Finalists revealed!

2019 Winners

Platinum Award

Sponsor:

Winner:

Royal Albert Memorial Museum & Art Gallery

“We were truly blown away by RAMM’s submission: the quality and range of work, and the sheer number of people who have enjoyed its offering. Here’s to another 150 years!”

@RAMMuseum | rammuseum.org.uk

 

Arts

Winner:

Thelma Hulbert Gallery

“Thelma Hulbert Gallery offers a remarkable range of exhibitions, and is an innovative, unsung hero in the community.”

@thelmahulbert | thelmahulbert.com

 

Bar

Winner:

Lloyd's Lounge

“Lloyds Lounge gets consistently good reviews, and it’s easy to see why – it has responded to Exeter’s needs. A determined business with the drive to succeed.”

@chillatlloyds | lloydslounge.co.uk

 

Business Services

Winner:

Air Marketing Group

“This is an intelligent company, clearly getting results for their clients. What a cracking 2018 they’ve had! A stellar company doing Exeter proud.”

@airmarketinggrp | air-marketing.co.uk

 

Café / Coffee Shop

Winner:

Apple Blossom Cafe

“Appealing décor, an abundance of light and local produce served by friendly staff: what more could you want?”

@applecafeuk 

 

Charity

Sponsor:

Winner:

Balloons (Devon)

“A true inspiration for Exeter, doing heaps on a small budget, making a big difference to people’s lives. Impressive profile and reach achieved this year.”

@fund4balloons | balloonscharity.co.uk

 

Civic

Winner:

CoLab Exeter

“A vital service for Exeter’s most vulnerable – and often overlooked – people. This is a highly complex undertaking and CoLab are rising to the challenge superbly.”

@CoLabExeter | colabexeter.org.uk

 

Civic

Winner:

Exeter Library

“With so many libraries across the country facing closure, Exeter Library’s nomination blew us away. Huge community offering, and an astonishing number of events.”

@exeterlibrary | www.devonlibraries.org.uk/web/arena/exeterlibrary

 

Creative

Winner:

Luminous Show

“Superb combination of technical and imaginative creativity delivering high-impact projects for some huge household name clients. Adds a splash of magic to major events – thrilling!”

@luminousshowtec | luminous-showtech.com

Education

Winner:

Cornerstone Academy Trust

“A very strong application. Demonstrating outstanding achievement from a highly technical, practical and successful organisation which is achieving nationally as well as locally.”

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Event

Winner:

Exeter Pride

“A fantastic 10th year for Exeter Pride, celebrating the LGBTQ+ community in a public and wholly inclusive way. A truly brilliant event for the region.”

@ExeterPride | exeterpride.co.uk

 

Food/Drink Producer

Winner:

Good Game

“Clear growth, strong brand, an admirable ethos and some seriously impressive business development five years into their journey.”

@goodgametopsham  | good-game.co.uk

Gastropub

Winner:

The Seven Stars

“Huge growth in food sales, and the team are engaging with the community through events, meal delivery services and charity work. Their energy is infectious.”

@7StarsKennford | sevenstarskennford.co.uk

Hair & Beauty

Sponsor:

Winner:

Radiance MediSpa

“Operating to an extremely high national standard, comparable to those on Harley Street. Putting Exeter on the map for quality beauty treatments and services.”

@RadianceMedispa | radiancemedispa.co.uk

Health & Wellbeing

Sponsor:

Winner:

Exeter City Community Trust

“Inspirational advocates for the importance of children living healthier, fitter lives through exercise. Having a huge impact in the city.”

@ExeterCCT | exetercitycommunitytrust.co.uk

Homes & Interiors

Winner:

Sapphire Spaces

“This what it’s all about! These guys really know their industry and are using internationally recognised suppliers whilst remaining connected to their community. Stunning results.”

@SapphireSpaces | sapphirespaces.co.uk

Leisure & Tourism

Sponsor:

Winner:

Royal Albert Memorial Museum & Art Gallery

“An extraordinary place celebrating 150 years of sparking curiosity in both young and old. We can all be proud of this world class attraction in Exeter.”

@RAMMuseum | rammuseum.org.uk

 

Legal & Financial

Sponsor:

Winner:

The Exeter

“Talk about growth and success! Added 49 new team members in 2018, whilst increasing income rapidly. Trading on a national scale with a city name.”

@_theexeter | the-exeter.com

New Business

Sponsor:

Winner:

Luminous Show Technology

“The mixture of experience and talent brought by the company founders, along with some serious hard work, has paid off. The future looks bright!”

@luminousshowtec | luminous-showtech.com

Property

Sponsor:

Winner:

Exeter Science Park

“An exciting development as a beacon of tech and innovation, bringing vital growth to the region, and reflecting the quality and talent in the city.”

@ExeterSciencePk | exetersciencepark.co.uk

 

Restaurant

Sponsor:

Winner:

MEAT59

“It’s clear that these guys are pros, both at sales and producing amazing burgers! They really care about providing the best service possible. Mouth-watering!”

meat59.com

 

Retailer

Sponsor:

Winner:

Nourish of Topsham

“A truly unique offering to Exeter, with a feel-good factor. Their continually increasing profits in a tough sector are highly impressive.”

@Nourish_Topsham  nourishoftopsham.com

Technology & Innovation

Sponsor:

Winner:

Degould

“Innovation in its purest form – Degould have used technology to create an impressive monitoring system saving time, money and resources. Very impressive, one to watch.”

degould.com