Sponsors (Gatwick Diamond)

The take up on sponsorship has been phenomenal with all our sponsors contributing to the prize fund.

 

 

 

A Sussex based award winning design agency. Creative Pod works with clien

ts ranging from entrepreneurs and one man bands to SME’s and global blue chips.

http://creativepod.net

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As a leading PR agency we offer the full range of PR Services including creative copy for press releases, advertising campaigns, brochures, newsletters and websites which we deploy through our extensive network of Local and national media contacts.

http://mediawordwaves.com

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As accountants, we focus on building relationships with our clients, helping them to achieve all of their personal and business goals.

www.placedobson.co.uk

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Founded in the construction industry in 1942, B&CE is a not-for-profit organisation. We operate for the benefit of our members and their dependants. We offer a workplace pension, employee accident cover, life cover and healthcare.

For over 30 years, B&CE has provided workplace pensions to employers large and small. In November 2011 we announced The People’s Pension, our flexible solution to help employers to comply with their automatic enrolment duties. It’s designed for people rather than profit and is suitable for any organisation in any sector. The People’s Pension has won us a number of awards, including the Defaqto 5 Star Rating for auto-enrolment and last year B&CE was named Gatwick Diamond Business of the Year.

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The West Sussex County Times is the leading quality broadsheet local newspaper in the Gatwick Diamond, with three editions covering Horsham, Crawley and the South Downs, Community is at the heart of its offering.

www.wscountytimes.co.uk

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PDT solicitors provides a first class legal service with common sense, business understanding and creativity to a wide range of clients through all stages of the business cycle from start up to sale. Our principal areas of expertise are company commercial, corporate finance, dispute resolution, property and employment.

www.pdt.co.uk

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We are a job board created for the Gatwick Diamond! By working with the best employers and training providers, we not only advertise the region’s best jobs but we also work pro-actively to create local jobs for local people.

www.gatwickdiamondjobs.com

 

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Crawley Borough Council is committed to providing quality service and supporting the growth of a prosperous and confident community.

www.crawley.gov.uk

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Thales is a leading international electronics and systems group, addressing Aerospace and Space, Defence and Security markets worldwide.

www.thalesgroup.com

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FASTSIGNS are your leading local sign company supplying all your sign requirements. We have been part of Crawley life for over 20 years working closely with the whole community.

fastsigns.com/854

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The Crawley Observer is a thriving upbeat campaigning tabloid newspaper that puts the local community at the very heart of the town’s news agenda. A busy red-top that fights to represent the people of Crawley.

www.crawleyobserver.co.uk

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The Federation of Small Businesses is the UK’s largest campaigning pressure group promoting and protecting the interest of the self-employed and owners of small firms. Formed in 1974, it now has 200,000 members across 33 regions and 194 branches.

www.fsb.org.uk

 

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The Mid Sussex Times, known as The Middy, serves the people of Hawywards Heath, Burgess Hill and surrounding parishes, with a strong community focus, holding its politicians, police, and leaders to account.

www.midsussextimes.co.uk

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Basepoint Crawley is a modern business centre at the heart of the Gatwick Diamond providing high quality offices and workshops for small to medium business to let on easy-out-terms.

www.basepoint.co.uk

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Gatwick Diamond Business (GDB) is the leading voice for business and commerce in the Gatwick Diamond region. We provide a united voice for business to influence local and central government issues.

www.gatwickdiamondbusiness.com

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Platinum Business Magazine was born out of the desire to give Sussex a world class business publication. Our aim is provide a stylish, contemporary magazine that speaks directly to business leaders across the entire South East region, regardless of the size of the company.

www.platinumbusinessmagazine.com

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The Crawley & Gatwick Chamber of Commerce is an organisation that focuses on the promotion of business within Crawley & Gatwick area.

http://crawleychamber.co.uk

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Young Enterprise

www.young-enterprise.org.uk

Young Enterprise is the United Kingdom’s largest business and enterprise education charity. Every year we help 250,000 young people learn about business and the world of work in the classroom under the guidance of a network of 5,000 volunteers from 3,500 companies.

Young Enterprise’s mission statement is “to inspire and equip young people to learn and succeed through enterprise.” Its guiding principle is to do this through “learning by doing”.

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We are a locally owned & operated Franchise of 7 McDonald’s Restaurants within the Crawley & Horsham area. We employ 400 wonderful local people who are fully committed to their customers & communities.

www.mcdonalds.co.uk

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Avensys Ltd, an Audio Visual Company with offices in Crawley, Copthorne and Horley. Avensys has divisions supplying Professional AV sales & Installation, Hire, Event & Exhibition Services as well as a retail store supplying consumer Audio Visual products.

www.avensys.co.uk

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Gatwick is the UK’s second largest airport and the most efficient single runway airport in the world. We fly to more than 200 destinations in 90 countries, serving more than 41 million passengers a year. With 20 new long haul routes for 2016, covering four continents, we’ve now moved into the premier league of European airports flying more than 50 long haul routes.

