Exponential Training graduate and High Growth Coach, Andrew Woodward from Hilltop Partners, won The Growth Enabler Professional Excellence Award.
The award is reserved for the business coach who has participated in the High Growth Professional Development Programme. On receiving his award Andrew, said: “I am delighted to win this award in front of such a strong field of finalists. I would like to take this opportunity to thank the businesses that I have coached through HighGrowth East Midlands; without them winning this award would not have been possible”. Other finalists included Sandra Pollock and David Charlton.
The East Midlands Development Agency (emda) hosted the HighGrowth East Midlands Awards to celebrate the achievements of companies participating in its flagship business support programme, HighGrowth East Midlands.
Over 200 business representatives from across the East Midlands gathered at the black-tie event at Nottingham’s Belfry Hotel to congratulate and recognise the successes of fellow members. Keynote speakers Bryan Jackson, emda’s Chairman and Derbyshire based entrepreneur and star of Secret Millionaire, Kavita Oberoi, joined the BBC’s Anne Davis, who hosted the awards, to honour the programme’s top achievers.
Other awards were presented to companies that have demonstrated business growth and development. Rieke Packaging Systems based in Leicester, emerged as the top winner, scooping the prestigious HighGrowth East Midlands Business of the Year Award, which is reserved for a top performing company seen as an exemplar in its market. Esendex Limited based in Nottingham picked up the High Growth Award. This award is given to a company demonstrating a significant track record of high growth and delivering an innovative and compelling business strategy. Carter Brown Associates won the Growth Readiness Award, given to a company showing outstanding growth potential and a clear vision.