If you would like your organisation to be associated with delivering Best Practice and Excellence, within Waverley, we would like to invite you to become a sponsor of these ‘Local Awards for Local businesses’.

We are delighted to announce that Waverley Borough Council has very kindly agreed to be our ‘Principal Sponsor’ as part of their strategy to engage with and support local businesses.

By becoming a sponsor, your company will not only benefit from being associated with best practice and success, which is a recognised and effective marketing tool, it also provides that ‘feel good factor’ for ‘putting something back’ which we all know we should do more of in whatever guise. We have set out the various sponsorship packages for your kind consideration. The BIG Awards Committee will work with you to ensure that every marketing, product placement, showcasing and networking opportunity is utilized for maximum affect.

On behalf of the Waverley BIG Awards Committee 2018, we would like to say a very BIG thank you in advance of your support.

WAVERLEY BIG AWARD 2018 SPONSORS

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Surrey County Council
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Haslemere Town Council
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WAVERLEY BIG AWARD 2018 SPONSORS BIOS

Blue Dot Display

Blue Dot Display Ltd has been producing high quality products since 2000.  We offer a full range of quality large format printing including banners, portable display stands, exhibition graphics, shop and office signage. We will help you find the best method of advertising your business through the medium of print and signage. 

 Whatever your requirements, we are here to listen to you and provide the right product for you with outstanding customer service. We have 3 large format printers (latex, solvent and inkjet), 2 laminators and a vinyl cutter, we are able to produce most items on site. We are a reliable, local supplier who provides a professional and affordable service and work to the most demanding time constraints. 

Please visit our website to see the range of services we over and customers we help, www.bluedotdisplay.com 

Please contact us on 01483 861168 or via email john@bluedotdislay.com

Cornmeter

Cornmeter Ltd. is a thriving independent business specialising in DIY materials, blinds and soft furnishings. Established as a hardware store in 1961, Cornmeter has grown and evolved to be much more. Our knowledgeable staff (with over a century of experience in the trade between them) take pride in offering our customers the kind of personal service that multiples just can`t match. Whether our customers need advice about screws, timber, tools, home security, paint, blinds or soft furnishings, we have a member of staff who will have a wealth of knowledge in the subject and who will be happy to assist. 

Also, as a long-established business located in the heart of Godalming, Cornmeter recognises the importance of our local community, and continues to be a proud sponsor and supporter of community events in the town.

Downs Solicitors

Downs Solicitors is a leader in the field of legal services, with offices in Cobham, Dorking, Godalming and London. The firm was founded in 1836 and ever since, Downs has provided specialist legal services to businesses and individuals around the county of Surrey. 

Today, the firm provides a full spectrum of services, including property law, dispute resolution, private client and family law. Downs Solicitors pride themselves on offering a tailored, one-to-one service to all clients.  

Today, the firm employs more than 100 people, including 15 partners and 37 other lawyers. Downs Solicitors is accredited by Lexcel and The Law Society, which has verified a high quality standard of practice has been met.

Dunsfold Park

Dunsfold Airport Ltd is the owner and operator of Dunsfold Park, the industrial complex on the site of Dunsfold Aerodrome. Dunsfold Aerodrome was a base for Canadian and Dutch B-25 Mitchell bombers during WWII, and for aircraft involved in the Berlin Airlift in 1949. It was subsequently used by Hawker Aircraft and BAE Systems to build combat aircraft, including the Hunter, Harrier and Hawk, until the factory was closed in 2000.   

In recent years, Dunsfold Park has been rejuvenated from a redundant brownfield site into a thriving business park with over 100 firms employing more than 1,000 people. It is the largest employment site in the borough of Waverley and has an active business community, including local firms providing a range of services to the surrounding area and global companies developing ground-breaking technologies on site including green enterprises.

Edwards Greene

Edwards Greene is a boutique firm of chartered accountants in Godalming, specialising in tax.  Their experienced and friendly team offer proactive tax advisory, compliance and accounting services to private clients from all walks of life including entrepreneurs, trusts and family groups.  So whether you need some one-off tax advice, want to make tax efficient plans for the future or simply require assistance with your tax return, Edwards Greene can help.