Gatwick is a major economic driver in the South East, generating around 21,000 on-airport jobs and a further 10,000 jobs through airport-related activities. We participate in regional development activities through active membership of economic groups and partnerships, working together to build a strong local supply chain; boost business and to strengthen opportunities for employment and skills development. Working with Young Start-Up Talent is one of the ways in which Gatwick Airport Limited supports the development of important skills for young people, essential for future business success.

www.gatwickairport.com

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Platinum Business Magazine was born out of the desire to give Sussex a world class business publication. Our aim is provide a stylish, contemporary magazine that speaks directly to business leaders across the entire South East region, regardless of the size of the company.

www.platinumbusinessmagazine.com

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BIS is working together for growth and investigating in skills to make markets more dynamic with lower regulation, and by promoting trade to boost innovation and help support people looking to start and grow a business.

www.gov.uk

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Crawley Town FC are proud to be at the heart of the local community. We have excellent venue facilities as well as a very exciting football team.

www.crawleytownfc.com

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The Gatwick Diamond Initiative is a successful collaborative business led public/private sector partnership, which facilitates, coordinates and leads the actions necessary to create the right environment for business growth in the area.

www.gatwickdiamond.co.uk

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Lingfield Park is located in 450 acres of picturesque Surrey parkland. As well as the racecourse, we boast a 4* Lingfield Park Marriott Hotel and Country Club and an 18-hole championship golf course.

www.lingfieldpark.co.uk

 

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The Let’s Do Business Group is the leading provider of business advice for budding entrepreneurs in the South East. The Group is the Delivery Partner for the Government’s Start Up Loan Scheme, providing advice, mentoring and access to finance to fledgling entrepreneurs.

www.letsstartup.co.uk

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Horsham District Council promotes pro-business policies to enable its living-working communities of all ages to benefit from economic success and full employment. Horsham District Council is delighted to sponsor Young Start Up Talent.

www.horsham.gov.uk

 

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www.natwest.com

NatWest is one of the leading UK banks with its support for the local business community and young entrepreneurial talent. For every great business to today there was once a ‘young start up talent’ and RBS are very proud to be supporting this event.

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Crawley Town Centre Partnership was established to improve the town centre environment, its ambiance and services to existing and prospective businesses and customers in support of the town’s ambition to establish Crawley as a first choice regional centre.

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Sussex Chamber of Commerce is the largest business organisation in the country. Supported nationally by the British Chambers of Commerce, we support and represent businesses at a local level.

Membership of Sussex Enterprise will protect your business, save you and make you money, and be your voice to local, regional and national government.

www.sussexchamberofcommerce.co.uk

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Reigate & Banstead Borough Council is committed helping young people become prosperous, self-reliant and to thrive. We believe that this will encourage economic growth and investment in the borough for the benefit of the wider community.

www.reigate-banstead.gov.uk

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S4B shredding is a locally based company in Sussex. Providing a trusted, accountable and reliable service S4B ensures that every business disposes its confidential documentation in an environmentally friendly manner.

www.s4b-shredding.co.uk

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Beta Futures is a Social Enterprise company providing services to employers, helping remove barriers to growth and aiding job creation.  Our client base is primarily the micro end of the SME market, entrepreneurs and start-up organisations.  We also provide the link between the generations that enable skills to be exchanged to the benefit of all.

www.betafutures.com

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Bennett Christmas

Bennett Christmas is an independent Insurance Broker based in Burgess Hill, who specialise in insurance solutions for business and individuals with the motto “Our policy is as individual as you”. The company have built an excellent track record in providing their customers with the right product and the right price in a professional manner.

www.bennettchristmas.com

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Central Sussex College

Central Sussex College is a committed to supporting aspiration and achievement amongst young people in the area, and equipping them with the skills they need to be successful in the future workforce.

www.centralsussex.ac.uk

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Latest TV

Latest TV runs the city television station for Brighton and Hove and has state of the art studios in the heart of the city at Latest Musicbar; broadcasting on Channel 8 Freeview and Virgin Media 159. We deliver the latest news and sport, entertainment, homes & property, documentaries, education, comedy, music and films plus cover all major events in Brighton and Hove’s calender

www.thelatest.co.uk

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PSD ICE ART – CREATING CUSTOM-MADE ICE SCULPTURES SINCE 2005

Based near Lingfield, midway between London and Brighton, PSD Ice Art is highly regarded for its contemporary take on ice sculptures. Over the years we have become pioneers in developing new techniques and textures in ice. We specialise in ice design and production, creating breath-taking ice sculptures every time. Whether it be a simple vodka luge or complete ice bar and lounge, we guarantee that the quality and detail will always be to the highest professional standard.

www.psdiceart.co.uk

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www.socialmarley.com

Social Marley is a refreshing dynamic and friendly dashboard helping businesses truly engage socially. Most businesses know they need to be on social media but they don’t know how to do this effectively. Social Marley integrates all of your social media accounts into one central platform allowing you to easily engage, analyze and publish to all of your networks.

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Strong Flavours is a charismatic catering company created through the empathy to bring quality food and elegant service across the South of England. Delivering a range of food from canape reception to three course dinners, tailored individually for any occasion. We relish the challenge to work with a variety of budgets, creating innovative menus to make and reflex your event. There is no set formula to our business; we just want you and your guests to enjoy our food and service as much as we do.