Last week we hosted an awards evening at La Reunion for the Guernsey Business of the Year Awards to celebrate all of the local winners from among thebestof Guernsey business members, and the evening was a great success enjoyed by all who attended.

The Business of the Year Awards evening was held on Friday 8th March 2019 and La Reunion did us proud as our venue. They were also celebrating as they won the overall award for being Guernsey Business of the Year 2019.

There were approximately 70 attendees at the awards evening, watching the awards and certificates get handed out to the winners. Bonboniera kindly provided the balloons to decorate the venue, and DJ’s Party On provided the entertainment.

As we detailed in this blog there were nine local award winners who topped their category: Specsavers Opticians Market SquareSarnia MutualTrim Dog Pet CentreA ‘Dora’ Bubble PhotographyAey’s Relaxing MassageHome James Car Return ServiceFirstcallLotus Pools and Sunshine Nursery & Preschool.

We raised £454 for local charity Bulstrode House for cancer relief here on Guernsey with our raffle on the night. First prize in the raffle, a pair of London Gatwick return flights with Aurigny, was won by Lisa Cruywagen.

Among the other raffle prize winners Diane de Garis won £80 Indian Cottage voucher kindly donated by Sarnia MutualSilvi Magloire won a Sony Extra Bass Wireless Black Speaker from Guernsey ElectricitySarah Burchett won a three course lunch or early dinner for two including a glass of Prosecco at La Reunion, and Sam Sparkes won a family location shoot plus 10 digital images with A’Dora’Bubble Photography.

In addition Tom Glendinning won a £35 Trim Dog Pet Centre voucher, Neil Griffiths won £100 Amazon voucher kindly donated byAey’s Relaxing Massage, Shaun Harrison won a golden drinks hamper from de garis accountingJenny & Max Gaudion won a £20 Home James voucher and Mark Barnett won a beautiful bouquet from The New Rose Bowl.

Photographs from the night, taken by JR Photography, can be viewed on our Facebook page and you can discuss the evening and the awards on social media using #BizOfTheYear.

For further details on any of the businesses mentioned above please click the link to go to their feature page on thebestof Guernsey website.

If you are a local business wondering why you should join thebestof Guernsey then please read this blog and check out our feature page.