The awards will be presented at Springconf, Thursday 16th May, 10am-3pm, Cardiff City Stadium. The event is open to all. You can book tickets (including free visitor tickets or conference tickets, which give you access to reserved seating, the three course gala lunch and award giving) HERE.

Congratulations to the finalists…

Business Evolution
Sponsored by Mitchell Meredith

Castle Gallois Properties
DKnine Fitness
CWL Media
Maid to Help Cleaning Specialists
The Welsh Air Ambulance Charitable Trust
HR Dept
Jessica Draws Media Ltd
Beton Bauen
Wasser Work
Challenge Wales

Customer Focus
Sponsored by Insight6

CWL Media
Penguin Wealth
Maid to Help Cleaning Specialists
Tech-Wales ltd
Team Metalogic
Cwtchy House
Save Money With Us
Charles Derby Financial Services Ltd

Breakthrough Brand
Sponsored by Marketing without the BS

Traffic Jam Media
Crafty Devil Brewing Company
Dreams and Wishes Charity
Treen Coward Associates
treefrög designs
Maverick Communication
Tropic By Rosie
Skyhawk Global

Sponsored by Forte Web Solutions

Cloves Dental Care
Hub XV
Family Crosspoint Ltd
Insurgo Media Services
Ripple Living
Castle Gallois Properties

Startup Spark
Sponsored by Assurance Accountancy

Unpretentious Cafe
The Kitchen Bureau
Castle Gallois Properties
Proactive First Aid Solutions
Twale Cuisine
Adventure Digital
LCVA Services
Starrd Solutions

Inspiring Leader
Sponsored by Leading Confidently

Angela Hughes – The Welsh Air Ambulance Charitable Trust
Wendy Hobbs – Dreams and Wishes Charity
Joy Ogeh-Hutfield – Joy Transformation

Young Entrepreneur
Sponsored by Ajuda

Abz Tahar – Assurance Accountancy Ltd
Peter Marezana – Unpretentious Cafe
Samantha Howells – Maid to Help Cleaning Specialists
Cara Moss – Maid to Help Cleaning Specialists
Alix Charles – Alix Digital
Katie Hughes – Sure Safety Consultancy
Trystan Davies – Proactive First Aid Solutions Ltd
Jon Wright – Adventure Digital Ltd
Neil Challenger – Challenger Design

Environmental Excellence
Sponsored by Penarth Management

Ripple Living
Archer & Brooks Ltd
Insurgo Media Services
Skyhawk Global
Challenge Wales
UMT Upcycling & Mobility Training

Business Author
Sponsored by Wordcatcher Publishing

Morgan Online Marketing
Up Write
Starrd Solutions Ltd

Engaging Speaker
Sponsored by Maverick Communication

Alix Charles – Alix Digital
Marina Hauer – Apricity Studio
David Davies – The Core Asset
Joy Ogeh-Hutfield – Joy Transformation

Lifetime Achievement
Sponsored by Robertsons Solicitors
– will be announced on the day

Personal Development
Sponsored by Dr Bridget

Campanile Hotel Cardiff
Challenge Wales
Joy Transformation

Wellness at Work
Sponsored by Workwell Therapy

Effective HRM
Cloves Dental Care
DKnine Fitness

Winning Legacy
Sponsored by Cobalt HR

For previous winners who have leveled up again…

The Autism Directory
Effective HRM
Office Om
Purple Shoots Business Lending

All finalists will be entered into a Business of the Year category.

All finalists will also be considered for the Judges’ Picks Notable Business awards, sponsored by Words You Can Use.

There is still time to apply for Online Influence Award (sponsored by Red Squirrel Marketing), which is decided by online votes and the Property Development Award (sponsored by GPS Financial), new for 2019. Entry for these two categories closes on 21st April. You can apply here.

More about Springconf, where the awards will be presented, can be found at or by phoning 02921 111 232 or emailing

All businesses are welcome to attend Springconf, whether a finalist or not. There will be an exhibition area, talks and networking with both free and paid ticket options. Book your ticket here.