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BBC Radio Wales presenter Claire Summers hosts Powys Business Awards

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BBC Radio Welsh Breakfast News host Claire Summers will host the Powys Business Awards for the second time next month.

Clare, who last hosted Powys’ premier annual event for businesses, social enterprises and charities in 2018, will lead the awards ceremony at the Deling Line in Brecon on Friday 7 October.

A seasoned journalist, she has been a key member of the BBC Wales Today team for many years, supporting major events such as the Ryder Cup, the London Olympics, the Commonwealth Games and was the presenter of the BBC Wales Sports Personality of the Year. .

A live event performer, Claire now presents a breakfast news program Monday through Thursday, talking about everything happening in Wales.

Twenty-three finalists, representing a range of successful businesses across the county, have been shortlisted for this year’s highly anticipated Powys Business Awards 2022, hosted by Mid Wales Manufacturing Group (MWMG) with the support of sponsors. rice field.

Finalists are: Startup Business Awards Sponsored by EvaBuild: Bryndu Caravan and Camping, Brecon. Mesh Telematics Limited, Machynlleth and Nomadic Washrooms, Welshpool.

Welsh Government Sponsored Entrepreneurship Awards: Richard Glover-Davies, Gloversure and Montgomeryshire Homes Ltd, Welshpool; Trudy Davies, Woosnam and Davies News, Llani Barbers, Talerddig Bakery Store, Llanidloes, Adam Watkin, Trax JH, Tire Protector, Gresolvent, new town.

Micro Business Award (less than 10 employees) sponsored by Welshpool Printing Group: Celtic Company, Welshpool. PM Training and Assessing Ltd, Crickhowell, SP Filling Systems Ltd, Llandrindod Wells.

Growth Awards sponsored by County Times: Dawson Shanahan, Welshpool. Makefast Ltd, Newtown. Radnor Hills, Knighton and Morland UK, Welshpool.

Small Business Awards (less than 30 employees), sponsored by WR Partners: CMD Ltd, Newtown. Severn Transport Services Ltd (Walespool) and Montgomeryshire Homes Ltd (Walespool).

Social Enterprise/ Charity Award sponsored by Myrick Training Services: Calan DVS, Brecon. Open Newtown, Newtown and The Game Change Project CIC, Newtown.

Small Business Growth Award sponsored by EDF Renewables: The Cellar Drinks Company, Crickhowell. Severn Transport Services Ltd, Welshpool and Montgomeryshire Homes, Welshpool.

Technology & Innovation Award sponsored by ForrestBrown: Nidec – Control Techniques, Newtown; CMD Ltd, Newtown and Dawson Shanahan, Welshpool.

People Development Award sponsored by the NPTC Group of Colleges: EOM Electrical Contractors Ltd, Newtown. SWG Group, Welshpool and Whipac, Welshpool.

Category winners will be selected for a comprehensive Powis Business of the Year Award sponsored by the Powis County Council. In addition, the Jury may create a voluntary CellPath-sponsored Special Jury Prize this year to recognize outstanding achievement by companies or persons other than category winners.

MWMG group manager Ceri Stephens said: We showcase the best businesses in every sector across the county. ”