Farnham Chamber of Commerce

Farnham Chamber of Commerce has been supporting and promoting local businesses since the 1920’s. Farnham Chamber continues its plan to support its Members through a dynamic, collaborative approach to understanding their business needs, helping them achieve their goals and providing a platform for addressing and resolving their local business issues.

The Chamber committee is active in contributing to the discussions on the many schemes and initiatives, such as road networks to benefit the flow of traffic in and around the town.
In addition to a regular newsletter, Farnham Chamber of Commerce has produced a comprehensive directory, that will allow members to gain access to valuable local contacts and to advertise and promote their own businesses. www.farnhamchamber.org.uk 

Two years ago the Chamber took a bold step forward and became affiliated with the Surrey Chamber of Commerce. Farnham Chamber members now enjoy access to additional business  information and  Surrey Chamber events run  throughout the borough.

Haslemere Town Council

Haslemere Town Council serves the residents of Critchmere, Grayswood, Haslemere, Hindhead and Shottermill. 

​The area of Haslemere is covered by three tiers of local government; Surrey County Council, Waverley Borough Council and Haslemere Town Council.  All three tiers provide different services and Haslemere Town Council is committed to working in partnership with each of these authorities, as well as other relevant public service agencies and voluntary organisations to achieve positive results for our area. 

Haslemere Town Council consists of 18 elected councillors all of whom are unpaid volunteers. They care deeply about their community and seek to represent the views of the residents in improving and promoting the town.

Johnson Fellowes

Your local business growth specialists.   We coach and mentor business owners to grow good businesses into great businesses.  Using a set of tailored blend of proven tools and methods drawn from business and positive psychology we enable you to thrive and grow.

Whether your goal is to grow profit, develop a high performing, engaged and happy team or to develop the underlying asset value of your business, we can get you there faster.  Together we will chart your course, guide you along the way and keep you on track when the storms of life blow.   

 Angus is an experienced business owner and his clients will international awards.   Suzanne is a Positive Psychologist and recognized author of 2.1 books.  Our approach is always one of more-the-more; we aim draw the best out of you and your business.   Working with you to grow and develop you and your business to give you more life.

Kevan Pegley

Everything you’ve seen on screen at the presentation award evening was produced by Kevan Pegley. Kevan is an independent media producer. He writes, directs, shoots video, edits it, and creates screen presentations (almost universally called ‘PowerPoints’). 

“Think of me as a one-man production company”, he says. “I provide many of the services you would expect to get from a production company.  Without the overheads.”

Kevan has often freelanced for agencies – advertising, marketing, events & exhibitions, PR – who want to offer their clients video or presentation production as an additional service. He provides everything they would expect to get from a production company—without the cost associated with production company overheads and mark-up.  

Examples of his work can be found on his website—the address, and other contact details are in his ad in this evening’s programme. If you think you might benefit from Kevan’s services, he’d be delighted to hear from you.

PAAC IT

PAAC IT is an IT sales and service firm based in Haslemere serving both residential and business customers. Our primary focus is customer service – hence our name PAAC IT or Personal Attention and Care for IT. We aim to understand the needs and wants of our customers and find a solution that best meets their budget and abilities. 

For the residents of Haslemere we offer a convenient, helpful and friendly environment to avoid, and if necessary, clear up computing and printer issues. “All my transactions have been with the Haslemere team who have addressed my computer difficulties with great patience and kindness. To them I am eternally grateful”. Derek Smythe. 

The same customer service philosophy applies with a more sophisticated service for businesses. “Their responsiveness, and sometimes anticipation, of our needs is tremendous, with Richard as an extended member of my leadership team” Alan Morgan, Cofounder and Managing Director, ETC Hospitality Ltd.

Pro Audio Systems

Pro Audio Systems have been supplying professional audio for purchase, hire and installation for almost 30 years. Our installations can be found in music venues, theatres, museums, airports, shops, houses of worship and schools. Each installation is tailored to suit the environment to ensure you get the correct equipment to suit your needs.

As work progressed so did our skillset.

BlynkTM is a unique organisation that not only understands connected retail, but has the creative skill and technical infrastructure to bring connections to life. We help brands to build experiences for their customers through immersive ideas and interactive installations. We digitise environments that will charm, provoke and inspire.

