After months of anticipation, Managing Director at Live Innovations, Tom Harris, scooped the highly coveted, Young Business Person of the Year Award at the 2018 SME National Business Awards.
In September, Mr. Harris received the news that he had reached the Finals of the SME National Business Awards. The last 12 months have been huge for Live Innovations. Mr. Harris won the Business Owner of the Year Award at the 2018 UK Sales & Marketing Awards. In August, the firm started a huge new project, working with one of the largest energy providers in the world. As the New Year rapidly approaches, Live Innovations and Managing Director Mr. Harris have ended the year on a high, scooping the top prize at the SME National Business Awards.
The awards ceremony was held on Friday, December 7th at the iconic Wembley Stadium. It was a Black Tie Event, commencing with a drinks reception at 6 p.m. followed by a 3-course dinner and entertainment before the awards ceremony began.
This was the second year of the SME National Business Awards, created as a credible opportunity to raise the profile of industrious, hardworking and enterprising SME’s Nationally. The Young Business Person of the Year Award was designed for business people aged 30 or younger who have demonstrated a high degree of entrepreneurship, creativity and vision for the future. The judges selected a winner based on who has set and achieved objectives within its business plans and established a position of sustainable profitability and success. In addition to this judges look for an understanding of the relationship between the nominee’s own development and the success of the business.
The award win was a real surprise for Mr. Harris who was delighted just to be nominated. “I really didn’t expect to win, and when I heard my name being read out, I experienced a tremendous sense of pride. To receive recognition from people outside of my industry was incredible. It’s been a huge motivator for me,” stated the business owner.
With stats showing that 82% of senior decision makers favour doing new business with award winners, Mr. Harris is excited to harness the award win in the New Year to expand Live Innovation’s client portfolio and create new business opportunities.
Live Innovations is London’s premier outsourced sales and marketing company. The firm is committed to creating personal, bespoke campaigns to suit individual business needs. 2018 has been a momentous year for the firm, and they anticipate a huge 2019.