Reflex wins business awards



Reflex Marine was named Winner of Winners at last night’s Cornwall Business Awards.

The Shortlanesend-based marine technology company received the award at last night’s ceremony, held at St Mellion International.

Pioneers in offshore personnel transfer, Reflex Marine sell their innovative products in six continents.

Winner of Winners, Reflex Marine
Winner of Winners, Reflex Marine

Kim Conchie, chief executive of Cornwall Chamber, said: “Reflex Marine demonstrated commercial success, innovation and a great export record -together with a high degree of local collaboration in a sector that is building a global reputation for Cornwall.  For the judges, this was a winning combination.”

Reflex was also named Employer of the Year and International Business of the Year.

Other winners included Watergate Bay Hotel for Best Digital Marketing and Looe Music Festival for ‘Most Creative Use of Design.’

Suzanne Bond, Chief Executive of Cornwall Development Company, says: “The Cornwall Business Awards honour the very best of Cornwall’s business community. Every year the bar seems to be raised higher and higher. The winners illustrate how talent, quality, innovation and responsible business practices are thriving in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly.”

Full list of winners

Young Businessperson of the Year: Josh Hosking (ICT4)

Best New Business: Happy Energy

Best Third Sector Business: Cornwall Air Ambulance Trust

Customer Focus: Cornish Mutual

Employer of the Year: Reflex Marine

Best Use of Superfast Broadband: PBWC Architects

Most Creative Use of Design: Looe Music Festival

Best Digital Marketing: Watergate Bay Hotel

Most Dynamic Growth Business: TorFX Currency Exchange

Best Family Business: South West Laundry

Best International Business: Reflex Marine

Business Innovation of the Year: Schoolcomms

Entrepreneur of the Year: Paul Sweaton & Roger Edwards (Vision Independent Financial Planning)

Business Leader of the Year: Matthew Lugg (MJL Group)

A comprehensive review of the awards will be appearing in the June issue of Business Cornwall magazine.