The Great Hall, 17 March 2022

2020 Winners

Exeter Living Award winners 2020.
Respect Festival

Platinum Award


Exeter Respect Festival

“Respect! Impressively inclusive. This event has resonated around Exeter and galvanised the community at a time of great societal need. It’s brought together people, charities, schools, businesses, everyone. Impressively inclusive.”

@ExeRespect |

Arts - Exeter Northcott Theatre 1



Exeter Northcott Theatre

“A landmark year for this artistic theatre with a record 100,000 people attending its shows throughout a compelling 2019, refocusing and unlocking its potential.”

@ExeterNorthcott |

Bar - The Oddfellows



The Oddfellows

“Oddfellows have had a highly successful 12 months, with a thriving pub and event service while always championing local produce. Raising the bar to new heights!”

@theoddfellows |

Business Services - NatWest Boost Home pic

Business Services



“This in-demand service has seen every networking event sold out within a matter of hours. It’s also successfully supported local businesses attracting fresh audiences all over Exeter.”

@NatWestBusiness |

Cafe - The Daisy Cafe 1



The Daisy Café

“This locally loved café has grown substantially and continues to bring great positivity. The Heavitree community is always guaranteed a clever food offering, backed by a thoughtful team.”

Charity - Jay’s AIM – Helping Young Hearts 1



Jay’s AIM – Helping Young Hearts

“This highly positive charity and role-model has made a vital contribution in its first year training thousands, and installing defibrillators in our local communities. Inspirational.”

@Jays_AIM |

Civic - Exeter Culture – on behalf of the Exeter UNESCO City of Literature Group 2



Exeter Culture – on behalf of the Exeter UNESCO City of Literature Group

“International coup for the city which reflects well on us in 2019 and will have a great impact in 2020. Superb collaboration from so many, enabling Exeter to gain UNESCO recognition.”

@artsandculturex |

Creative - Buddy Creative



Buddy Creative

“What a year for Buddy Creative, being named one of the top 10 design agencies in the UK! Its palpable ambition is fully supported by the quality of an award-winning portfolio. Immense work.”

@buddy_creative |

Education - Sparx




“Smart Sparx’s innovative approach to education has seen a phenomenal £50 million investment. It reached over one million users worldwide in 2019, all from strong Exeter roots!”

@sparxlearning |

Event - Exeter Respect Festival



Exeter Respect Festival

The event which has touched many. It brought much-needed positivity and brilliantly showcased significant human stories. A very special two days!”

@ExeRespect |

Food & Drink Prod - Blue Goose Coffee 1

Food/Drink Producer


Blue Goose Coffee

“A small company driving a big movement to create ethical and environmentally friendly change. Impressive market leaders with innovative products that have won us over!”

@BlueGooseCoffee |

Hair & Beauty - The Hair Boutique

Hair & Beauty


The Hair Boutique

“Inspirational, creative, innovative, the hair boutique has had a terrific year backed by clever digital marketing and smart business practices. Good to see them investing in their team, too.”

@_Hair_Boutique_ |


Health & Wellbeing


Bluebird Care Exeter

“Bluebird goes above and beyond, achieving 100% customer satisfaction in 2019. Further, it’s in the top 3% of care providers in the whole of the UK. Remarkable year.”

@BluebirdCareExe |

Homes & Interiors - Plastic Surgeon FF 1 (1)

Homes & Interiors


Plastic Surgeon Fine Finishers

“This industry-accredited company expertly expanded services and diversified into new markets. A great year, paving the path for fine finishers.”

@FineFinishers |

Legal & Financial - Bishop Fleming

Legal & Financial


Bishop Fleming

“Worthy champions in their centenary year – Bishop Fleming celebrated with its clients via a year-long campaign of charity events. Its £100,000 fundraising target was greatly surpassed. Top work!”

@BishopFlemingUK |

Leisure & Tourism - event Exeter

Leisure & Tourism


Event Exeter

“Exeter’s events reached new heights with a 20% increase in venue enquiries – all excellently marshalled by a hard-working marketing team. The go-to planners for a great event!”

@EventExeter |

New Biz - Pink Moon

New Business


Pink Moon

“Pink Moon has refreshingly brought California to Exeter’s doorstep whilst keeping true to using local suppliers, breaking revenue records month-by-month. A proper Instagrammable hotspot.”

@PinkMoonCafe |

Property - Hilton Barnfield Architects and DHUD


Property Winner:

Hilton Barnfield Architects and DHUD

“Shaping the city and transforming Exeter into a model ‘future place’. With a well-planned scheme for thousands of new homes this decade, its innovation stands it in great stead.”

@HiltonBarnfield |

Property - Mi-space UK 1


Property Winner:

Mi-space UK

“A stand-out year with customer satisfaction through the roof. Impressive projects secured in the hospital and university have cemented its position in the city.”

@mispacecomms |

Restaurant - The Cadeleigh Arms



The Cadeleigh Arms

“This gastronomic gem has increased its food offering and kitchen productivity massively in 2019. Great advocates for the area with 95% of its produce from local suppliers.”

@CadeleighArms |

Retailer - Momma Trucker Skates 1



Momma Trucker Skates

“Impactful locally, supporting Exeter’s skating community; impactful socially with its encouragement to all to get active; and increasingly impactful internationally in the sport. Impressive!”

@MommaTruckers |

Tech & Inno - Sparx 1

Technology & Innovation



“What happens when you mix tech with learning? Masterclasses. Sparx offers impressively complete online courses that reinvigorated students and sparked great grades.”

@sparxlearning |