And the Winner Is...

DataKom Limited was announced as Finalist Across Two Categories for this years 2016 Bridgend Business Forum Awards.

Bridgend Business Forum, an organisation over 700 members strong, offers local business in Bridgend County the chance to come together and network with one another as well as share their voice and opinion on local or regional issues. Since its inception in 2008 Bridgend Business Forum has been hosting monthly workshops, both free and paid, members have the opportunity to attend such events such as speed networking breakfasts, social media workshops to discussions on cyber security and data protection.

One highpoint of each year is the Bridgend Business Forum Awards evening with the 2016 theme as ‘Unmask their excellence’ showcasing local businesses and their achievements. The event will be held 23rd September at the Coed-y-Mwster Hotel, Coychurch, Bridgend.  With 8 main categories such as Bridgend Tourism Business of the Year, Innovative Business of the Year, Manufacturing Business of the Year and more, local businesses in Bridgend County Borough have a chance to demonstrate their specialities.

Three potential winners from each category are shortlisted, chosen by a panel of judges:

Service Business of the Year

Scott Waste, DataKom, Bridgend Tuition at Smart Education Learning Centre

Manufacturing Business of the Year 

Eckoeg, Customised Sheet Metal 

Creative Industries Award

Customised Sheet Metal, Wales Interactive, Daydream Education!

Bridgend Tourism Business of the Year

Best Western Heronston Hotle, Coed y Mwstwr Hotel, Parc Slip Nature Reserve & Visitor Centre

Innovative Business of the Year

Spectrum Technologies Plc, ISA Training, The Food Shed 

Start-up Business of the Year 2016

Sadie & Frank's Day Nursery, Strut Your Paws, The Food Shed 

Entrepreneur of the Year 2016

DataKom, Scott Waste Ltd., Forsee


DataKom Limited, based in Bocam Park, Bridgend is proud to be shortlisted for 2 of the categories, including our own Jay Ball for Entrepreneur of the Year. Well done Jay!

Read the Western Mail article here: