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Case Study: Toast of Surrey 2016

Toast of Surrey Awards 2016

 

 HG Wells is very proud to have hosted another spectacular Event on Thursday 28th April 2016 for the Toast of Surrey Awards 2016.

 

This year was even bigger and better than previous years to see such a line up of the top industry businesses in Surrey.

 

The evening was celebrated with a wonderful three course dinner set in the Wells Room. The menu was a bespoke Chef’s special with a selection of special dietary requirements from cured Smoked Salmon, followed by Supreme corn fed Chicken and finished with a White Chocolate Cheesecake. The tables were decorated with colour coordinating table cloths with black and white candles to compliment the ambiance setting of a relaxed and highly enjoyable evening. A prize raffle followed with memorable photos of the evening. The celebrations were finished off by a fantastic DJ compilation of the most popular dance eras.

 

The build up to the award ceremony was supported by the following business category winners:

 

Young Business of the Year (trading less than 12 months) - Ruby & Kind

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Social Enterprise Award - Changing Perceptions

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Apprentice Scheme of the Year – Sweethaven

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Creative Industries Award - Countrywide Telecoms

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Mental Health and Wellbeing - National Centre for Domestic Violence

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Green Award - Johnston Sweepers

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International Trade - Vocality International

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Company with a Turnover up to £1 million  - Informed Choice

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Company with a Turnover up to £5 million - Source Supplies

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Company with a Turnover over £5 million - Global Travel Management

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Director of the Year  - Julianne Ponan of Creative Nature

 

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The main beneficiary to the evening was the GASP project.

 

GASP trains young people aged between 14 and 19, living in Surrey and the surrounding area, basic motor mechanics and practical engineering skills in a modern workshop. Andy Finch, chief executive of GASP, said: “The GASP Motor Project is a small but successful Surrey-based charity which uses motor mechanics as a mechanism to re-engage young people with learning.

The whole evening proved to be yet another successful Event, celebrating achievement, success, networking and building relationships for the future. Not only to the participating businesses but to our local area and we certainly look forward to hosting the same again at H.G. Wells in Woking for 2017.