HEREFORDSHIRE businesses and organisations have been recognised for their work at the Herefordshire and Worcestershire Chamber of Commerce awards.

The awards honour the region's top-performing businesses.

Held at the University of Worcester Arena on June 15, the awards night saw some 700 guests from businesses across the two counties eagerly awaiting the winners of a whole host of categories being named.

Herefordshire organisations including road trip planning experts Uncover Britain, of Ledbury, Hereford Children's cancer charity the Little Princess Trust, Hereford theatre the Courtyard Centre for the Arts, Ross-on-Wye response and fulfilment agency Dawleys, Hereford hydraulic cylinder manufacturer Wye Cylinder Engineering, Kingsland's strategic consulting and innovative technology solutions provider We Are The Missing Link Ltd, Hereford software company FormusPro, university project NMITE, and polymer-based solutions company REHAU in Ross were all in the running for awards, having been named finalists.

Two Herefordshire organisations took awards on the night, with Hereford's university project NMITE taking the prize in the Excellence in Professional Services category, and Ross's REHAU coming out on top in the Health and Wellbeing in the Workplace category.

"What a night," said a spokesperson for Herefordshire and Worcestershire Chamber of Commerce.

"Thank you to everyone for making the Chamber Business Awards 2023 so magical.

"We’d like to thank our sponsors, and all guests, for your continued support. We couldn’t do the awards without you.

"A huge congratulations to all our highly commended businesses and our Chamber Business Award Winners for 2023."

All of 2023's winners

  • Best Use of Technology - Assure Technical & Rotherwood
  • Commitment to the Community - Hewett Recruitment
  • Employer of the Year - Malvern Panalytical
  • Excellence in Customer Service - Hewett Recruitment
  • Excellence in Innovation - ONE Creative environments (ONE)
  • Excellence in Professional Services - NMITE
  • Excellence in Sustainability - Kimal
  • International Trade Business of the Year - JMDA Design
  • Charity Business of the Year - Wyre Forest and South Worcestershire Nightstop and Mediation Service
  • Health & Wellbeing in the Workplace - REHAU
  • High Growth Business of the Year - Indra Renewable Technologies
  • Manufacturer of the Year - Excool
  • Micro Business of the Year - Eva Capital Management
  • Most Promising New Business - CJC (Worcester) Ltd
  • Small Business of the Year - Britannia Dynamic Logistics Ltd
  • Overall Business of the Year - Malvern Panalytical