The finalists in the 2017 bigger and better Monmouthshire Business Awards have been announced. We are pleased to announce that our Newport clinic has been shortlisted as a final in the” Best Small Business” category and “excellence in marketing”

There was a threefold increase in entries for the awards, which have been expanded this year to cover the ‘old Monmouthshire’ – towns and cities that were part of the county prior to 1965.

This year’s awards have gone ‘back to the future’ with entries accepted from businesses in Monmouthshire, Newport, Caerleon, Cwmbran, Ebbw Vale, Usk and Caerphilly.

Award winners will be revealed at a gala dinner and ceremony at the Celtic Manor Resort in Newport on October 6, hosted by broadcaster Hywel James.

  • Best Small Business (sponsored by Spectrum):*****Axis Chiropractic, Newport*****; King’s Financial Services, Pontypool; Welsh ICE, Caerphilly; Miracle Workers, Abergavenny.


  • Excellence in Manufacturing (sponsored by Reid Lifting): HJ Weir Engineering, Chepstow; Keen Attachments, Caldicot; Capital Valley Plastics, Cwmavon.


  • Hospitality, Travel and Tourism (sponsored by Celtic Manor Resort): Chepstow Racecourse; The Whitebrook, Monmouth; The Lion Hotel, Blaenavon.


  • Company of the Year (sponsored by Hicks Logistics): Tiny Rebel Brewing, Newport; Estuary Oils, Rogiet; Premier Forest Products, Newport.


  • Excellence in Small Food and Drink Producers (sponsored by Monmouthshire Housing Association):Blaenafon Cheddar Company, Blaenavon; Tiny Rebel Brewing, Newport; White Castle Vineyard, Abergavenny.


  • Young Apprentice (sponsored by Y Prentis): Ellie Curtis, Little Tigers Daycare, Rogiet; Russell Beale, Vinci, Newport; Chester Maclean Rowles, Lovell, Cardiff.


  • New Business Start-Up (sponsored by Business in Focus): Help4Wales Foundation, Caerphilly; HMO Heaven, Newport; Horton’s Coffee House, Newport.


  • Excellence in Innovation (sponsored by A2Z Computing): Siltbuster, Monmouth; Capital Valley Plastics, Cwmavon; Flame Protect UK, Abertillery.


  • Young Entrepreneur (sponsored by Coleg Gwent): Emily Hicks, Emily Hicks Creative Design, Caerphilly; Owen Richards, Big Lemon Creative, Caerphilly; Michael McLeod, UniGreenScheme, Mamhilad.


  • Excellence in Marketing (sponsored by Hello Starling):**** Axis Chiropractic, Newport****; AluK, Chepstow; Impact School Improvement, Caerphilly.


  • Excellence in Exporting and International Trade (sponsored by Monmouthshire Business Awards): Reid Lifting, Chepstow; Keen Attachments, Caldicot; HJ Weir Engineering, Chepstow.