Stop Press New Forest Brilliance in Business Awards Winners

Congratulations to 2022 Brilliance in Business Awards Winners and Finalists

The New Forest Brilliance in Business Awards 1 December 2022

Literally hot off the press from last night's Brilliance in Business Awards at Brockenhurst College and Careys Manor Hotel herewith the list of winners and finalists.

Enormous congratulations to Brilliant Business of the Year New Forest Activities!

The announcement of overall business of the year comes at the very end  - and the team at New Forest Activities was thrilled to be named as winner of the Solent Local Enterprise Partnership Award for Business of the Year! 

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And now for the individual category award winners. We'll go into more detail and with photos, next week!

The Country Inns Award for Apprentice of the Year

Winner: Maria Hajduk – Balmer Lawn Hotel

Kamron Flaxman – Woodland h at Hoburne Bashley
Samantha Gates – New Forest Activities

The Balmer Lawn Hotel Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Visitor Economy

Winner: Woodland h at Hoburne Bashley

Finalists:, Montagu Arms Hotel

The Escape Yachting Award for Marine and Maritime

Winner: BHG Marine

Finalists: GES Marine, Circle Marine Insurance

The Get Set Solent Award for Growth

Winner: Healthy Pet Store

Finalists: The Forest Foodie, Highball Cocktails

The Hampshire County Council Award for Contribution to the New Forest Community

Winner: The Stag Hotel, Lyndhurst

Finalists: St Barbe Museum and Art Gallery, Harvest Fine Foods

The HSBC UK Award for Entrepreneur of the Year

Winner: Sana Stephens – Timber


Tom Holman – Hampshire Candles
Sarah Fitzgerald – Sassys New Forest

The Forest Foot and Health Clinic Award for Health and Wellbeing

Winner: Shorefield Holidays

Finalists: Oakhaven Hospice, Bump & Glide

The Award for Outstanding Customer Care

Winner: Pylewell Park

Finalists: Go Ape Moors Valley, New Forest Collection

The New Forest District Council Award for Best New Forest Microbusiness

Winner: Naked Jam

Finalists: New Forest Tartan, Chocolate by Miss Witt

The New Forest Enterprise Centre Award for Best New Business

Winner: Forecourt E

Finalists: Forest Edge Roasting Company, The Tinker's Granddaughter

The New Forest Marque Award for Food and Drink

Winner: Sway Butchers

Finalists: The Commoners Larder, New Forest Fruit Company

The New Forest National Park Authority Award for Sustainable Business of the Year

Winner: Cottage Lodge Hotel

Finalists: Boon & Green, New Forest Escapes

The New Milton Advertiser and Lymington Times Award for Best New Forest Charity / Social Enterprise / Community Interest Company

Winner: The Honeypot Children's Charity

Finalists: New Forest Bike Project CIC, Olivia Inspires Charity

The Scott Bailey Award for Professional Services

Winner: Fordingbridge Print

Finalists: Creative Little World Copywriting, Padua Communications

The Solent University Award for Innovation

Winner: HP Music

Finalists: Oakhaven, MDS Leisure

The Southampton Business School Award for Young Person in Business

Winner: Tyler Hole - Multi-Signs


Molly Gunn - Scott Bailey
Abbie Hills - The Dazey Hills Company

The Totton College Award for Training and Development

Winner: New Forest Activities

Finalists: UK Chiropractic, Minstead Trust

The Simpson Hilder Associates Award for Personal Achievement

Winner: Robin Hutson OBE

Finalists: Anthony Climpson OBE, Aldred Drummond




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