Winners crowned at North Lincolnshire Business Awards 2022

Winners crowned at North Lincolnshire Business Awards 2022

A man who can roll his own red carpet to match Buckingham Palace’s finest has been crowned North Lincolnshire Business Person of the Year, as his company was also honored at a veritable Royal Bash .

Miles Shaw received the highest personal honor as the South Bank business community helped kick-start the celebration of the Queen’s impending Platinum Jubilee with a night dedicated to Her Majesty.

The leading multi-channel carpet business owner was named Young Entrepreneur of the Year in 2016, with business excellence accolades at his Freeman Street-based GCW 2018.

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A proud ambassador of his Grimsby home town, the second generation business owner also saw the company take home the North East Lincolnshire Business Development Award.

And after taking his parents Ivor and Avett on stage with him to take personal praise at the Hull and Humber Chamber of Commerce event, he said: “I really didn’t expect to win. I was asked when I How did Young Entrepreneur Jeeta go, and I didn’t know what to say, on reflection I felt like I went from a guy to a guy.

“Today, I know that I am nothing but a product of my mom and dad, so being able to do that means a lot. It is a pleasure to be here with them, especially since my mother was really ill this time last year with aggressive brain cancer. This award is for what they have done.”

Miles Shaw, center, with mum and dad Avett and Ivor Shaw, left and right, with North East Lynx Area Chamber Council Chair Irene Keel and Wilkin Chapman partner Jane Eatock. (Image: Grimsby News & Pictures Agency)

IMF flooring includes a Grimsby store, online business RunRug and a new Lincoln Outlet that opened last year, as well as new build fit outs for domestic and commercial. It is supported by 40,000 square feet of storage.

“Business is great, testing, troubling, but we were positively impacted through covid, we got a lot of market share, so a financial one with the need for more employees, more vans, more fitters and more warehouse space. There was a stretch.

“I said in 2014 the target was £10 million business, we are still going for it; we are on £7.5 million and we will achieve that goal. Most importantly, I enjoy the journey I am having fun and who am I working with?

Another familiar name also received top acclaim at the Northern Lincolnshire Business Awards.

Gembild Party, with Paul Barker, second right, and Mark Carroll, left. (Image: Grimsby News & Pictures Agency)

Construction partner at Gembuild, the emerging King’s Park in Scartho, streams the Regal Lynx, receiving the Forrester Boyd Business Excellence Award.

Managing Director Paul Barker was crowned Business Person of the Year when Mr Shaw took the title of Young Entrepreneur, as well as 2016 saw the Humberston-headquartered firm taking the North East Lincolnshire business development gong.

The hat-trick was completed with due respect, which cannot be applied for, as it is awarded at the discretion of the judges.

“It’s a recognition of what we do, we’ve been after this for a long time, and it’s a huge sum to me,” Mr Barker said. “We’ve always wanted to be better, that’s a big achievement for us. We have work until 2023, building a business is tough but we’re moving forward, I have a great team, and it’s all because of the people we have.” is about. We are very settled.”

Lindsay Covey and Dan Clarke, the pair behind Grimberyan, along with Chamber President Mike Whitehead and North Lincolnshire Region President Paul Cooper.  (Image: Grimsby News & Pictures Agency)
Lindsay Covey and Dan Clarke, the pair behind Grimberyan, along with Chamber President Mike Whitehead and North Lincolnshire Region President Paul Cooper. (Image: Grimsby News & Pictures Agency)

Staff of 20 doubles with regular sub-contractors. The contract manager, Mark Carroll, said: “Excellence is what we strive for. It’s the attitude we put into the way we do things.”

Entrepreneurship in the arts and ‘crafts’ also received strong recognition, with Francesca Young, Virtual Music Academy, Grimberien and Doux Beers all winning categories.

Grimberian was rewarded for four years inspiring a community, with a picture-based introduction to a town’s champion.

Student friends Dan Clark and Lindsay Covey bring their photography and journalism skills together as they launch New Year’s Day 2018.

