Somerset CCC win Investing in Somerset Award

Somerset County Cricket Club were amongst the winners at the recent Somerset Business Awards.

In front of nearly 400 influential business professionals, the 2017 Somerset Business Awards were announced and celebrated at the annual celebratory dinner, held at Wellspring Leisure Centre in Taunton.

Hosted by BBC News presenter and TV personality Alex Lovell, the 14 Awards were presented by their sponsors, before the winners were announced and invited on stage to collect their trophy.

The Club were awarded the Investing in Somerset Award, sponsored by EDF Energy.

The award recognises companies who are passionate about supporting Somerset’s economy through local activity, demonstrated by their use of local employment, training, trading or regional supply chain. Sponsored by EDF Energy, Rob Jordan, Site Construction Director for the business, commented, “The Somerset Business Awards is a magnificent event and we congratulate everyone. Our finalists are all fully committed and aligned in their business, to ensure we create a legacy in Somerset.”

The Award was presented to Somerset Country Cricket Club for playing such a key role in the Somerset community. Sarah Trunks and Spencer Bishop from the Club’s Commercial Department collected the Award on stage.

The runners up were: Somerset Larder and Wyke Farms.

Head of Marketing and Communications at SCCC, Sarah Trunks said: “To win the Investing in Somerset Award is a real honour. This award is for everyone associated with the Club. Every single person within the organisation has played their part in helping us to achieve this. Congratulations must also go to the other outstanding finalists, Wyke Farm and Somerset Larder. Thank you also to EDF energy for sponsoring the award and to the Somerset Chamber of Commerce for organising another fantastic awards evening.”

On receiving the award Spencer Bishop, the Club’s Media and Community Executive said: “We are delighted to have won this Award. Somerset County Cricket Club is at the heart of the County and the County is very much at the heart of everything that we try and achieve.”

The Somerset Business Awards evening is one of the most important dates in the county’s business calendar and was once again well attended by many influential business people from within the vibrant business community.

For more details on the Somerset Business Awards please click here

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