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Somerset County Cricket Club shortlisted for Somerset Business Award

Somerset County Cricket Club are delighted to be able to announce that we have been shortlisted for a Somerset Business Award.

Following another outstanding year of Award entries from over 100 companies, the judges have spent weeks visiting businesses of all sizes and sectors from around the county and the finalists for each of the 14 categories have now been revealed.

Returning for its 13th year, the Somerset Business Awards evening is one of the most important dates in the county’s business calendar and is always well attended by many influential business people from within the vibrant business community.

Somerset County Cricket Club are a finalist in the Investing in Somerset Award, sponsored by EDF Energy.

Commenting on this year’s entries, Neil Wyatt, Head of Marketing at Higos Insurance Services Ltd– who has judged the Business of the Year Award for 51+ employees – said: “Once again the quality of entries was extremely impressive, demonstrating the large number of high performing businesses which exist throughout Somerset. It is always a tremendous privilege for the judges to visit the shortlisted businesses, which has resulted in very strong businesses making it through to the celebratory awards ceremony. Congratulations to all the finalists.”

Loren Gray, Events Manager at the Somerset Chamber of Commerce, organiser of the Somerset Business Awards, said: “We were so pleased to have received such great interest in the Awards, especially the new categories, which have seen an extraordinary number of high quality applications. We wish all the finalists the best of luck.”

Head of Marketing and Communications at SCCC, Sarah Trunks said: “It is an honour to be shortlisted for a Somerset Business Award and to be a finalist is great news for the Club. The other businesses in the Investing in Somerset category are outstanding and we look forward to meeting them on the night. To have made it this far is a real testament to the hard work of everyone at the Club.”

The Awards are sponsored by a variety of Somerset businesses from the county’s vibrant business community. Finalists and winners will be celebrated on Friday 20 October at the black-tie event, which will again be hosted by BBC News Presenter, Alex Lovell. The event, which is being held at Wellsprings Leisure Centre, has become one of the most important and popular dates in the county’s business calendar, and will be attended by up to 400 guests.

For more details on the Somerset Business Awards please click here

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