Revealed: The finalists for the EDP Business Awards 2017

PUBLISHED: 12:31 18 October 2017 | UPDATED: 13:39 18 October 2017

Norwich, Norfolk. The EDP Business Awards at the Royal Norfolk Showground 2016. 


Norwich, Norfolk. The EDP Business Awards at the Royal Norfolk Showground 2016. Picture: MARK BULLIMORE

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The finalists have been revealed for the EDP Business Awards, the biggest night of the year for Norfolk’s business community.

The shortlisted finalists across 10 categories will all be invited to the black-tie gala awards evening at the Norfolk Showground on November 2, when the winners will be crowned.

The Outstanding Achievement Award will also be presented to Prof John Last, vice chancellor of Norwich University of the Arts, and the Barclays Business of the Year will be named.

The guest speaker on the night will be Levi Roots, the entrepreneur who shot to fame on Dragons’ Den and has since gone on to build a £30m food and drink empire based on his home-made Reggae Reggae Sauce.

The nominees for the EDP Business Awards 2017 are:

Breaking Boundaries, sponsored by Lovewell Blake

• Developing Experts

• Epos Now

• Lintott Control Systems

Tech Innovator, sponsored by Computer Service Centre

• Assemble

• Immersive VR

• Rainbird Technologies

Skills of Tomorrow, sponsored by Indigo Swan

• Arnolds Keys

• Kickstart Norfolk

• Your Own Place

Investing in Future Growth, sponsored by Howes Percival

• Camplings Linen

• Lovell Partnership

• Peel Ports

Knowledge Catalyst, sponsored by the University of East Anglia

• Agri-Tech East

• Lintott Control Systems

• Iceni Diagnostics

Top 100 Accelerator, sponsored by Mills & Reeve, PwC and Roche

• Banham Poultry

• Bespak

• Smithfields Foods Ltd

Enviro-Technologies, sponsored by Paul Robinson Partnership

• enLight

• Fresh Pod

• Gurney Environmental

Future50 One to Watch, sponsored by Nwes

• Lifeline24

• SNAP Account

• Thunderbrook Equestrian

Small Business, sponsored by Farnell Clarke

• Marine Teak

• Neil Thompson Boats

• Nu Image

Customer Care, sponsored by Greater Anglia

• Hilltop Outdoor Centre

• NorseCare

• Potters Resort

Barclays Business of the Year

The naming of the Barclays Business of the Year is the culmination of the EDP Business awards.

Drawn from one of the shortlisted finalists, the coveted award is the undisputed highlight of the evening, with the winner embodying just what makes this region such a vibrant and exciting place to do business.

Come and join us!

Table sponsorship packages for the EDP Business Awards are still available, and include 10 tickets to the ceremony, a welcome table for guests, and sponsorship branding at the event. Contact Stephanie Griffin on 01603 772371 or

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