Boardroom Advisors are delighted to announce success and recognition at a number of recent prestigious business awards.
National Professional Services Business of the Year – Winner at the Business Masters Awards
John Courtney, Chairman of Boardroom Advisors accepted the award at the Gala Dinner in Bristol.
The judging panel includes Sue Tumelty, founder of the HR Dept, Paul Appleby, director of Vid Communications and Sam Holliday from the Federation of Small Businesses.
Global Entrepreneur of the Year – Winner at the Great British Entrepreneur Awards
John Courtney, Founder of Boardroom Advisors has been awarded as Global Entrepreneur at The Allica Bank Great British Entrepreneur Awards.
Recognised annually as one of the most prestigious accolades in the entrepreneurial world, The Allica Bank Great British Entrepreneur Awards received over 5,000 applications this year alone.
A Triumph in a Highly Competitive Field
Making the shortlist is an achievement in its own right given the calibre of competition, underlining the significance of Boardroom Advisor’s win.
Previous winner James Watt, founder of BrewDog, said that winning was “better than winning the World Cup.” Steven Bartlett has gone as far as to dub the awards as “The Grammys of Entrepreneurship,” highlighting the glamour and prestige associated with the event.
The judges commented:
Francesca James, founder of The Allica Bank Great British Entrepreneur Awards, said:
“I am thrilled to witness the extraordinary achievements of this year’s winners. Their success stories are a testament to the dynamic and innovative spirit that thrives within UK entrepreneurship. These inspiring entrepreneurs embody the creativity, determination, and passion that are at the heart of our nation’s business success. Their accomplishments not only celebrate their own journeys but also light the way for future generations of innovators and business leaders”.
Richard Davies, CEO of Allica Bank, commented:
“It has been a real honour to sponsor this year’s GBEA awards. Hearing the inspiring stories from this year’s winners really brings to life the important contribution British entrepreneurs make to our economy. At Allica, we couldn’t be more excited to see such a talented group of individuals making their mark in the business world and we’ll be keeping a close eye on what they do next.”
the SPARKies – Best Mentor / Advisor – Finalist 3 years in a row!
The SPARKies, from techSPARK, brings together the best of the South West region’s tech and digital community to celebrate the best startups, designs, hardware, people and more.
For 3 years in a row we are delighted to be a finalist in the Best Mentor / Advisor category.
the SPARKies – Lifetime Achievement Award – Winner
John Courtney has also been honoured at the Sparkies with a Lifetime Achievement Award.
Over the course of his 40-year career John Courtney, Chairman of Boardroom Advisors, has continually worked towards innovation and supporting entrepreneurship nationally and internationally. In recognition of his exceptional business achievements, he has scooped the Lifetime Achievement Award at the top tech awards: theSPARKies
Having founded eight companies, John Courtney, is a key character in the continuous drive for business growth in the South West, and across the UK. Alongside his work at Boardroom Advisors, which provides a team of 200+ fractional CxOs and part-time directors who offer services to small and medium sized businesses, he also uses his wealth of experience as a mentor at SETsquared, Entrepreneurial Spark and Microsoft for StartUps. He has also ranked 30 in the list of the top 100 UK entrepreneurs by CityAM.
With a record number of nominations, Mr Courtney is thrilled to have won the award. He comments:
“I am delighted to have been selected as the winner amongst such talented and motivated individuals. I believe that the South West has an incredible drive for, and commitment to, entrepreneurship with so many fantastic businesses, old and new. I hope that I can continue to support this, and share what I have learnt with anyone else who has a passion for business.”