The 2020 Winchester Business Excellence Awards are organised in partnership with the Hampshire Chronicle, Hampshire Chamber of Commerce and Winchester BID and are open to businesses within the Winchester District. 

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The awards culminate in an awards ceremony, taking place at the University of Winchester . The event has long been recognised as a key date in the business calendar of the district, and those companies lucky enough to be become Winchester Business Excellence Awards finalists will receive two tickets to the awards ceremony and dinner.  If you are not a lucky finalist then you can purchase tickets by clicking HERE 

The Winchester Business Excellence Awards will be presented by Associate Editor Andy Martin and the speaker this year is Penny Mallory.  

2020 Winchester Business Excellence Awards sponsors and supporters

Hampshire Chronicle:

At the Hampshire Chamber of Commerce We provide support for all types of local organisations. We are owned and led by our membership and as a private sector, not for profit Company we are independent and can therefore lobby effectively to make Hampshire the place to do business.

We hold over 100 different types of events every year which gives all members the opportunity to learn, meet new contacts and promote their business through networking or promotional opportunities. We also provide Training services, International Trade services, a host of membership benefits and offers. To find out more please contact us: 01329 242420

Hampshire Chronicle:

Paris Smith believes in enabling its staff and clients to achieve their goals through positive experience with legal excellence. We enjoy working with and for businesses, their leaders and owners who value pragmatic, commercial, solutions-focused, and strategic experience of their legal professionals with opportunity to access to a wide network of like-minded businesses, to achieve their ambitions. Paris Smith’s approach is underpinned by shared core principles of service, professionalism, integrity, respect, innovation and trust.  We believe in creating enduring outcomes for our people, clients and our communities. Let’s start a conversation - we would very much like to hear your story, goals and vision. 

Hampshire Chronicle:

Dutton Gregory is one of the fastest growing law firms in the South, where the highest standards of legal services is combined with an energetic, friendly and client-focused approach.

 Since our Winchester office first opened in 1947, we have advised and worked alongside many businesses, in a variety of sectors, both nationally and locally. Our aim is to become an integral part of every client’s team, offering advice and support on matters from general corporate and commercial issues to employment, property and dispute resolution.

Located within the heart of Winchester, and with offices throughout Hampshire and Dorset, we’re perfectly placed to advise Winchester’s most successful and innovative businesses.

Hampshire Chronicle:

University of Winchester

At the heart of our values-driven University is a passion and commitment to achieving a better and more sustainable future for all. 

Our dedication to sustainability is reflected in the University’s strategy and embedded across the institution through our learning and teaching, research, knowledge exchange and culture. 

We are an exemplar of environmental sustainability and are committed to reducing our environmental impact through sustainable water management, improving biodiversity through sustainable and ethical food, reducing our carbon footprint and our consumption of natural resources.  

We are delighted to sponsor the Sustainable Business category and are proud to continue supporting the Winchester Business Excellence Awards.

Hampshire Chronicle:

Winchester City Council From our historic City Centre, home of the ancient capital of England, to our bustling market towns, we are home to 115,000 residents. With a rich heritage and beautiful countryside we have over 6 million visitors every year. With two Universities and over 7,000 businesses we are an important seat of learning and business.

The City Council provides a range of services every day to ensure our district is a great place to live. Keeping the streets clean, looking after open spaces, providing affordable housing are all part of our role. Visit our website for more information:

Hampshire Chronicle:

Winchester Business Improvement District (BID) is a business-led and business-funded organisation formed to improve the commercial wellbeing of the city. There are now more than 320 BIDs across the country and Winchester was one of the first established in the south of England and has been in operation since 2008. The BID represents businesses working together to improve their city and invest collectively in local improvements that are in addition to those that are already delivered by local statutory bodies. The BID delivers a programme of events, projects and services to position and promote Winchester, manage and enhance the cityscape, support business growth and influence and inspire change. 

Hampshire Chronicle: Chesil House New Logo

Chesil House has been owned and occupied by the Steel family for four generations, serving the Hampshire community since 1860. Having recently undergone an extensive refurbishment – Chesil House is an exquisite venue

overlooking our beautiful walled garden on the banks of the River Itchen in the heart of historic Winchester. Fully licenced with resident caterers (Little Kitchen Company) the Chesil Suite has state of the art audio visual technology,

it is available for services, gatherings, presentations and events for up to 100 people in a truly unique setting. 

Hampshire Chronicle:

The Little Kitchen Company was established in 2011 and provides bespoke event catering for all occasions.

We cater for weddings, parties, corporate entertaining, Posh Picnics and plenty more - as an award winning Hampshire based caterer we will work with you to create the perfect event and menu.

We are delighted to be in partnership with Richard Steel and Partners heading up the catering offering at the stunning Chesil House venue.