Award winners and sponsors from the 2008 Lowestoft & Waveney Chamber of Commerce Business Awards.


Best Innovation & Innovative Approach to Business Award

Sponsored by: Norton Peskett Solicitors
Winners: Fern Communications
Highly Commended: Spring Design & Advertising

Business Growth Award

Sponsored by: PKF
Winners: Spring Design & Communications
Highly Commended: Everything Office


Business Management Award

Sponsored by: Lowestoft College (Astral Centre)
Winner: Lings Honda
Highly Commended: Everything Office


Business Person of the Year Award

Sponsored by: One Estates
Winner: Kath Temple, Lifelong Learning Company
Highly Commended: Bob Taylor, Everything Office


Business Start up Award

Sponsored by: Business Link East
Winner: Sanctuary Beads
Highly Commended: Spring Design & Advertising


Community Impact Award

Sponsored by: Essex & Suffolk Water
Winner: Cibo
Highly Commended: Anglia Recruitment Group


Creative Lowestoft Business Investment Award

Sponsored by: 1st East
Winner: Lings Honda
Highly Commended: M R Kings & Sons


Diversity in Business Award

Sponsored by: Job Centre
Winner: Harrod UK
Highly Commended: Cibo


Employee of the Year Award

Sponsored by: Motivation Matters
Winner: Jason Wade, Britten Centre
Highly Commended: Terri Branch, Edward Jones Ltd


Environmental Award

Sponsored by: Everything Office
Winner: Bright Green (East of England) Ltd
Highly Commended: Spring Design & Advertising


Excellence in Marketing Award

Sponsored by: Lowestoft Journal (Archant)
Winner: Spring Design & Advertising
Highly Commended: Harrod UK

Innovation through Technology Award

Sponsored by: SSDM
Winner: Everything Office
Highly Commended: Empowering Communities.org


Manufacturing Award

Sponsored by: Jeldwen
Winner: AKD Engineering Ltd
Highly Commended: Harrod UK

Outstanding Business of the Year Award

Sponsored by: Lowestoft & Waveney Chamber of Commerce President
Winner: Harrod UK
Highly Commended: Small & Co Company


Outstanding Customer Service Award

Sponsored by: Bob Blizzard MP
Winner: M R King & Sons
Highly Commended: Nursey of Bungay


Retail Innovation Award

Sponsored by: Britten Shopping Centre
Winner: Lings Honda
Highly Commended: Chadds 

Training & Development Award

Sponsored by: The Hotel Victoria & Carlton Manor Hotel
Winner: M R Kings & Sons
Highly Commended: Harrod UK