Marketplace and Celebration Event 2024 Sponsors

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Sponsors of Environmentally Sustainable Business of the Year

ALP Synergy Ltd are THE delivery partner for transformational economic development. They are on a mission to support 10,000 small UK businesses to start, grow and thrive by 2030 as part of a sustainable and fair economy.
They design and deliver business support programmes to SMEs through innovative business triage which leads to webinars, workshops, masterclasses, peer to peer scale-up, and expert one to one business advice, coaching and mentoring.
The ALP team also deliver a wide variety of water and sustainability projects which has inspired their sponsorship of this category.



Sponsors of Socially Responsible Business of the Year

The Sky Wave Distilling Company, at Bicester Heritage, is The Distillery of the Year 2024 (The Gin Guide Awards) and home to the World’s Best Contemporary Gin (The World Gin Awards).
Our range of seven multi-award winning, premium gins and Sky Wave Zero is at the pinnacle of craft distilling. Produced in small batches by our Master Distiller, this is as authentic as it gets.
Sky Wave is yet another testament to the creativity, intelligence and innovation flowing from Oxfordshire to the world.



Sponsors of Employer of the Year

The Motivation Agency specialises in culture and behavioural change, employee motivation, internal communications, leadership and management development, learning, reward and recognition solutions that enhance people’s performance and skills at work.
Their experts work closely with clients to design solutions that align with their brands and cultures, as well as meeting their requirements, timelines, and budget. Services range from customised programmes and digital platforms to ready-to-go e-learning and live training.



Sponsors of Growth Business of the Year

Howden is the new name for A-Plan. Howden do insurance differently.

Howden are not about cookie-cutter, off-the-shelf, one-size-fits-all insurance. They do people-first insurance, understanding the specifics of your insurance needs and match them with the insurer that’s best placed to provide that cover, at the right price. Personal, tailored, great value cover.


Sponsors of Innovator of the Year

Andrew, Samuel and Martin brought P3MO to life in 2018, born out of their joint passion for delivering change and their frustration at the antiquated processes and the limitations of platforms in the market. P3MO is now at the forefront of how companies visualise and manage their strategic objectives and deliver programme transformation and project change.

Sponsors of Business Leader of the Year

The IoD is a thriving membership community for directors in the UK and beyond, where you can connect with other leaders, develop your skills and be heard. At a time when great directors have never been more important, the IoD offers professional development, valuable connections and influence.


Sponsors of Start-up of the Year

Accountancy designed with your business in mind.

Bringing cloud-based accounting to high-growth businesses in and around Oxford. Say goodbye to out-of-date numbers, say hello to accounting for the digital age.

Sponsors of Exporter of the Year

SS+A enable commercial success and futureproof cultural and retail landscapes by putting humans at the heart of customer experience design. Their mission is to help organisations across the globe flourish in changing markets; empowering them to be more purposeful, people-centric, and profitable. As architects of Ambience, their mission is to create commercial sustainability through guest, operational and financial services.