The finalists for the Cherwell Business Awards 2022 have now been announced.
The judging panel, formulated from the sponsors of the awards, have drawn up their shortlist of businesses, business people and charities across the ten awards after extensive consideration of the applications, interviews with the organisations and a collective judging meeting that took place on July 5.
In no particular order, the 2022 finalists are:
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Retail Award (sponsored by The Bicester Village)
One Man BandBanbury Permanent MakeupRefills by Beez
Micro Business Award (sponsored by The Bicester Vision, Bicester Chamber and Wednesday Business Club)
Magara LawImagex Bicester LtdOxford Duplication Centre
Charity and Community Award (sponsored by EKFB)
Cherwell Theatre CompanyThe Hummingbird Cancer Support & Therapy CentreRestore
Business Person of the Year Award (sponsored by Ellacotts)
David Cooper - One Man BandAaron Rudman-Hawkins - The Evergreen AgencyAnthony Tattersall - Darcica Logistics Ltd
Small Business Award (sponsored by High Spec Composites)
Point of Difference Workspace LtdThe Pizza Boys BicesterHNB Construction Services Ltd
Young Business Person of the Year Award (sponsored by Kärcher)
Harry Rickard - NicholsonsGeorgina Routen - Hall Personal TrainingNaomi Francis-Parker - The Evergreen Agency
Sustainable Business Award (sponsored by Nicholsons)
Juice GlobalDarcica Logistics LtdAnode Ltd
Innovation Award (sponsored by Oxford Technology Park)
New Business Award (sponsored by OJI Marketing)
The Little Car CompanyDarcica Logistics LtdClear Link Consultancy
Established Business Award (sponsored by Spratt Endicott Solicitors)
Juice GlobalButterflies Healthcare LtdDigital Garage Group Ltd
Norbar Torque Tools is sponsoring the Overall Winner Award 2022 and will be judging from the shortlisted finalists. Since 2017 Cherwell District Council has been the headline sponsor.
Placi Espejo, one of the directors of the Cherwell Business Awards, said: "We are delighted to be back holding the award ceremony as a physical event again this year, particularly as it will be held within the district at the unique and iconic Bicester Motion."
Winners will be announced at the prestigious Awards Gala Dinner to be held at Bicester Motion on September 16.
Tickets are now on sale and can be purchased via Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/cherwell-business-awards-2022-gala-dinner-and-award-ceremony-tickets-380301029617