Press Releases

March 2018

The Midlands Largest Business Expo is returning to Birmingham in April 2018

Last year Great British Expo events grew dramatically with 600 exhibitors across the 6 regional Expo’s, and just under 6,000 delegates attending.This year it is Great British Expo’s 5th birthday, and in celebration, we are making The Midlands Expo Birmingham bigger and better than all our previous events. We have plenty of new features and elements that will be added.

February 2018

27 Winners announced at last Month’s Business & Community Awards!

Thursday 18th January and Wednesday 31st January marked the launch of the annual South West and Thames Valley Business and Community Awards ceremonies which celebrated both region’s most ambitious, inspirational and exciting businesses, charities and individuals.

Purpol Marketing wins business of the year at the South West Business and Community Awards

The team at Purpol Marketing has been named South West Business of the Year for its growth and its commitment to helping the next generation by offering internships and work placements. The company specialises in helping SMEs win bids for business.

Jessie May scoops Best Charity accolade at first South West Community Awards

Jessie May provides medical care and respite for children in Bristol, Bath, Wiltshire, South Gloucestershire and North Somerset and impressed judges of the Charity category which also shortlisted six other organisations in the region. Organised by Great British Expos and held at the DoubleTree by Hilton hotel in Swindon, the awards ceremony was attended by over 250 business people and community figures in an evening of recognition and celebration.

Nest Homecare wins “New Start-up of the Year” Award at the Thames Valley Business and Community Awards

Director and Co-founder at Nest, Nikki Willcock commented, “We were absolutely delighted to have been shortlisted in this category, and to go on and win it is just incredible. Winning this award means so much because it has been judged by leading local business people. We have been operating since early 2017 and to be recognised for the focus we have on care in the community is wonderful.”

Dingley’s Promise wins Charity of the Year at the Thames Valley Business and Community Awards!

Catherine McLeod MBE noted “We were so surprised to win the award, as we have always focused on the west of Berkshire and this is the first time we have been recognised across the whole area.  We would love to increase the number of families we can reach by spreading some of Dingley’s ‘promise’ to the east of Berkshire, and this has certainly encouraged us to focus on doing that!