Sunderland Echo Portfolio Awards winners celebrate success
It's official! Ashford Orthodontics are the champions of industry on Wearside after lifting the Overall Business of the Year crown at the Sunderland Echo Portfolio Awards.
Small Business of the Year - Artventurers.
Medium Business of the Year - Ashford Orthodontics.
Large Business of the Year - Premier Tech Aqua UK (Winner); JB Skills Training (Highly Commended).
Employer of the Year - The Bridges.
Apprentice/Trainee of the Year - Shai Dee Wild.
Technology of the Year - Consult and Design.
Sole Trader of the Year - East Coast Fitness.
Social Enterprise Award - Media Savvy CIC.
City Centre Business of the Year - Middleton Jewellery Repairs (Winner); Robs Butchers (Special Recognition).
New Business Award - McDonough Marketing Communications.
Special Community Award - The Shippey Campaign.
Corporate Social Responsibility Award - Omega Plastics.
Best Training Provider - Sunderland College (Winner); Media Savvy CIC (Highly Commended);
Exporter of the Year - Inflo Limited.
Leisure Business Award - The Roker Hotel.
Creative Industries Award - New World Designs.
Best Age Friendly Business - Fan Museum (Winner); Bespoken Interiors (Highly Commended)
Judges Choice - Smiths Shoes Services.
Lifetime Achievement Award - Brian and Carol Walker, Walker Filtration..
Overall Business of the Year - Ashford Orthodontics.