Goldstar are proud sponsors of the 1066 business awards!

Celebrating Local Success: Let’s Do Business Group Sponsors the 1066 Business Awards

We are thrilled to announce our sponsorship of the 2024 1066 Business Awards, shining a spotlight on the remarkable achievements of businesses in the Hastings and Rother area of East Sussex. Hosted by the Let’s Do Business Group, a leading provider of business support and finance, these awards are a testament to their commitment to fostering local entrepreneurship and economic growth.

What are the 1066 Business Awards?

As they celebrate their 30th anniversary of providing business support and training to startups and SMEs across the Southeast and East of England, they couldn’t think of a better way to commemorate this milestone than by bringing back the prestigious 1066 Business Awards!

Based in Hastings ourselves, we understand the importance of recognising and celebrating the success stories that contribute to our vibrant local economy.

The 1066 Business Awards will feature a range of categories designed to acknowledge the diverse talents and contributions of the local business community. From groundbreaking startups to established enterprises, these awards seek to applaud excellence and achievement in various aspects of business.

Who is being recognised in the 1066 Business Awards?

Categories for the awards include:

  1. Best New Business: Celebrating entrepreneurial brilliance and innovation among startups less than two years old. Sponsored by Holland Harper LLP
  2. Lone Ranger: Recognising the resilience and determination of self-employed individuals, freelancers, and entrepreneurs who blaze their own trails. Sponsored byHeringtons Solicitors
  3. Growth Champion: Paying tribute to businesses that have demonstrated exceptional expansion and sustained success. Sponsored by Beaming
  4. Community Spirit: Honouring individuals and organisations dedicated to making a positive impact on their communities. Sponsored by Marshall-Tufflex
  5. New Directions: Recognising businesses that have successfully navigated change through innovation and strategic adaptation. Sponsored by Lightning Fibre
  6. People First: Celebrating employers who prioritise the well-being and professional growth of their workforce. Sponsored by TE Connectivity
  7. Future Leader: Highlighting emerging talents under 35 who demonstrate exceptional leadership qualities. Sponsored by AAK BD Foods
  8. Extra Mile: Honouring businesses that deliver unparalleled service excellence and set the standard for customer satisfaction. Sponsored by GoldStar IT Consultancy

We are proud to sponsor the Extra Mile Award, as it aligns perfectly with our core values of support, honesty, and making business tech enjoyable. As a Zoho Partner dedicated to supporting you and your clients in launching their businesses to the next level, we strive to deliver excellent customer service along with business solutions that provide useful insights, increases ROI on technology, and enhances business efficiencies and automations.

Join us in celebrating local success at the 1066 Business Awards! Whether you’re a nominee, attendee, or supporter, let’s come together to recognize and honor the outstanding achievements of our vibrant business community.

The shortlist for the 2024 ‘Extra Mile’ Award is…

Judging the Let’s Do Business Group 1066 Business Awards has been an inspiring journey!

We’re thrilled by the incredible businesses in Hastings and Rother that have truly gone the extra mile and although it’s been a tough choice we are pleased to congratulate the shortlisted businesses for the Extra Mile category!

Barraclough and Stiles Ltd
Frankies at the Beach
Medical Dressings Ltd

To find out who has won and to hear from two keynote speakers – Rachel Watkyn from Tiny Box Company, and Rich Moore from The Source BMX, come along to the Awards ceremony on June 6th from 12pm, tickets are available now!

You’ll see, they care…

With over 67 years of eye care Barraclough and Stiles Ltd are independent opticians who have been caring for eyes for over 67 years. Established in 1957 by Frank Barraclough in Norman Road, St. Leonards and later joined by Peter Stiles, they gained a reputation founded on expertise combined with a kind and helpful manner.

Now with locations in Battle, Bexhill, Eastbourne, Polegate, Seaford and St Leonards they are going ‘The Extra Mile’ for more customers than ever before!

The best Burgers and Hotdogs you’ve ever tasted!

With 30 years of combined street food trading…Frankies at the Beach have the recipe for some great food!

Now with a second location at Rye Rugby Club alongside their original Camber Sands location at Broomhill Car Park, Lydd Road, Rye, they are closer than ever and unlike Frankies you won’t have to go ‘The Extra Mile’ for the best burgers and hot dogs you’ve ever tasted!

Find out more…

Medical Dressings is a family business run by healthcare professionals who recognise the difficulties patients have in sourcing the most appropriate dressings for their condition and are on hand to help.

Their user friendly website divides dressings into easy to search categories helping you to select the correct dressing for optimum wound healing, whilst our rapid delivery service ensures you have one less problem to worry about and instead can focus on making a speedy recovery.

Medical Dressings Ltd strive to provide their customers with access to a wide range of high quality dressings and routinely stock the most popular options. With a wholesale inventory of over 5,000 items, Medical Dressings supply and support Healthcare Professionals throughout the United Kingdom with a premium service for providing these products to their patients.

Medical Dressings Ltd are independently owned from manufacturers, and for this reason hold no vested interests in promoting or marketing any one brand of products directly to patients.

Find out more…

When are the 1066 Awards taking place and how can I be there?

Scheduled to take place at Bannatynes Hotel on June 6th, 2024, from 12 pm to 3 pm, the event promises to be a celebration of entrepreneurial spirit, innovation, and community engagement. Attendees can look forward to a delightful 2-course lunch, inspiring speakers, and the opportunity to connect with fellow business leaders and influencers from the region.

With tickets available from mid-April, and for more information, visit 1066 Business Awards website.

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