Solihull businesses take home top prize at awards - The Solihull Observer

Solihull businesses take home top prize at awards

Solihull Editorial 11th Jun, 2023   0

INSPIRATIONAL achievers from Solihull area were among those celebrated at the second Business Success Recognition Awards, held in Birmingham at the weekend.

Finalists selected from hundreds of nominations assembled at The Eastside Rooms on Saturday (June 3) for the return of the glittering awards ceremony, hosted by MC Dave Sharpe.

Thirteen category winners from across the UK were announced, including business start-up, rising star, business growth, franchisee of the year and team of the year. Local winners were Anna Neville, of Kidslingo, Solihull (Business Leader/Manager of the Year) and Tracey McAtamney of Ladies First Professional Development from Balsall Common (Networker of the Year).

Anna Neville said: “I am absolutely thrilled, delighted and honoured to win.

“To be recognised as a great leader ultimately means that you have an amazing team to lead.

“I’m so fortunate to have a hardworking and passionate team of franchisees and tutors who deliver Kidslingo’s French and Spanish classes to young children right across the UK. I aim to lead by example and inspire all of them to do their best.”


Tracey McAtamney, who has been director at Ladies First for more than six years, said: “I am absolutely delighted to be recognised as the winner of the Networker of the Year Award at the Business Success Recognition Awards.

“My own Awards Team will confirm that I am most comfortable behind the scenes of the awards celebrating the success of other businesses.

“It was truly an honor to be nominated, announced as a finalist and a winner! I can now fully appreciate the emotions of taking part in Awards from start to finish – I was completely out of my comfort zone!”

The evening was organised by Stacey Calder, from Leamington, the founder, leader and editor of the Business Success Network and Magazine.


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