The winners of the inaugural 2022 Central South Business Awards, in association with Business South, were recognised at a glittering awards ceremony.

The ceremony, which took place at Hilton at the Ageas, was hosted by star of ITV’s hit show The Chase, Paul Sinha and recognised the outstanding achievements of the region’s business community.

The 15 winners included individuals and companies from across a wide range of sectors – from technology to construction to travel to the law sector.

Maarten Hoffmann, Managing Director at Platinum Media Group and organiser of the awards said: “The Central South Business Awards celebrate all the remarkable businesses in the region – and the people that work for them!  

The high quality of the business activity coming out of this region is remarkable, and on behalf of all the award sponsors, I’d like to extend our congratulations to all of this year’s winners and shortlisted finalists.”

Leigh-Sara Timberlake, Group CEO Business South, said: “It was good to see so many people join us for this Inaugural event.

“It Is Important to recognise the sheer abundance of talent and expertise we have In the Central South region.”

2022 Winners

Business Innovation of the Year
Sponsored by Sandown Mercedes-Benz
WINNER – Morgan Sindall Construction

Business Growth Award
Sponsored by Blake Morgan
WINNER – Penta Precision

Employer of the Year
Sponsored by HSDC
WINNER – Savills Southampton

Best Customer Service Award
Sponsored by Hilton at the Ageas Bowl
WINNER – Highfield Professional Solutions

Start-up of the Year
Sponsored by University of Southampton Science Park
WINNER – powerQuad

Contribution to the Skills Agenda
Sponsored by Eastleigh College
WINNER – Morgan Sindall Construction

Construction Project of the Year
Sponsored by BECG
WINNER – Branstone Farm, Arreton Valley (Isle of Wight Council)

Sustainable Business of the Year
Sponsored by Business South
WINNER – Greenwood Plants

Future Talent of the Year
Sponsored by Workforce South
WINNER – Dmitrijs Meiksans
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