GPG Finalist in National Business Awards

Global Procurement Group (GPG) is shortlisted in Business Champion Awards, taking place in London on 23 March.

The awards ceremony celebrating ‘the champions of British Business’ will also be hosted by BBC News presenter Huw Edwards.

Global Procurement Group, has been shortlisted in the Growth Business of the Year category.

The Business Champion Awards

The Business Champion Awards take place in The East Wintergarden at Canary Wharf on Wednesday 23 March.

There are nine categories in the Business Champion Awards. Business Innovation of the Year, Entrepreneur of the Year, SME of the Year, New Business of the Year, Exporter of the Year, Young Entrepreneur of the Year, Business Transformation Award, and Sustainable Business Award and finally, Growth Business of the Year.

“Great Barometer of Business Success”

Brendan Garvey, Chief Operating Officer at GPG, said: “Major national awards are a great barometer of business success. Therefore, to be a finalist in this competition, which received 700 entries in total, is truly a great achievement. 

“Our teams work extremely hard day-in, day-out to support our 25,000 customers. This reflects that high level of dedication. We are delighted with this recognition. It will spur us on even further to support our clients in achieving their net zero goals.”

Awards Director, Richard Alvin, said: “We live in a time like nothing we have ever experienced. Therefore, these brand-new awards are designed to celebrate the champions of British business in quite extraordinary times.

“Furthermore, all shortlisted finalists have actually demonstrated incredible perseverance, belief and determination. That’s also something to celebrate.”

The Business Champion Awards were launched last year. It followed research that revealed over 60% of SMEs find an award win a positive driver for growth.

The awards are also supported by a stellar judging panel that includes a range of UK business leaders, including Phil Jones, MD of Brother UK; Steve Holliday, ex-CEO National Grid; and Charlie Mullins, CEO of Pimlico Plumbers.

Richard Alvin added: “In an unprecedented time for businesses, up and down the country, we’ve seen an incredible amount of resilience.

“We are a nation of proud business owners. The last two years has proved more than ever, that whatever is thrown at British business we can respond.”