CellPath were the big winners at the South Wales Chamber of Commerce Welsh Business Awards 2018 after scooping a win in the Success Through Overseas Trade category and being named Welsh Business of the Year!
Held on Thursday 21st February at City Hall in Cardiff and hosted by Welsh presenter Gethin Jones, the glittering ceremony aims to recognise the very best from business across Wales and celebrate success, excellence in best practice and the contribution Welsh businesses make to the wider community.
Dr Neil Haine, Research and Development Director at CellPath commented:
“We are very proud to be recognised at the Welsh Business Awards and be named Welsh Business of the Year. It showcases the hard work our innovative team puts in daily.
“Over the last few years, we have made it our mission to make our mark on the international market and to increase exports and growth. We’re export-focused and winning not only Welsh Business of the Year but also Success Through Overseas Trade highlights this dedication”.
The University of South Wales supported the Welsh Business Awards for another year as the headline sponsor. Other sponsors included NPTC Group, Western Power Distribution, Pro-Steel Engineering, Associated British Ports South Wales, Construct A Quote, Heart Radio, Atradius, Bevan & Buckland, Milford Waterfront, and Effective Communication; who all sponsored individual categories of the awards.
Dr Louise Bright, Director of Research and Business Engagement at the University of South Wales, said:
“This year’s awards really did showcase the best that Wales has to offer in terms of business excellence and innovation.
“We are very proud to be able to sponsor the Welsh Business Awards for another year and offer our congratulations to CellPath Ltd who were ultimately the big winners of the night”.
Heather Myers, CEO of South and Mid Wales Chamber of Commerce also commented:
“We were all astounded by the calibre and diversity of the category winners this year. It made choosing a clear winner a difficult task, but all the judges collectively felt that CellPath Ltd stood out”.
“They’ve demonstrated an incredible commitment to Wales and have become a significant employer in the region, offering high-skilled jobs where employees can grow. They are an established business with a solid growth record, with clear future plans”.
“CellPath is making a name for themselves and for Wales, by taking their products overseas, showcasing their innovative business mentality”.
“Their investment into the local community and their focus on giving back to society through charitable support impressed us all. They’re a clear example of what business in Wales is about, demonstrating exemplary growth, a forward focus and local commitment”.
This years’ Welsh Business Awards winners:
Commitment to Customer Service, sponsored by Construct a Quote -Valleys to Coast Housing
Commitment to Skills and People Development, sponsored by NPTC Group – Apollo Teaching Services
Excellence in Community Relations, sponsored by Effective Communication – Gallagher
Excellence in Environmental Management, sponsored by Bevan & Buckland – Refurbs Flintshire
Excellence in Marketing and Communications, sponsored by Global Radio (Heart FM) – West Wales Holiday Cottages
Growth Business of the Year, sponsored by Pro-Steel Engineering – MVVRS Group
Success Through Innovation, sponsored by Western Power Distribution – Bionema Ltd
Success Through Overseas Trade, sponsored by Atradius – CellPath Ltd
Young Entrepreneur of the Year, sponsored by Associated British Ports South Wales – Daniel Shepherd of CanDo Laundry Services Ltd