Air-IT were delighted to sponsor and announce the winner of the Business Improvement Through Technology category at the Nottinghamshire Business Awards, which were held by the East Midlands Chamber at Colwick Hall on Friday 15th September, 2017.

EMC Notinghamshire Business Awards sponsor 2017

About the Awards

Organised and ran by the East Midlands Chamber, the annual Business Awards celebrate and reward the region’s finest businesses.

Widely respected by the business community, the standard and level of entrants was once again incredibly high with 52 finalists shortlisted across 12 categories in Nottinghamshire alone.

Business Awards 2017

Nottinghamshire Business Awards, 2017

Split into three main groups, the awards were designed to recognise businesses for development and growth, excellence in performance and to celebrate people, before culminating in the overall award for Business of the Year.

The Awards Ceremony

The black-tie event was opened by Chamber President, Geoff Poyzer and hosted by popular radio presenters Andy Miller and Jenny Longdon of Gem 106.

Chamber President, Geoff PoyzerChamber President, Geoff Poyzer

A gala dinner, entertainment and an after-dinner dance followed the four course meal and there was networking throughout.

Andy Miller and Jenny Longdon on stageAndy Miller and Jenny Longdon on stage

Business Improvement Through Technology Sponsor

Part of the development and growth category, Air-IT were delighted to sponsor and announce the Business Improvement Through Technology Award.

Proud sponsor logo

As inaugural winners of the same award in 2014, we were extremely proud to sponsor the category which recognises businesses who have exploited the latest technologies to improve overall business performance.

As sponsor, Air-IT were invited to judge all the entrants and shortlist finalists. However, with several of our clients being involved, we asked the Chamber to judge the awards on our behalf to avoid any conflict of interest.

The finalists were:

  • Forsyth Barnes
  • Hallam Internet
  • Shredall SDS Group
  • Solutions for Accounting
  • Total Integrated Solutions

Please watch the Business Improvement Through Technology Award video below:

Business Improvement Through Technology – Air-IT sponsor video

Air-IT CEO, Todd McQuilkin was the first sponsor of the night to announce an award whcih was won by digital marketing agency, Hallam Internet. Please see the moment from our Twitter feed below:

Hallam Internet and sponsor, Air-ITHallam Internet and sponsor, Air-IT


The full list of all award categories, sponsors, winners and runners-up can be found here.

Nottinghamshire Business Award winners 2017Nottinghamshire Business Award winners 2017

We’d like to congratulate everyone who took part and say special congratulations to Abacus Lighting who took the overall award as Nottinghamshire Business of the Year.

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