Business Awards winners

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A fast-growing Falmouth company that exports high-performance tricycles to 25 countries worldwide has been crowned the Duchy’s business of the year at the Cornwall Business Awards 2013.

Inspired Cycle Engineering receive the Winner of Winners award from David Bryon and Cornwall Chamber chief executive Kim Conchie
Inspired Cycle Engineering receive the Winner of Winners award from David Bryon (left) and Cornwall Chamber chief executive Kim Conchie (right)

Inspired Cycle Engineering received the coveted ‘Winner of Winners’ title at the climax of the eighth annual awards – organised by Cornwall Development Company in partnership with Business Cornwall magazine and the Cornwall Chamber of Commerce.

The company, which last year exported over £2 million worth of its innovative, recumbent ICE Trikes, claiming 15% of the competitive American market, was also named the county’s Best International Business.

The awards, held at St Mellion International, were presented by guest speaker David Bryon, former managing director of BMI Baby.

Full list of winners

Young Enterprise: TideLine, GEMS Bolitho School Penzance

Young Business Person of the Year: Nikki Wagstaffe, Cornwall Music Academy

Best New Business: MyRJ

Best Third Sector Business: Cornwall Foundation of Promise (Fifteen Cornwall)

Customer Focus: Coastline Housing

Employer of the Year: Sam’s Cornwall

Best Use of Superfast Broadband: Driftwood Spars

Most Creative Use of Design: Clayworks

Business Leader of the Year: Henry Orchard, Henry Orchard & Sons

Excellence in Marketing: Cornwall Ferries

Most Dynamic Growth Business: Clear-flow

Best Family Business: KJ Rule & Son

Best International Business: Inspired Cycle Engineering

Business Innovation of the Year: Stranger Collective

Entrepreneur of the Year: Tony Sampson, Cornwall Super Homes

Winner of Winners: Inspired Cycle Engineering

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