Tri-cycle win for local business at New Forest Business Partnership Awards 2018

brilliance in business 2018

Published Thursday 30 November 2017

Local cycle business Cyclexperience Limited have pedalled their way to triple awards success, including the National Park Authority's category.

24 New Forest businesses celebrated their success at the twelfth annual New Forest Brilliance in Business Awards at Careys Manor Hotel last night (Wednesday 29 November 2017). Eight businesses won awards, presented by The Hon. Lord Montagu of Beaulieu, President of the New Forest Business Partnership.

Nikki Ryce, spokes-person for Cyclexperience said, 'We are delighted that Cyclexperience has been recognised for the contribution and commitment to both the National Park and visitor economy. We will be celebrating Cyclexperience's 25th anniversary very shortly but this feels like the beginning of the next 25! It is fantastic to be part of such a vibrant business community within the New Forest .'

Cllr Barry Rickman, Leader of New Forest District Council, said 'Supporting our local businesses is a key priority for the council and all the winners tonight demonstrate what a vibrant and innovative local economy we have.'

Matthew Lawson, Chairman of the New Forest Business Partnership, welcomed guests to the awards and gave an encouraging and positive review of the future for the New Forest economy: 'Each of us has a role to play in the economic growth of the New Forest – to make our New Forest the best place to work, to live and to visit.'

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Full list of categories / winners:

The New Forest Enterprise Centre Award for Best New Business

Forest Whole Foods Ltd

The New Forest National Park Award for Outstanding Contribution to the National Park

Cyclexperience Limited

The Hampshire County Council Award for Contribution to the New Forest Community

All The Cool Stuff

The Go New Forest Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Visitor Economy

Cyclexperience Limited

The New Forest District Council Award for Outstanding Customer Care

Lymington Yacht Haven

The ExxonMobil Award for Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Col-Tec (Solutions) Ltd

The Totton College Award for Training and Development

Shorefield Holidays

The Eric Robinson Award for Young Person in Business

Ellen Stokes (Be Exhibitions)

The NFBP Business of the Year

Cyclexperience Limited

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The New Forest Business Partnership, which organised the awards, was established to improve relations between commercial organisations and local government, to promote better business-to-business relationships, to build a stronger economy and to bring prosperity to the community. 

The Partnership is a forum for local business people to express their views, share their knowledge and experience, network with potential clients and suppliers, and help make changes that will benefit their business.  For more information visit

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