Finalists revealed for Solihull Awards 2024 - The Solihull Observer

Finalists revealed for Solihull Awards 2024

Solihull Editorial 9th Jul, 2024   0

THE FINALISTS for the Solihull Awards 2024 have been announced.

Solihull Chamber of Commerce has revealed the 44 businesses and individuals in the 12 categories for the awards.

Winners will be announced at a special ceremony at Hilton Birmingham Metropole on September 13.

Samantha Frampton, head of Solihull Chamber of Commerce, said: “I am delighted to see the list of fantastic businesses that have been shortlisted for this year’s awards. I would like to thank everyone that has taken the time to apply, and I look forward to seeing everyone on the night.”

Judging this year’s applicants were Ruth Pipkin, managing director at Rewired PR, Calum Nisbet, chief executive at Kaleidoscope, Kingston Myles, director of enterprise at Birmingham Museums Trust, Sarah Griffiths, head of projects at Intercity Technology, Sam Watson, store director at Selfridges Birmingham, and Harvir Sahota, chief executive at Mahirs Experience.

Speaking on judging the shortlisted applicants, Kingston Myles said: “It’s clear that the business community is strong in Solihull.

“Despite the current economic conditions, it’s been inspiring to see a range of international, national and local businesses all based in Solihull apply for a variety of awards.

“Judging these awards wasn’t easy, all of these businesses are contributing to the economy and community in a wealth of ways – they’re all worthy winners but I look forward to seeing the overall winners for these awards announced in September.”

The shortlist for this year’s 12 award categories are:

Solihull’s Award for Excellence in Change and Sustainability

Amtico International

Polestar Solihull

The Window Centre

Touchwood Solihull

Solihull’s Award for Excellence in Contribution to Community- sponsored by runyourfleet

Birmingham Business Park


Solihull Summer Fest

Visit Knowle

Solihull’s Award for Excellence in Customer Services

CAPE Coaching and Development Ltd

Evac+Chair International

Polestar Solihull

Röhlig UK Ltd


Solihull’s Award for Excellence in Hospitality & Retail

Hogarths Hotel and Restaurant Ltd

KIBOU Japanese Kitchen and Bar

Touchwood Solihull

Visit Knowle

Solihull’s Award for Excellence in Professional Services

Davisons Law


Prime Accountants Group

Sydney Mitchell LLP


Solihull’s Award for Excellence in Sales, Marketing and Communications

Eric Lyons Ltd

K Hulse Consulting

Perception Copywriting

The Recruitment Duo

Solihull’s Award for Excellence in Technology and Innovation

Evac+Chair International



Solihull’s Award for Excellence in Third Sector- sponsored by Birmingham Business Park

Birmingham Dogs Home

Sport 4 Life UK

St Basils Charity

Solihull’s Award for Excellence in Training, Education and Development in People

Forward Education Trust


MAN Commercial Protection Ltd

Solihull College and University Centre

Solihull’s Outstanding Start-Up, Enterprise and Entrepreneurship

Glam and Glow Beauty Lab

Jim Kringle

Solihull Virtual Assistant

UB Healthcare Ltd

Solihull’s Rising Star and Future Leader

Zain Ahmend from Made Architecture

Rory Pickin from Röhlig UK Ltd

Sarah Breslin from Solihull College & University Centre

Ian Rogers from Solihull Summer Fest

One business will also be crowned Solihull’s Business of the Year, sponsored by Solihull Council.

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