We hope we have made an impact, we are really proud of what it has become,” he said.

The monochrome images led to an exhibition, public talks and an agreement with Grimsby Town’s match program, which promised more.

“It started out as a photographic project and grew into a lot more celebrating excellence in the community,” said Dan — with both oddly proud themselves of being in the spotlight.

“The important thing was to bring in positivity. People don’t shout much about good things.”

Part of that good stuff is Riverhead Coffee owner Nick Till, who was named Tillet’s Business Woman of the Year.

“I am really surprised, very pleasantly surprised,” she said.

In front of Nick Till are Chamber North East Lincolnshire region chair Irene Keel, left, and sponsor Melanie Tillett.  (Image: Grimsby News & Pictures Agency)
In front of Nick Till are Chamber North East Lincolnshire region chair Irene Keel, left, and sponsor Melanie Tillett. (Image: Grimsby News & Pictures Agency)

The support and recognition from the business community is fantastic, as is the loyalty of our regular customers who support us. ,

A third location opened in Victoria Street late last year, and is now bringing catering and baking classes for children to the fore after a commercial kitchen facility.

After West End professionals and students of the performing arts at Grimsby Institute paid tribute to the Queen from Rock instead of royalty, the awards flowed in with the flag-waving finale of Land of Hope and Glory and the national anthem.

A message of support and congratulations on behalf of the Queen was also broadcast by Chamber President Mike Whitehead.

2022 Roll of Honor:

Hull & Humber Chamber of Commerce Special Award

Winner: Philips 66

HBP Systems Business Growth Award

Winner: Lindsay Lodge Hospice & Healthcare

Runner-up: Gembuild Ltd., Humberston; Know the movie, Scunthorpe.

Wilkin Chapman Business Person of the Year

Winner: Miles Shaw, IMS Flooring, Grimsby

Runner-up: Ciaran Savage, Card Industry Professional, Aylesby; Josh Walshe, Walsh Property Limited, Scunthorpe

Technical Absorber International Trade Award

Winner: Virtual Music Academy Ltd., Tetany

Runner-up: Medibiosens Ltd., Westwoodside; Ramsden International, Grimsby

Bridge McFarland New Business Award

Winner: BeGreatFitness, Grimsby

Runner-up: The Mortgage Space Ltd., Scunthorpe; Virtual Music Academy Ltd., Tetany

Docs Bear Young Business Person of the Year Award

WINNER: Francesca Young, Francesca Young Art, Cleothorpes

Runner-up: Bailey Greetham-Clark, BeGreatFitness, Grimsby; Cameron Richardson-Eames, Virtual Music Academy Ltd., Tetany

North East Lincolnshire Business Development Award

Winner: IMS Flooring, Grimsby

Runners-up: Docks Bears, Grimsby; Nannis Farm, Grimsby

North Lincolnshire Business Investment Award

Winner: HBP Systems Ltd., Scunthorpe

Runner-up: Know the Media, Scunthorpe; Rapid Travel Group, Hovasham

Grimsby Institute Training Excellence Award

Winner: Sylvester Keel Ltd., Grimsby

Runner-up: HBP Systems Ltd., Scunthorpe; Gembuild Limited, Humberston

Excellence in Community Award

Winner: Grimbarion CIC, Grimsby

Runner-up: Nannis Farm, Grimsby; Ongo, Scunthorpe

Pepperels Innovation Award

Winner: Medibiosense Ltd., Westwoodside

Runner-up: Paragon Traffic Management, Scunthorpe; Virtual Music Academy Ltd., Tetany

Tillets Business Woman of the Year

Winner: Nick Till, Riverhead Coffee, Grimsby

Runner-up: Rebecca Anderson-Hall, Rapid Travel Group, Hosham; Natalie Cook, Appointment Consulting Ltd., Grimsby

Business Live Pandemic Business Thrive and Survive Award

Winner: Docks Bears, Grimsby

Runner-up: The Culture House, Grimsby; Go Cruise, Grimsby

Forrester Boyd Business of the Year Award

Winner: Gembuild Limited

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