Kalamazoo to sponsor hosts at business awards

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From businesses who are making a difference globally to those who are making waves in the Essex region, the Business Excellence Awards Essex is set to recognise the local areas most successful companies.

Businesses of all sizes and in all sectors will have the chance to be acknowledged at the ceremony which takes place on Thursday 26 September at Five Lakes Resort.

As well as the wide range of businesses of attendance a number of companies will be lending their name to the event as sponsors.

This includes the nationwide provider of managed IT services for businesses, Kalamazoo. Based in Birmingham, the business dates back to the 1800s when Oliver Moreland and Francis Impey started operating a printing business.   

Named after the city in Michigan, since then they have branched out to IT support offering a range of services including hardware maintenance, anti-virus, cloud & continuity services and much more.

The business has now been announced as host sponsors of the upcoming event.

Sally Dixon is the sales manager at Kalamazoo and explained why they decided to come on board as host sponsor.

“We see the importance of supporting business success and are excited to meet new and thriving businesses as they break through and succeed within the county. Kalamazoo IT are delighted to be participating this year celebrating business success across the region. We wish all nominees the best of luck and are thoroughly looking forward to the awards evening” she said.

She continued: “Following the re-brand in September 2018, we have boosted our marketing efforts to improve our brand awareness. We want to leverage our longstanding heritage of over 150 years in business, and 60+ years in the IT industry. Making everyone aware that Kalamazoo is back with the revival of an historic IT brand, delivering Great service again.”

Hosting this year’s event will be the dynamic duo Mark Dolan and Denise van Outen. Mark Dolan is a popular stand-up comedian most famous for hosting Channel 4’s Balls of Steel. He has also hosted a number of radio shows during his career.

Denise van Outen is one of the UK’s most popular television personalities who has appeared as an actor and presenter in some of the country’s biggest shows. This includes EastEnders, Waterloo Road and narrator of The Only Way is Essex. She was also runner-up on Strictly Come Dancing in 2012.  

Nominations for the awards are now closed but for more information visit the dedicated website https://businessexcellenceawardsessex.co.uk/

Alternatively get in touch with Shannon Taylor at event organisers Champions (UK) plc. Call 08453 31 30 31 or staylor@championsukplc.com

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