2018 AFFILIATE SPONSORS
The Black Country would be nothing without the organisations that continue to keep the region a thriving place to live, work and do business. Similarly, the Black Country Chamber Awards would be nothing without it's valued sponsors who continue to support this yearly celebration of Black Country business.
INTU MERRU HILL
intu Merry Hill is proud to be sponsoring the Charity Partnership at the Black Country Chamber of Commerce Awards. As a Patron of the Chamber we are keen to be involved in these great awards and supporting the local community is an integral part of intu’s ethos so felt the Charity Partnership was the perfect fit.
Naomi Campbell, Community Development Manager
intu is the UK's leading owner, manager and developer of prime regional shopping centres with a growing presence in Spain. We are passionate about creating uniquely compelling experiences, in centre and online, that attract customers, delivering enhanced footfall, dwell time and loyalty. In addition to intu Merry Hill, we own many of the UK's largest and most popular retail destinations with super regional centres such as intu Trafford Centre and intu Lakeside and vibrant city centre locations from Newcastle to Watford. We are committed to our local communities, our centres support over 120,000 jobs representing about 3% of the total UK retail workforce, and to operating with environmental responsibility.
SOCIAL MEDIA SPONSOR
JJX Logistics is born and bred in the Black Country and we are always proud to support local. BCCC is an industry body that we a proud to be a part of, and thankful for the networking and business support offered. We are honoured to be sponsoring these awards and all the successful individuals and businesses being recognised for their outstanding achievements.
John Donovan, Managing Director
JJX Logistics is a leading UK logistics company specialising in Time Critical, ADR / Hazardous, European Haulage, Temperature Control and Storage, Distribution and Fulfilment services. With Location hubs throughout the UK and Europe including West Midlands, Heathrow, Paris and Ireland; Import, Export or Cross-trade services are easy to access, allowing reliable and cost-effective distribution options for our customers.
WOLVERHAMPTON GRAND THEATRE
The Grand Theatre is proud to be a sponsor of the Black Country Chamber Awards and recognise the achievements of the region’s outstanding businesses and individuals. It’s important to celebrate success and the awards ceremony is the perfect place to do this.
Charlotte Davies, Development Manager
Wolverhampton Grand Theatre has been entertaining audiences from across the region and beyond since 1894. It receives a wide range of major touring productions including drama, musicals, ballet, dance, opera, variety, concerts, children's shows and one of the biggest pantomimes in the UK.
As a registered charity, the Grand Theatre provides a range of inspirational and creative workshops and activities for schools, organisations and the wider community as well as corporate hospitality and venue hire for local businesses. Admired by performers and audiences alike for its intimate three-tiered Victorian auditorium, the Grand will be celebrating its 125th anniversary in 2019.
GIFFORDS RECYCLING LIMITED
Giffords are proud to support the Black Country Chamber, an organisation which promotes the Black Country to be the BEST IN BRITAIN.
Rod Gifford, Managing Director
Giffords Recycling Ltd was originally set up in 1983 as West Bromwich Pallets Ltd in a coal yard in West Bromwich to refurbish and sell used wooden pallets. In 1992 as a direct result of seeking an alternative use for end of life wood and wooden pallets the Company expanded into the production and marketing of wood-fibre products. Since then the Company has relocated several times but always remained in the Black Country.
Giffords are still supplying and supporting some of our existing customers from the early days as well as a growing customer database, providing them with a solution for removing wood-waste from their premise which was destined for landfill and turning their waste into revenue. Giffords is a passionate Black Country Company that has succeeded because the Black Country has supported us. We fulfil our promises.
BT LOCAL BUSINESS
The Chamber of Commerce and BT Local Business have great synergy in the way the look at local business communities. We both have a mission is to promote and meet the needs of business and industry across the Black Country ensuring we help them proper and grow. This commonality of vision and purpose is why we are delighted to sponsor the awards ceremony 2018.
Phil Purssey, Managing Director
(represented by Caerus Business Solutions Ltd)
Based in Wolverhampton, BT Local Business (represented by Caerus Business Solutions Ltd) are a team of 25 Technology experts. With their collective knowledge and expertise, they provide solutions that help customers to manage costs, improve agility, and even diversify into new markets. Ultimately, they do whatever they can to help local businesses to achieve their number one ambition – growth.