Enterprising Worcestershire Awards shortlisting returns celebrations for BizSmart®


Industry-leading business support provider, BizSmart®, has been shortlisted by the Enterprising Worcestershire Awards 2023, together with six of its local clients.

Launched in 2014, the awards showcase the successes of start-ups and early-stage businesses that have been supported through the Enterprising Worcestershire Programme; ‘an initiative delivered by Worcestershire County Council, and those that have supported entrepreneurs across the county over the last two years’.

The shortlist highlighted a number of BizSmart® clients, who have achieved impressive results since joining its scale-up programme. These include: Optimec Metrology Ltd, Trainer Armour Ltd, Refurbished Turbine Components Ltd, Carbon Forest Products Ltd, Grubbs Up Ltd, Calathea and Supply Chain Ltd. Winners will be announced at the dedicated awards ceremony on the 27th of April 2023 at The Wood Norton Hotel, in Evesham.  

Shortlisted for the Champion for Entrepreneurs Award, which is dedicated to celebrating an organisation which has ‘encouraged, supported, guided, and coached Entrepreneurs, start-ups, and early-stage businesses in Worcestershire’, BizSmart® is fast-gaining recognition as a business support provider of choice throughout Worcestershire and across the UK.

This exciting news comes after a period of significant growth for BizSmart®, having grown its annual turnover by 155% over the last two years, while also launching its second franchise, BizSmart® Birmingham and Solihull, to further strengthen its delivery of business support services throughout the West Midlands.

Kevin Brent, Founder of BizSmart said:

“We are delighted by this latest shortlisting! It’s a great feeling to be recognised for your services, especially within your region. We could not have achieved this without our dedicated team and most notably, Louise Blunt who has worked so hard and campaigned on the behalf of Worcestershire entrepreneurs.

We are also very pleased to see the results on behalf of our clients which is a further testament to Louise and the work she has done for the Worcestershire business community. We are very proud of all our clients and humbled by this latest shortlisting. We thoroughly look forward to the awards evening.”

Founded in 2012, BizSmart® is renowned for bringing like-minded business leaders together via peer-to-peer learning and engagement and has built a reputation as the support provider of choice.

In 2020, BizSmart® launched its franchise model to give proven professionals the opportunity to build and establish their own business support offering under the BizSmart® umbrella.

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