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Suffolk Business Awards 2018 – in pictures

PUBLISHED: 10:30 06 July 2018 | UPDATED: 11:59 06 July 2018

Melanie Banks-Brown, OliviaTomb, Kendall Banks-Brown, Bradley Banks at the Suffolk Business Awards 2018, held at The Hangar, Kesgrave Hall  Picture: DAVID GARRAD

Melanie Banks-Brown, OliviaTomb, Kendall Banks-Brown, Bradley Banks at the Suffolk Business Awards 2018, held at The Hangar, Kesgrave Hall Picture: DAVID GARRAD

It was a night to remember at the Suffolk Business Awards 2018 – and you can relive it through our galleries.

Jonathan Agar, Will Self at the Suffolk Business Awards 2018, held at The Hangar, Kesgrave Hall  Picture: DAVID GARRADJonathan Agar, Will Self at the Suffolk Business Awards 2018, held at The Hangar, Kesgrave Hall Picture: DAVID GARRAD

More than 300 guests came together to celebrate the stars of Suffolk’s business scene, with Breheny Civil Engineering taking the top prize of the Business of the Year.

The awards were held for the first time at Milsoms, Kesgrave Hall, where they enjoyed an open-air drinks reception before a three-course dinner in The Hangar.

Can you see yourself in our photo gallery? Scroll down for more pictures.

Comedian Miles Jupp provided the entertainment, making light of Suffolk’s rivalry with Norfolk, but admitting he was something of a stranger to the local business scene.

Jo Salter, Rob Davison at the Suffolk Business Awards 2018, held at The Hangar, Kesgrave Hall  Picture: DAVID GARRADJo Salter, Rob Davison at the Suffolk Business Awards 2018, held at The Hangar, Kesgrave Hall Picture: DAVID GARRAD

“I find that the less I know about a particular sector, the better these types of events tend to go,” he said. “On that basis, ladies and gentlemen, we are in for a belter.”

Twelve awards were handed out over the evening, including Amy Starkey, director of the Jockey Club Racecourses (Newmarket) being recognised with the Outstanding Achievement award.

The awards were jointly sponsored by EDF Energy and Suffolk Chamber of Commerce.

James Griffiths, Emily Sullivan, Craig Fiddaman at the Suffolk Business Awards 2018, held at The Hangar, Kesgrave Hall  Picture: DAVID GARRADJames Griffiths, Emily Sullivan, Craig Fiddaman at the Suffolk Business Awards 2018, held at The Hangar, Kesgrave Hall Picture: DAVID GARRAD

Amy Wragg, Jared Tilson at the Suffolk Business Awards 2018, held at The Hangar, Kesgrave Hall  Picture: DAVID GARRADAmy Wragg, Jared Tilson at the Suffolk Business Awards 2018, held at The Hangar, Kesgrave Hall Picture: DAVID GARRAD

Mark Ledger, Cherry Beesley, Cath Bright, Stephen Unwin at the Suffolk Business Awards 2018, held at The Hangar, Kesgrave Hall  Picture: DAVID GARRADMark Ledger, Cherry Beesley, Cath Bright, Stephen Unwin at the Suffolk Business Awards 2018, held at The Hangar, Kesgrave Hall Picture: DAVID GARRAD

Chris Bushby, Peter Funnell, Tom McGarry, Sharon Goddard, John Dugmore at the Suffolk Business Awards 2018, held at The Hangar, Kesgrave Hall  Picture: DAVID GARRADChris Bushby, Peter Funnell, Tom McGarry, Sharon Goddard, John Dugmore at the Suffolk Business Awards 2018, held at The Hangar, Kesgrave Hall Picture: DAVID GARRAD

Prema and Jonathan Fairburn at the Suffolk Business Awards 2018, held at The Hangar, Kesgrave Hall  Picture: DAVID GARRADPrema and Jonathan Fairburn at the Suffolk Business Awards 2018, held at The Hangar, Kesgrave Hall Picture: DAVID GARRAD

Helen Rudd, Abi Gagen at the Suffolk Business Awards 2018, held at The Hangar, Kesgrave Hall  Picture: DAVID GARRADHelen Rudd, Abi Gagen at the Suffolk Business Awards 2018, held at The Hangar, Kesgrave Hall Picture: DAVID GARRAD

Ben Orchard, Charlie Darton at the Suffolk Business Awards 2018, held at The Hangar, Kesgrave Hall  Picture: DAVID GARRADBen Orchard, Charlie Darton at the Suffolk Business Awards 2018, held at The Hangar, Kesgrave Hall Picture: DAVID GARRAD