At Blynk Live we specialise in the design, development and delivery of exhibitions, conference sets & scenery and experiential environments. Working internationally across the Corporate, Automotive, Retail, Television, Events and Hospitality industries, we pride ourselves on high quality workmanship and pragmatic approach to delivery and installation. When it comes to live event environments, Blynk Live sets the industry standard.

Taybridge Digital

Passion and Technology delivering results 

Taybridge was founded on the principles of expertise and excellence with a passion for technology. 

Our aim is to cement long term client relationships through education, collaboration and information that delivers long-term value, superior return on investment backed with outstanding service. 

Taybridge delivers a range of digital services including the design, development and management of Websites, Intranets and CRM systems, the marketing and promotion of websites via on-line adverting and Social Media coupled with detailed feedback and reporting to continually learn and improve.  

From our Guildford office, Taybridge supports clients in the Waverley Boroughs as well as a growing list of international accounts in Europe and the Unites States.  

If you are looking for assistance with you next Digital project or need your website to perform better contact info@taybridgeconsulting.com for a consultation or visit Taybridge Digital website.

The Remarkable Studio

Peter and Louise Searight run The Remarkable Studio and our photography really falls into two categories – People and Places. We are lucky enough to be based in Haslemere and surrounded by beautiful countryside that we often use for our portrait work. We’re called Remarkable because we believe in a quality, bespoke service with the highest attention to detail. Peter Searight is a Fine Art Fellow of the British Institute of Professional Photography and a widely exhibited award winning photographer. 

Our mission from the outset has been to use the medium of photography to enrich peoples’ lives, and I hope that the imagery that we have created over more than a decade has brought joy to those who have shared it. We specialise in photography across various sectors, with our portraiture sitting alongside a long standing passion for landscapes and fine art images that reflect the beauty of our natural environment. 

SI Capital

For the last 15 years we have actively advised our customers on investment opportunities within the London Stock Exchange.

Our process starts with an internal daily morning discussion at 07:15, in which we note any significant geo-political changes overnight and developing trends which might affect our customers investment portfolios. Where we identify individual company weaknesses or opportunities, we proactively contact our clients and brief them on our thoughts.

Every customer has different needs and objectives. For this reason, we conduct a detailed discussion and assessment before offering any advice, thus ensuring that the customer’s objectives are reflected.

Our service is supported by the very latest technology, research and expertise, but at its heart delivers the old fashioned values of a bygone era, when the investor knew his broker by name and had direct dialogue when it mattered.

To find out more or to arrange a meeting, please feel free to contact Tom Archer on 01483 413500 or email tom.archer@sicapital.co.uk.

Lythe Hill Hotel

Beyond the magnificent Tudor facade which greets guests on arrival, lies a charming 4-star hotel like no other.

Resting on the borders of Hampshire, Surrey and West Sussex, Lythe Hill has 44 individually designed bedrooms, gym, spa, health club and stunning restaurant.

The hotel also has a brand new meeting space ideal for a modern business’s needs.

More than just a meeting room…

With exposed brick, beautiful wooden flooring and a large meeting space, the Hampton Suite is the perfect training and conference room for your business.

This wonderful example of Lythe Hill’s rich history fused together with a modern contemporary design, ensures a practical and stylish meeting space.

So whether your preference is for an informal breakfast meeting, an all-day seminar, exhibition or residential conference, Lythe Hill can provide you with a first-class service, every time

Farnham Town Council

Farnham Town Council, one of the largest town and parish councils in the country, has a positive can-do attitude and it works hard to make Farnham a great place in which to live, work or to visit.  Farnham Town Council actively promotes activities to support the local economy believing a vibrant business community enhances the experience of living in the area.

Partnerships with business to sustain Farnham’s environment and visitor economy attract over £40,000 of sponsorship annually, and over sixty town council events bring significant footfall, with tens of thousands of visitors each year.

In 2017, Farnham was runner up in Council of the Year and also won Gold and was joint Best Large Town in the prestigious RHS Britain in Bloom awards.

Farnham punches well above its weight with a strategic commitment to being a strong voice for Farnham, backed up by practical action to meet evolving priorities and future challenges.

Marley Flowers

Marley Flowers is a family-run flower and gift shop located on the High Street in Haslemere and has been in business since 1956.  They sell flowers, wine and champagne, chocolate, and a wide range of homeware based gifts.  The floristry part of the business provides flowers for all occasions including weddings, birthdays and funerals.