Here they are, folks – the 2020 finalists for the Midlands!
The Midlands was home to the 2018 Great British Entrepreneurs of the Year, Alan and Juliet Barrett of Grenade. Will we find our big winner here again this year?
Unfortunately, we can’t come back to Birmingham this year due to lockdown restrictions, but we’re looking forward to welcoming each and every finalist from the Midlands to our virtual final on 23rd September.
You can find out more about the virtual final and
book your free tickets here.
This year, we have 71 entrepreneurs shortlisted in 14 categories. And one finalist will be crowned 2020 Midlands Entrepreneur of the Year.
And we’re delighted to reveal the 2020 finalists for the Midlands:
Creative Industries Entrepreneur of the Year
Janet Gray |
Feed My Creative CIC Sarah & Steve Boden | Imagine Theatre Louise West | Louise West Lace Design Nicki Capewell | Pedddle Disruptor of the Year
Daniel Bridgewater |
Buckt Melissa Snover | Nourished Yen Wei Goo | Paguro Upcycle Simon Washbrook | popcorn Entrepreneur for Good Award
Kristina Salceanu |
Advent of Change Dean Jackson, Gaz Jones, Grant Thompson, Lee Marples, Luke Smith & Rachel Hayward | Derby Swap Shop Pamela Aculey | Just Like Me Books Chris Meah | School of Code Entrepreneurial Spirit Award
Kerrie-Ann Wynter |
Moonstone Day Care Angela Stewart | NurtureCare Ltd Chantel Hall-Reid & Dionne Barrett | Sister2Sister Fungai Ndemera | The Flame Lily Healthcare Family Business Entrepreneur of the Year
Suzy Sanders |
Alchemy Virtual Assistance John & Leo Lashley | Brooklyn Brownie Co. Jo & Tony Miln | Soundgas Ltd Mark Drabble & Melissa Downhill | Tin Man Scrap Metal Fashion & Beauty Entrepreneur of the Year
Laura Ella Griffiths |
BY LAURA ELLA Fazane Fox | Fazane Malik Clothing LTD Rose Ovensehi | Flora & Curl Haircare Sian Harris | SD PMU Limited Food & Drink Entrepreneur of the Year
Katherine Jenner |
Burning Barn Rum George Blurton & Hugo Hodgson | Long Shot Drinks Alex Archibald & Bethany Tomlinson | LYFBAR LTD Gita Raikundalia | Nakasero Foods Health & Wellbeing Entrepreneur of the Year
Lorraine Hill |
Hampton Clinic Holly Matthews | Holly Matthews ltd Penny Weston | MADE & Moddershall Oaks Country Spa Retreat Dee Gardner | The Menopause Experts Pivot Entrepreneur of the Year
Theo Millward |
FranScape Keira O’Mara | Mama Designs Ltd Lee Nazari | SWOOPE EAT Ben & Michael Dyer | The Inspirational Learning Group Scale-Up Entrepreneur of the Year
Veejay Lingiah |
Learning Labs Jason Nesbitt & Sophie Hainsworth | LoyalFree Kirsty Gale | Red Carpet Ready Ltd John Fennell | Rotherwood Healthcare Service Industries Entrepreneur of the Year
Luke Tobin |
Digital Ethos Sam Cattell | Mindful Mortgages Rebecca Simkiss | SimkissGuy Recruitment Ltd Wendy Deab | Strategi Solutions Group Ltd Small Business Entrepreneur of the Year
Leon Smith-McCalla |
LS Recruitment Ltd Alan Ellis | Purchase It Barry Tong | Stephensons Online LTD Hana Glover | The Bead Shop Ltd Start-Up Entrepreneur of the Year
Sam Hallett |
Enable Life Ltd Charlotte Wilson & Francesca Tricarico | Future Cloud Accounting Hamish Light | Local e Sourced Datsa Gaile | SolaAir Sequin Walls UK Young Entrepreneur of the Year
Katie Gillies |
Katie Gillies Charlie Rodman | Super Socks Emily Tomlinson | The Party Palace & Princess Promotions Rebecca Dean | Unico 3 Ltd