MKBAA 2018: The finalists are revealed

Feb 07, 2018

Organised by Milton Keynes Business Leaders Partnership in association with full service marketing agency Interdirect and event management experts Evolution, MKBAA 2018 promises to be the best awards ceremony yet, having further improved on the successes of previous years.

MKBLP chair Dr Philip Smith said: “We have been really impressed by the calibre of entries into this year’s Business Achievement Awards and look forward to finding out more about each of the shortlisted business at the awards ceremony.”

The winners will be announced at a gala dinner on March 8 at the DoubleTree by Hilton, Stadium MK. The evening will again be compered by former badminton gold medallist Gail Emms.

Mr Smith said: “The awards, which provide the perfect opportunity to celebrate the talent that we have in our city.”

A few tables are still available for the awards night, at which more than 550 businesspeople will celebrate the best in business in Milton Keynes.



Business Impact in the Community

Red Thread Partnership Ltd

Destination MK 

Milton Keynes Hospital Charity


Best Use of Social Media

Howes Percival Solicitors

Willen Hospice  


AD Media Relations 

Charity of the Year

Willen Hospice 

Milton Keynes Dons Sport and Education Trust 

MK Storehouse

The Parks Trust

Customer Service

Mirus IT

The Brasserie at Milton Keynes College

Errington Locksmiths and Security Ltd 

Design and Creativity

Milton Keynes College


Cygnus Limited 

Visual Identity Creative Ltd

Entrepreneur of the Year

Kellie Warlos – Bowtique Hair, Beauty and Fashion 

Paul Tomlinson – Mirus IT

Theresa Pope – Dandi Patch 

Richard Hardwick – Halo Coffee Ltd

Leisure, Entertainment and Arts

The Stables 

The Parks Trust

Milton Keynes Theatre

Professional Services

Howes Percival Solicitors

Neves Solicitors

CCS IT Solutions

Small Business

Autotech Recruit 

Sweat Yoga & Pilates Ltd

CCS IT Solutions

Nipperbout Ltd

New Business

GoCode Academy

Nomad Ai Ltd 

Beer Bear

Innovation and Technology

Comms365 Ltd

Aero Tec Laboratories (ATL) Ltd

Cackle Street

International Trade

Marshall Amplification

William Young 1876 


Naturally Tribal Skincare


For further information and to book a table at the awards ceremony, visit

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