Well known broadcaster officially announced as host for Somerset Business Awards 2013

Renowned Heart FM broadcaster and local icon, Cormac MacMahon has been officially announced as the host for thimage002is year’s Somerset Business Awards.

Cormac will bring kudos and humour to the Awards, which is now in its ninth year. Commenting on his role for the Awards evening, Cormac says, “I am delighted to be hosting the Somerset Business Awards for 2013. It is an enormous privilege to play a part in recognising and celebrating the outstanding achievements of companies, big and small, from across the county. With businesses having to work even harder to succeed in the current economic climate, the Awards are a great way to reward and raise a glass to all those who contribute to the prosperity of Somerset.”

image001Growing in popularity each year, the Somerset Business Awards attract entries from all shapes and sizes of businesses from across Somerset. This year, the glittering black tie Awards ceremony will be held at a new venue, the newly refurbished Westland Conference and Leisure Complex in Yeovil on Thursday 24 October, to accommodate the rising number of entries and sponsors.

The Somerset Business Awards annually recognise business success, adding credibility and recognition for all businesses involved. One of the most important and popular dates in the Somerset business diary, many Somerset Business Award winners go on to do bigger and better things following the success of winning an award.

image004David Griffin, Managing Partner of Albert Goodman – the main sponsor of the Somerset Business Awards for the third consecutive year – says, “Albert Goodman is delighted to sponsor such a prestigious and important event within such an affluent business community. The Awards recognise the importance of business to our local and regional economy. Our Award – the Albert Goodman Family Business of the Year Award – offers the perfect platform for family businesses to showcase themselves. On behalf of Albert Goodman, I wish all businesses the best of luck with their entries.”

Heart FM is the official Radio Sponsor for this year’s Somerset Business Awards, be sure to listen out for the Somerset Business Awards advert on Heart FM over the coming months.

Entry is free; businesses can nominate themselves and are welcome to enter more than one of 14 categories online. For entry details and to apply online, please visit www.somersetbusinessawards.org.uk. The official closing date for award applications is 17:00 on 30 August 2013.

Follow the Somerset Business Awards on Twitter using @SomBizAwards and #SBA2013 for the latest news and updates.

The Somerset Business Awards is organised by the Somerset Chamber of Commerce in conjunction with main sponsors Albert Goodman Chartered Accountants and a range of individual award sponsors from Somerset’s vibrant business community.


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