Excellence Awards 2018

An evening of celebration, the Solihull BID Excellence Awards 2018 showcase Solihull's thriving business community


Awards Sponsors

Outstanding employees and innovative companies were given their moment in the spotlight at the annual Solihull BID Excellence Awards 2018, hosted by ITV's Sameena Ali-Khan. Hundreds of people attended the red-carpet awards ceremony on Thursday, November 22, at the St Johns Hotel on Warwick Road. The event was sponsored by Touchwood, Solihull College & University Centre, Phoebus Software and BNP Paribas Personal Finance.

Meet the Judges

The awards judging panel has the difficult job of whittling down all of the entries to shortlists before ultimately deciding who our winners are. Meet our select group below

John Callaghan

Solihull College & University Centre Principal

Eileen Schofield

Principal Solicitor, Schofield & Associates

David Bradnock

HM Deputy Lieutenant for the West Midlands

Paul Brown

Director, EY

Ojay McDonald

Chief Executive of the Association of Town & City Management

David Colcombe

Chef Director, Tonic Talent & Chef Consultant, Liquid PR

Stacey Barnfield

Director, Edwin Ellis Creative Media

This year's winners

Here is the roll of honour from the 2018 Solihull BID Excellence Awards

Best Customer Service

New Look

Outstanding Innovation & Enterprise

Phoebus Software

Best Independent

Tap & Tandoor

Outstanding Team

Thursfields

Best Apprentice

Taylor Mullins (BNP Paribas Personal Finance)

Best Trainee

Kiran Kaur (Specsavers)

Outstanding Corporate Social Responsibility Project

Specsavers 25 in 25

Best Hospitality & Leisure

The White Swan