway at Junction 24 and 15 minutes from EDF Hinckley Point Power Station. The hotel provides excellent transport links with Bristol Airport (BRS) just 30 miles away and Bridgwater Railway Station is 3 miles away.

There's lots of on-site parking and breakfast is complimentary for all guests. In addition to the excellent food on offer in the Great Room of the hotel, there is a vast choice of restaurants nearby.

The hotel makes a convenient business venue, with 2 well-equipped conference rooms and free Wi-Fi. Audio visual equipment and catering options are also available for meetings and events.

The hotel makes the perfect base to explore the local areas and the many attractions including; Cheddar Gorge, Wookey Hole and Wells Cathedral. The popular destinations of Minehead, Burnham-on-Sea and Weston-Super-Mare are all just a short drive away and are definitely worth a visit. Taunton and Somerset County Cricket Club is also located close to the hotel.

Whether exploring the area or stopping off on your way to Devon and Cornwall, this hotel offers everything you could need.

Sedgemoor District Council – Event Sponsor and Small Business of the Year (1 + employees) Award Sponsor

Sedgemoor District Council has a reputation for getting things done and seizing opportunities. Making the most of its excellent transport links and building on the proud industrial past of its Bridgwater base, the district has been quick to establish itself as a hub for logistics and distribution, low carbon energy, food and drink and manufacturing. In the last ten years, Sedgemoor has become a regional centre for rural business and livestock auctions; for Avon and Somerset Police and for Morrisons distribution. It has also seen the construction of a swimming pool, a theatre and a hospital as well as a national training college for EDF Energy and a factory for Mulberry. All this development endorses the Council’s commitment to growth and willingness to accommodate enterprises that will contribute to its desire to address the economic challenges that face its rate payers.

Mantech Safety Systems – Event Sponsor

‘Mantech Safety Systems’ Limited is a privately owned, independent company providing all -inclusive provision for safe-working at height and industry related access solutions across the UK. With over 25 years in the industry, we take pride in our reputation for building strong client relationships. Our services include: design, manufacture, installation, testing and training to ensure our clients receive complete provision for safe-guarding resolution; extensive product knowledge and application experience enables us to deliver bespoke access systems of exceptional quality specific to application to satisfy operational, legislative and best practice requirements.

‘Mantech Safety Systems’ are delighted to be able to announce their sponsorship of the ‘Growth Business Award’ at the prestigious Sedgemoor Business Awards to be held in March 2019. We look forward to presenting the awards to a local company who have demonstrated growth and quality over the past year.

Cetsat – Customer Service Excellence Award Sponsor

CETSAT is a tactical business partner for companies who wish to achieve more through a methodical approach to their technology. We deliver outstanding knowledge in an agile way across our three core areas of excellence, Infrastructure, Digital Media and Cyber Security.

Ready and able to move quickly and easily, CETSAT is the first choice for organisations who require robust and secure technology platforms hosted within their own infrastructure or in the cloud.

During our two decades of trading we have enabled the growth of both small and international companies, allowing them to harness the power of technology and use this to their competitive advantage.

Our services include network architecture, technology delivery and project management, 24/7 managed IT services, bespoke application development and an extensive range of cyber security capabilities to minimise risk.

We define our service capability as Agile Technology:

Agile is the ability to act or change swiftly and efficiently, utilising skills and experience combined with positive attitude.

The definition of Technology is the collection of techniques, skills, methods and processes allowing for operation of workings and accomplishment of objectives.

CETSAT are adaptive, we can be where you need us, when you need us, to help with any business technology needs you have.

Maxwells – Business of the year (5+ employees) Award Sponsor

Maxwells was established in 1968 and is firmly routed in its Bridgwater and district community. Our Philosophy is to provide professional expertise in order to proactively identify opportunities and provide solutions. We are focused on service and provide jargon-free support and advice. We are different to other accountants, we work much more closely with our clients than traditional accountants and are selective in the clients that we act for. We want to get to know our clients businesses inside out, enabling us to easily identify problems and spot opportunities. We want to help improve profits and encourage growth. Our mission is to always add value, for more information and for details on how you can contact us, visit www.maxwellsaccountants.co.uk


Pardoes Solicitors LLP – People’s Choice Community Engagement Award Sponsor

At Pardoes we seek to deliver high quality advice, exceptional service and cost effective legal solutions throughout the South West. With offices in Bridgwater, Yeovil and Taunton, our breadth of expertise and wealth of experience allows us to offer a broad selection of legal services, so whether you are a business or an individual, we can help.

Visit the Pardoes website for more information.

Bridgwater Town Team – Independent Bridgwater Trader/Retailer of the Year Award Sponsor

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