Last Friday saw the finalists for the 2022 Mayor’s Business Awards revealed and judges are now working on selecting the winners.
There was a really great response to the call for nominations and it was tough to get them shortlisted.
In the coming weeks we’ll take a closer look at the different categories and see who’s been named.
Today we consider the Small Business Category of the Year, sponsored by longtime proponents Mapus Smith & Lemmon LLP, Chartered Accountants.
Two companies work in technology while the other company works in a store. They all provide excellent service.
Prontaprint in St James Street, Lynn, is part of a chain that has been providing printing solutions for 50 years.
It boasts “a wealth of experience, which we welcome the opportunity to show you on your next project”.
It is one of the only companies offering large format printing in Lynn as well as many other specialty printing services.
Uptech Ltd, of Bergen Way in North Lynn Business Village, is an IT support company that offers everything from equipment, security, and problem solving.
Employees share seven company values: added value, customer focus, teamwork, accessibility, embracing change, work ethic and relationship building.
This Is Fuller is located on Lynn’s Tuesday Market Place.
Founded in April 2017 by Jason Fuller, This is Fuller aims to be a fresh and fresh take on the traditional marketing/creative/digital/marketing agency model.
Fuller works with a wide range of companies, from local startups to multinational companies, and their client portfolio now includes companies in the USA and Norway as well as larger UK firms.
Here are the finalists in each category with their sponsors:
Mayor of Business of the Year, Sponsored by West Norfolk Council: Captain Fawcett, CGM Group, Jordan Fitness Limited.
Small Business of the Year Award, Sponsored by Mapus-Smith Lemmon LLP: Prontaprint King’s Lynn, This is Fuller, Uptech Limited.
Entrepreneur of the Year, sponsored by Brown & Company: Michael Baldwin (Bank House), Jason Carlton (Uptech Limited), Jordan Crepe (Vertex Architecture).
Business Innovation, Sponsored by MCP Solicitors: GH Hair Design, Premier Voice Data Limited, Uptech Limited.
Intern/Intern of the Year: Georgia Mountain (GH Hair Design), Jasmine Bentley (Department of Human Capital), Lexi Compton Merritt (True’s Yard Fisherfolk Museum).
Customer Care: Real estate agents Bennett & Co, Crazy Bananas Children’s Entertainment, West Norfolk Deaf Association.
Independent retailer, sponsored by The Bank House: Donaldson Fishmongers, West Norfolk Deaf Association, WhataHoot.
Entertainment and Tourism, Sponsored by Complete Commercial Finance: Majestic Cinema, The Angel Watlington, WhataHoot.
Employee of the Year, Sponsored by MARS: Kelly Melerski (Achieve Together), Alejandra Mosquera Diaz (Dental Design Studio), Roxanne Freestone (Queen Elizabeth Hospital).
King’s Lynn Champion, Sponsored by Discover King’s Lynn: Duke’s Head Hotel, Prontaprint King’s Lynn, WhataHoot.
Environmental Champion: Greenyard Frozen Ltd, Lynn Shellfish Ltd, Tamar Nurseries Ltd.
The awards are organized by the West Norfolk Council, in association with Lynn News. Awards are presented at a gala dinner at the Lynn Corn Exchange on Friday, March 4.