The News Business Excellence Awards 2011 - The winners, runner-up and highly commended

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A look at who won which category at the awards ceremony.

Community Contribution of the Year

Sponsored by Key2 Group

· Winner: Portsmouth Football Club.

· Runner-up: Highbury College.

· Highly-commended: Warings:

Team of the Year

Sponsored by Nat West

· Winner: YOU.

· Runner-up: Non-Stop Engineering.

· Highly-commended: Fruitloops at the Quartermasters’ Kitchen.


· Winner: Flight Data Services.

· Highly-commended: It’s a joint award this year for

· Daniamant and Chemring Marine:

Innovation of the Year Award

Sponsored by Hampshire County Council

· Winner: Lucketts Travel.

· Runner-up:

· Highly-commended: Daniamant:

Achiever of the Year

Sponsored by Highbury College.

· Winner: Helen Buteux:

· Runner-up: Lucy Thomson:

· Highly-commended: Lee Sergeant.

Business Personality of the Year

Sponsored C W Fellowes

· Winner: Peter Emery.

· Runner-up: Chris Ward.

· Highly-commended: Rob Pearce.

Small Business of the Year

Sponsored by Portsmouth City Council.

This category proved to be one of the hardest to judge so there are two Highly Commended companies-

· Winner: Tomicca.

· Runner-up: In2Events.

· This time it’s Award Health and Safety and Inn on the Beach.

Business of the Year award

Sponsored by Portsmouth Property Association

· Winner: Bishops Printers.

· Runner-up: Aerial Telephones.

· Highly-commended: STS Defence.

Lifetime Achievement Award

Sponsored by Coffin Mew LLP

· Marion Dawson,