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Local firms make Powys finals

Created on 04/07/2016 @ 12:24
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Companies from the Welshpool area figure prominently in the shortlists released this morning for the 2016 Powys Business Awards.

In a fiercely-contested competition, over 30 businesses from across Powys have been shortlisted for 11 different award categories. 

Winners will be chosen following judges visits which will take place over the summer months, winners will be announced at an awards dinner to be held on September 30 in Brecon.

The categories for the 2016 Powys Business Awards are:

Start-up Business Award sponsored by The County Times

• The Duck’s Nest, Presteigne

• Mid Wales Holiday Lets, Rhayader

• Turvec Solutions Limited, Welshpool

Micro Business Award sponsored by FSB

• Hilltop Honey, Caersws

• Monty’s Brewery, Montgomery

• Sporting Hares, Berriew

Entrepreneurship Award

• Ashford Price, Dan Yr Ogof The National Showcaves for Wales, Brecon

• Bryn Evans, Fresh Inns Limited, Garthmyl

• Joanna Morgan, Radnor Preserves, Caersws

Growth Award sponsored by Finance Wales

• CellNass, Newtown

• Quartix, Newtown

• Sharp Clinical, Crickhowell

Agricultural Business Award sponsored by Lanyon Bowdler Solicitors

• Agri Advisor Solicitors, Welshpool

• MWMAC Limited, Rhayader

• NFU Mutual Welshpool

Leisure, Tourism & Hospitality Award sponsored by NPTC Group

• Cantref Adventure Park, Brecon

• Dan Yr Ogof The National Showcaves for Wales, Brecon

• MacDonald Plas Talgarth Resort, Machynlleth

• Welshpool Air Show Limited, Welshpool

Social Enterprise/ Charity Award sponsored by Mid-Wales Housing Association Ltd

• Crickhowell Resource & Information Centre, Crickhowell

• Dulas Limited, Machynlleth

• Hope Church, Newtown

International Trade Award sponsored by Mid Wales Manufacturing Group

• Invertek Drives Limited, Welshpool

• Quartix, Newtown

• Sharp Clinical, Crickhowell

Technology & Innovation Award sponsored by RES

• Invertek Drives Limited, Welshpool

• PixelHaze, Builth Wells

• Plant i Limited, Machynlleth

Excellence in Customer Service Award sponsored by Alun Griffiths (Contractors) Ltd

• Nailed It!, Welshpool

• Plant i Limited, Machynlleth

• Victoria-Lynn Hair & Beauty, Builth Wells

Team Achievement Award sponsored by The Cambrian News & Brecon & Radnor Express

• Cellpath Limited, Newtown

• Trax JH Limited Newtown

• Stadco Powys, Llanfyllin

The remaining categories’ finalists will be announced shortly.

In addition a Judges Special Award sponsored by Sodexo and the overall Powys Business of the Year 2016 sponsored by Powys County Council will be announced at the awards evening. 

The awards celebrate excellence in business in the county and brings recognition in the local and regional business communities.

More information can be found at


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