The Hertfordshire Chamber of Commerce Inspiring Herts Awards happened in recent weeks and showcased a variety of people and businesses who deserve recognition.

There were 22 categories at the ceremony, which took place in the Warner Bros Studios in Leavesden, the home of Harry Potter.

The event has been happening since 2012 to share the success of businesses across the county.

Briege Leahy, CEO of the Hertfordshire Chamber of Commerce, said: “The Inspiring Herts Awards give us the opportunity to highlight and celebrate those businesses across Hertfordshire who are making a real difference to the growth of the county.

“It has been an absolute pleasure to celebrate their outstanding achievements and successes with these awards.”

Watford Observer:

The awards were free to enter and gave businesses a chance to share their hard work from throughout the year.

The awards each had an individual sponsor, and each was presented with a trophy in front of the 350 guests in attendance.

There were also highly commended businesses for each category.

Here is a list of the Inspiring Herts Awards 2023 winners.

Inspiring Business of the Year: Goods for Goods.

Outstanding Contribution to Business: Kane International Ltd.

Business of the Year East Herts: Green Building Design Consultants.

Watford Observer:

Business of the Year North Herts: Tier 2 Consulting Ltd.

Business of the Year South Herts: Sustainable X.

Business of the Year West Herts: Goods for Goods.

Business of the Year, Medium to Large: Quanta Consultancy Services.

Business of the Year, Small to Medium: LBS Distribution Ltd.

Watford Observer:

Apprenticeship Champion: DLRC ltd.

Best Use of Technology: Labrums Solicitors LLP.

Community Champion: East and North Hertfordshire Hospitals’ Charity.

Diversity and Inclusion Award: Pages Care Farm

Entrepreneur of the Year: Andy Kennedy, tier 2 Consulting Ltd.

Excellence in Business Diversification: Aldenham Estate.

Watford Observer:

Excellence in Customer Commitment: Air Energy Ltd.

Excellence in People Development: Tier 2 Consulting Ltd.

Excellence in International Trade: Air Energy Ltd.

Family Business of the Year: LBS Distribution Ltd.

Most Promising New Business: Recruitment Index.

Property and Construction Project of the Year: Green Building Design Consultants.

Green Award: KGK Genix

Workplace wellbeing Award: Kestronics Ltd.