The Thames Valley Business & Community Awards, sponsored by Aspen Waite, and
organised by the founders of the Great British Expo, recognises businesses, charities,
and individuals that have made an outstanding contribution across the Thames Valley
Out of the 300 nominees, Active was one of the 88 shortlisted across the 12 different
award categories. Competing with Active for SME of the Year is: Creative Nature,
FuseMetrix Systems Ltd, Get Ahead VA, Goldstein Legal, House of Fisher, InXpress
Reading, Scitech and Speedboard Assembly Services.
The winners are to be announced on January 31st at the Awards ceremony held at the
Macdonald Berystede Hotel in Ascot. Judging this year's awards will be a panel of some
of the UK's biggest business leaders, entrepreneur, charity ambassadors and regional
influencers. The judges include Business Women of 2017 Mary Flavelle, CEO of Aspen Waite
Paul Waite, number one business advisor Alison Edgar, BBC Apprentice Finalist Richard
Woods, and Business Leader of 2016 Juliane Ponan.
Alec Jones-hall, Director of Thames Valley Business and Community Award's said “We are
proud and excited to be celebrating outstanding achievement across the region and
rewarding those who are making a huge impact throughout the Thames Valley. It is also a
time for the business community to come together, not only to celebrate the
accomplishments of those shortlisted and the deserving winners of each category, but
also to mark the fact that we all continue to play a vital role in the success of our
region and that its future achievements will be built on the foundations we lay today."
Active Director, Colin Tarsey, comments: “2017 was a great year for Active, we've seen
real growth, invested in people and infrastructure and been nominated and received
business awards. So to be kicking off 2018 in the shortlisted category of the Thames
Valley Business & Community Awards is a great start to the New Year."