Maria Charalambous, Fikret Keles at the Suffolk Business Awards 2018, held at The Hangar, Kesgrave Hall  Picture: DAVID GARRADMaria Charalambous, Fikret Keles at the Suffolk Business Awards 2018, held at The Hangar, Kesgrave Hall Picture: DAVID GARRAD

David Dodds, Alicia Garrad at the Suffolk Business Awards 2018, held at The Hangar, Kesgrave Hall  Picture: DAVID GARRADDavid Dodds, Alicia Garrad at the Suffolk Business Awards 2018, held at The Hangar, Kesgrave Hall Picture: DAVID GARRAD

Chris Grover, Chris Bushby at the Suffolk Business Awards 2018, held at The Hangar, Kesgrave Hall   Picture: DAVID GARRADChris Grover, Chris Bushby at the Suffolk Business Awards 2018, held at The Hangar, Kesgrave Hall Picture: DAVID GARRAD

David and Abbey Farrant at the Suffolk Business Awards 2018, held at The Hangar, Kesgrave Hall  Picture: DAVID GARRADDavid and Abbey Farrant at the Suffolk Business Awards 2018, held at The Hangar, Kesgrave Hall Picture: DAVID GARRAD

Chris Farrow, Gordon Hopkins at the Suffolk Business Awards 2018, held at The Hangar, Kesgrave Hall  Picture: DAVID GARRADChris Farrow, Gordon Hopkins at the Suffolk Business Awards 2018, held at The Hangar, Kesgrave Hall Picture: DAVID GARRAD

Martin Warner, Anya Mir at the Suffolk Business Awards 2018, held at The Hangar, Kesgrave Hall  Picture: DAVID GARRADMartin Warner, Anya Mir at the Suffolk Business Awards 2018, held at The Hangar, Kesgrave Hall Picture: DAVID GARRAD

Jeanette Wheeler, Chris Chard at the Suffolk Business Awards 2018, held at The Hangar, Kesgrave Hall. Picture: DAVID GARRADJeanette Wheeler, Chris Chard at the Suffolk Business Awards 2018, held at The Hangar, Kesgrave Hall. Picture: DAVID GARRAD

Mark Pendlington, Jeanette Wheeler, Paul Oxley, Jonathan Denby at the Suffolk Business Awards 2018, held at The Hangar, Kesgrave Hall. Picture: DAVID GARRADMark Pendlington, Jeanette Wheeler, Paul Oxley, Jonathan Denby at the Suffolk Business Awards 2018, held at The Hangar, Kesgrave Hall. Picture: DAVID GARRAD

Graham Abbey, Susanna Rendall, John Dugmore at the Suffolk Business Awards 2018, held at The Hangar, Kesgrave Hall.  Picture: DAVID GARRADGraham Abbey, Susanna Rendall, John Dugmore at the Suffolk Business Awards 2018, held at The Hangar, Kesgrave Hall. Picture: DAVID GARRAD

Gordon Hopkins, Lisa Clampin, Chris Farrow at the Suffolk Business Awards 2018, held at The Hangar, Kesgrave Hall.  Picture: DAVID GARRADGordon Hopkins, Lisa Clampin, Chris Farrow at the Suffolk Business Awards 2018, held at The Hangar, Kesgrave Hall. Picture: DAVID GARRAD

Terry Baxter, Tamara Unwin at the Suffolk Business Awards 2018, held at The Hangar, Kesgrave Hall. Picture: DAVID GARRADTerry Baxter, Tamara Unwin at the Suffolk Business Awards 2018, held at The Hangar, Kesgrave Hall. Picture: DAVID GARRAD

Mike Beech, Stephanie Thorne at the Suffolk Business Awards 2018, held at The Hangar, Kesgrave Hall. Picture: DAVID GARRADMike Beech, Stephanie Thorne at the Suffolk Business Awards 2018, held at The Hangar, Kesgrave Hall. Picture: DAVID GARRAD

Candace and Nathan Rose at the Suffolk Business Awards 2018, held at The Hangar, Kesgrave Hall.  Picture: DAVID GARRADCandace and Nathan Rose at the Suffolk Business Awards 2018, held at The Hangar, Kesgrave Hall. Picture: DAVID GARRAD

Phil Hall, John Poole at the Suffolk Business Awards 2018, held at The Hangar, Kesgrave Hall. Picture: BEN WHERPhil Hall, John Poole at the Suffolk Business Awards 2018, held at The Hangar, Kesgrave Hall. Picture: BEN WHER

Andrew Nicholson, James Tucker at the Suffolk Business Awards 2018, held at The Hangar, Kesgrave Hall. Picture: DAVID GARRADAndrew Nicholson, James Tucker at the Suffolk Business Awards 2018, held at The Hangar, Kesgrave Hall. Picture: DAVID GARRAD

