We are excited to announce that dandi® patch has been shortlisted for the 2017 NatWest Great British Entrepreneur Awards, in the Family Business of the Year award. We beat off some tough competition in order to make the regional shortlist, with over 1,000 businesses entering the awards nationally across the range of categories.
Now in its fifth year, the NatWest Great British Entrepreneur Awards has celebrated some amazing entrepreneurs over the years, many of whom are now household names. Past winners include David Buttress of Just Eat, Julie Deane of The Cambridge Satchel Company, James Watt of BrewDog and Alexander Solomou of TheLADBible Group.
Our Co-founder of dandi® patch, Theresa Pope, said “I am delighted to have been shortlisted for such prestigious awards and humbled to be recognised alongside some truly amazing entrepreneurs"
Creator of the Awards, Francesca James, said: “We have been inundated with some incredible entries this year, and all shortlisted applicants should be extremely proud of themselves! This year has seen a record number of entrants and we’ve been absolutely blown away by the strength and diversity of applications.”
“We cannot wait to celebrate entrepreneurship across Great Britain with them, and put a spotlight on the incredible talent within the British entrepreneur ecosystem.”
The NatWest Great British Entrepreneur Awards acknowledges the hard work and inspiring stories of British entrepreneurs and businesses in Great Britain. These awards are celebrated across the UK in 5 gala finals, including; Cardiff, Birmingham, Edinburgh, Manchester & London.
The dandi® patch team will be attending the London gala on 21st November 2017 where you can be guaranteed to see lots of glitz and glam! Follow us on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram to see live updates on the night!
Gordon Merrylees, Head of Entrepreneurship at NatWest said: "I want to thank all of the entrepreneurs who entered this year and congratulate those who have been shortlisted, I look forward to seeing them at the regional finals.”
You can find more information about the awards and shortlisted companies here: www.greatbritishentrepreneurawards.com