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WPG Ltd is delighted to announce the four finalists in The Powys Business Awards in the Micro Business Category (Less than 10 employees).

The finalists are:

Cellar Drinks Company, Crickhowell

Cradocs Savoury Biscuits Ltd, Brecon

Etic Lab LLP, Newtown

Team Elite Ltd, Caersws

Chairman of WPG Ltd, Brian Jones said: “We at WPG Group Ltd are delighted to be sponsoring the Micro Business Category at this year’s Powys Business Awards.

“The entries received were of an extremely high calibre.

“Despite being small in staff numbers, these firms have shown that they are already making their mark and have loyal customer bases that in some cases stretch out across the whole country. They are all good ambassadors for Powys and for Wales as a whole.

Entrepreneurs

“It is wonderful to see such talented entrepreneurs emerging in Powys in so many different fields getting to the final, from food and drink to cutting-edge research and design and construction for the housing industry.

“All the very best of luck to all of the finalists. We look forward to seeing you in Newtown on Friday, October 8 and to providing the engraved trophies for all the winners in all of the categories on the night.”

Chairman Brian Jones' quote supporting business

Organisers Mid Wales Manufacturing Group launched The Powys Business Awards in 2009 but they were cancelled last year due to the Covid pandemic.

Drive-in Event

This year’s event will be very different as it will be a “Drive-in” event being held at NPTC Newtown Campus car park, with outdoor staging and screens, and takeaway food and drinks.

Each of the finalists in all categories will receive a free, professionally produced 30-second video and two complimentary tickets to the awards evening.

Ceri Stephens, Group Manager for Mid Wales Manufacturing Group, said: “The Powys Business Awards provide a fantastic platform for businesses to raise their profile. Those who enter the awards are independently judged on their excellent standards.

“The awards evening this year will be very different and we have embraced the difficulties to put on an innovative event in the region.”

This year sees a range of categories added to recognise the diverse mix of business sectors located within the County including Small Business Growth and Technology & Innovation.

Economy Minister Vaughan Gething said: “The Welsh Government is delighted to be supporting the Powys Business Awards again this year. These awards help promote the quality and diversity of businesses operating throughout Powys. Our recently published Programme for Government sets out our plans for a greener, fairer, more equal Wales over the next term, and supporting business and the economy is a cornerstone of our ambitions.”

The awards are an opportunity for all businesses, social enterprises and charities in Powys to compete for a chance tobe a winner, no matter if they are large or small or if they are a new start-up or an existing business.

In addition to the above awards, the Judging Panel have a discretionary award, called the Judges’ Award, which is made each year to recognise some outstanding achievement or person that has come to the judges’ attention during their visits.

The overall award for Powys Business of the Year 2021, sponsored by Powys County Council, will be selected from the category winners.

The full list of finalists follows:

Start-up Business Award sponsored by NPTC Group of Colleges:

By the Wye, Hay on Wye

Cherry Build Ltd, Llandrindod Wells

Network Praxis, Newtown

Entrepreneurship Award sponsored by Welsh Government

AL Technical/ 23 Social, Newtown

SWG Group, Welshpool

HILLS, Brecon

Micro Business Award (Less than 10 employees) sponsored by Welshpool Printing Group WPG Ltd

Cellar Drinks Company, Crickhowell

Cradocs Savoury Biscuits Ltd, Brecon

Etic Lab LLP, Newtown

Team Elite Ltd, Caersws

Growth Award sponsored by Development Bank of Wales 

CellPath Ltd, Newtown

Radnor Hills, Knighton

Trax JH Ltd, Newtown

Small Business Award (Under 30 employees) sponsored by The County Times

AL Technical Service Ltd, Newtown

Gloversure, Welshpool 

HILLS, Brecon

Small Business Growth sponsored by EDF Renewables

Beacon Detection Ltd, Brecon

Hughes Architects, Newtown

Team Elite Ltd, Caersws

Social Enterprise/ Charity Award sponsored by Myrick Training Services

Asiantaeth Ynni Severn Wye, Llandrindod Wells

Going Green for a Living Community Land Trust Ltd, Newtown

Red Kite Health Solutions CIC, Brecon

Technology & Innovation sponsored by Industry Wales

CellPath Ltd, Newtown

Parry and Evans Limited, Welshpool

Trax JH Ltd, Newtown

Wipak UK Ltd, Welshpool

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