Bringing together a guest list of over 500 trailblazing business owners and managers, the Amazon Growing Business Awards 2016 were hosted by comedian Rob Beckett and added some incredible companies to an illustrious alumni.
Fourex were awarded the Triumph over Adversity award along with another business, Trent Refractories. The acknowledgement of the passion and dedication of the Fourex team despite the challenges we have faced means a great deal, a view shared by our fellow winner.
Evidence of how far business success has spread in the UK, the Amazon Growing Business Awards 2016, supported by the CBI, saw at least one winning or highly commended business in almost every region of Britain. While London-based businesses such as Joseph Joseph and Larsson & Jennings led the way with the most awards, those in the South West and South East of England were the next most successful.
Doug Gurr, UK country manager for headline sponsor Amazon, said: “We would like to offer our congratulations to all the winners and businesses highly commended.
Picking up the achievements of smaller businesses in particularly, Gurr stressed these are the “backbone of Britain”. “It’s immensely inspiring to hear such a number of success stories, showing that creative ideas and relentless drive is found around the country.”