We’re delighted to announce an amazing 11 New Forest Marque members have been shortlisted in this year’s Brilliance in Business Awards.

The New Forest Business Partnership hosts the local business awards to acknowledge and celebrate individuals and businesses that demonstrate outstanding achievements within their business sector or specialist area.

This year there are 18 award categories, including several new ones for 2022, covering all areas of achievement within local business. The overall New Forest Business of the Year is selected from the winners of the individual categories.

The Marque sponsors the Food and Drink award and we wish all three shortlisted the best of luck: Sway Butchers, The Commoners Larder and New Forest Fruit Company.

In total nine New Forest Marque members and two associate members have been shortlisted this year and are invited to an awards ceremony at Brockenhurst College on 1 December.

The Marque members shortlisted are:

The Country Inns Award for Apprentice of the Year

Kamron Flaxman – Woodland h at Hoburne Bashley

The Balmer Lawn Hotel Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Visitor Economy

Woodland h at Hoburne Bashley

Montagu Arms Hotel

The Get Set Solent Award for Growth

The Forest Foodie

The Forest Foot and Health Clinic Award for Health and Wellbeing

Shorefield Holidays

The Colva.tech Award for Outstanding Customer Care

New Forest Collection

The New Forest District Council Award for Best New Forest Microbusiness

New Forest Tartan

Naked Jam

The New Forest Marque Award for Food and Drink

The Commoners Larder

New Forest Fruit Company

The New Forest National Park Authority Award for Sustainable Business of the Year

Cottage Lodge Hotel

The Totton College Award for Training and Development

Minstead Trust

We wish all our members the best of luck!

See the full list of nominations

Pictured: The Forest Foodie Flora Richardson, winner of the Solent Local Enterprise Partnership Award for Business of the Year 2021, plus all last year’s winners.