Peter Brady, Harry Bell at the Suffolk Business Awards 2018, held at The Hangar, Kesgrave Hall. Picture: DAVID GARRADPeter Brady, Harry Bell at the Suffolk Business Awards 2018, held at The Hangar, Kesgrave Hall. Picture: DAVID GARRAD

Luke Morris, Bob Baker at the Suffolk Business Awards 2018, held at The Hangar, Kesgrave Hall. Picture: DAVID GARRADLuke Morris, Bob Baker at the Suffolk Business Awards 2018, held at The Hangar, Kesgrave Hall. Picture: DAVID GARRAD

Matthew Pickering, Alice Gosbee, Simon Podd, Andrew Deas at the Suffolk Business Awards 2018, held at The Hangar, Kesgrave Hall. Picture: DAVID GARRADMatthew Pickering, Alice Gosbee, Simon Podd, Andrew Deas at the Suffolk Business Awards 2018, held at The Hangar, Kesgrave Hall. Picture: DAVID GARRAD

Dave Collins, Karen Rodgers, Paul Lough, Tim Goddrad at the Suffolk Business Awards 2018, held at The Hangar, Kesgrave Hall. Picture: DAVID GARRADDave Collins, Karen Rodgers, Paul Lough, Tim Goddrad at the Suffolk Business Awards 2018, held at The Hangar, Kesgrave Hall. Picture: DAVID GARRAD

Caroline and Greg Panter at the Suffolk Business Awards 2018, held at The Hangar, Kesgrave Hall. Picture: DAVID GARRADCaroline and Greg Panter at the Suffolk Business Awards 2018, held at The Hangar, Kesgrave Hall. Picture: DAVID GARRAD

Shannon Brinkhoff, Debbie Ratcliffe, Tarnia Robertson, Dan Holyoaks at the Suffolk Business Awards 2018, held at The Hangar, Kesgrave Hall. Picture: DAVID GARRADShannon Brinkhoff, Debbie Ratcliffe, Tarnia Robertson, Dan Holyoaks at the Suffolk Business Awards 2018, held at The Hangar, Kesgrave Hall. Picture: DAVID GARRAD

Julie Waters, Matthew Coward at the Suffolk Business Awards 2018, held at The Hangar, Kesgrave Hall. Picture: DAVID GARRADJulie Waters, Matthew Coward at the Suffolk Business Awards 2018, held at The Hangar, Kesgrave Hall. Picture: DAVID GARRAD

Trevor and Lyndsey Dixon at the Suffolk Business Awards 2018, held at The Hangar, Kesgrave Hall. Picture: DAVID GARRADTrevor and Lyndsey Dixon at the Suffolk Business Awards 2018, held at The Hangar, Kesgrave Hall. Picture: DAVID GARRAD

Tracey Keeble, Peter Harrup at the Suffolk Business Awards 2018, held at The Hangar, Kesgrave Hall. Picture: DAVID GARRADTracey Keeble, Peter Harrup at the Suffolk Business Awards 2018, held at The Hangar, Kesgrave Hall. Picture: DAVID GARRAD

Dan Curtis Lin Barnes at the Suffolk Business Awards 2018, held at The Hangar, Kesgrave Hall.  Picture: DAVID GARRADDan Curtis Lin Barnes at the Suffolk Business Awards 2018, held at The Hangar, Kesgrave Hall. Picture: DAVID GARRAD

Phil Stittle, Fiona Hotston Moore, Ian White at the Suffolk Business Awards 2018, held at The Hangar, Kesgrave Hall. Picture: DAVID GARRADPhil Stittle, Fiona Hotston Moore, Ian White at the Suffolk Business Awards 2018, held at The Hangar, Kesgrave Hall. Picture: DAVID GARRAD

At the Suffolk Business Awards 2018, held at The Hangar, Kesgrave Hall. Picture: DAVID GARRADAt the Suffolk Business Awards 2018, held at The Hangar, Kesgrave Hall. Picture: DAVID GARRAD

At the Suffolk Business Awards 2018, held at The Hangar, Kesgrave Hall. Picture: DAVID GARRADAt the Suffolk Business Awards 2018, held at The Hangar, Kesgrave Hall. Picture: DAVID GARRAD

At the Suffolk Business Awards 2018, held at The Hangar, Kesgrave Hall. Picture: DAVID GARRADAt the Suffolk Business Awards 2018, held at The Hangar, Kesgrave Hall. Picture: DAVID GARRAD

Music at the Suffolk Business Awards 2018,held at The Hangar, Kesgrave Hall. Picture: DAVID GARRADMusic at the Suffolk Business Awards 2018,held at The Hangar, Kesgrave Hall. Picture: DAVID GARRAD


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