Now in its second year, the Algarve Business Awards showcased and celebrated some of the region’s best Companies, Entrepreneurs and Community Innovation Ideas.
The Awards are committed to recognising excellence in business across the Algarve, providing a source of inspiration to new start-ups and entrepreneurs, but, most of all, showcasing the wide diversity and success of the business community.
After the judging process of over 350 entries, the Gala Awards Ceremony was held on Friday, November 30 at the Wyndham Grand Hotel in Quinta do Lago, where over 150 guests attended to see who the winners of 2023 would be.
“A formal affair, it was fantastic to see so many businesses represented and receive their awards on the night,” said organisers.
The 2023 winners are:
Algarve Business of the Year Award – Lazer Telecom
Employee of the Year Award – Mark Sebastian, Kiss FM
Team of the Year Award – Wired Home Automation
Outstanding Marketing Award – SandyBlue
Tourism & Hospitality Award – Pinetrees Riding Center
Customer Excellence Award – SandyBlue
Taste of the Algarve Award – Tribulum, Algarve
Sustainability Award – Quinta do Lago
Entrepreneur of the Year Award – Lauren Venters, VIP
Special Recognition Award – Debbie Burton, ALERTA
Lifetime Achievement Award – Ana Paula Neto
Contribution to Charitable Causes Award – Uschi & Almancil Rotary Club
Best Digital Award – Dobro Creative Agency
Health & Wellbeing Award – The Campus, Quinta do Lago
Pride of the Algarve Award – Tubarões Basketball Club
Best New Business Award – 2Algarve
Innovation Award – Sparty Algarve
Business Growth Award – Well Vale do Lobo (medium sized business) & Very Into Partying (small business)
Small Business of the Year Award – Pole With a View
The organisers of the awards said: “We are delighted that the Algarve Business Awards have grown and that everyone could celebrate their successes. It was such a privilege to host such a special event for all businesses throughout the Algarve.
“We have so much talent here that needs to be showcased and nurtured to grow. We want to say thank you everyone that entered, attended and supported the event. A huge thank you also goes to our sponsors as, without them, an event of this scale simply isn’t possible. We look forward to growing the event next year and seeing even more companies participate in 2024.”
To see all photos, please visit our website www.algarvebusinessawards.com or on the event’s social media channels @algarvebusinessawards
For more information on the 2024 awards, email [email protected]