The shortlist has been revealed for this year’s Cornwall Business Awards.

There are 14 categories up for grabs this year, including two new ones – Manufacturer of the Year and Sustainable Business of the Year.

The awards, which are being organised by the Cornwall Development Company, in association with Business Cornwall magazine and the Cornwall Chamber of Commerce, will be presented at a glittering ceremony at St Mellion International, on May 12.

This year’s celebrity speaker is Levi Roots, of Dragons’ Den fame.

Cornwall Business Awards shortlist

Young Businessperson of the Year

  • Rob Carey (GreenGen UK)
  • Katherine George (Oh So Social)
  • Polly Rowe (Fitness Polly)

Best New Business

  • Island Fish
  • The Globe, Fowey
  • We Are Cornwall

Best Third Sector Business

  • Active Plus
  • Looe Music Festival
  • Turn to Starboard

Customer Focus

  • Cornwall Super Homes
  • Fluid Branding
  • TorFX

Employer of the Year

  • Headforwards
  • TJ International
  • TorFX

Manufacturer of the Year

  • ISO Spaces
  • Metal Surgery
  • St Eval Candle Company

Most Creative Use of Design

  • ABG Design
  • ISO Spaces
  • PFA Research

Most Sustainable Business

  • Harbour Lights
  • Natural Generation
  • St Eval Candle Company

Best Digital Marketing

  • Beach Retreats at Watergate Bay
  • Happy Little Soles
  • TorFX

Most Dynamic Growth Business

  • Frugi
  • Gripsure (UK)
  • TorFX

Best Family Business

  • Microtest
  • Philleigh Way
  • St Ewe Free Range Eggs
  • The Green Waste Company

Best International Business

  • BJ Sherriff
  • Frugi
  • Rockfish

Business Innovation of the Year

  • KCS Trade Print
  • SCSLhealth
  • TJ International
  • Ultramed

Entrepreneur of the Year

  • Tony Goodman (The Globe Fowey)
  • Dan Soanes-Brown (HICI)
  • Ivor Thomson (Natural Generation)