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Publican Awards 2018

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Publican Awards 2018

Publican Awards 2018

We had the pleasure of sponsoring the Publican Awards on Tuesday evening at Battersea Evolution, hosted by the Morning Advertiser. With 1,400 attendees the Publican Awards is an event always thoroughly enjoyed by team HGEM. The venue was in abundance of drink sponsors, a highlight for us was The Alchemist bar with their fun cocktails and misty drinks as well as the Appletiser bar.

We sponsored the award for Best Accommodation Operator which was richly deserved by Anglian Country Inns and presented by HGEM’s Business Development Manager, Matthew Smith. The Outstanding Industry Contribution award went to John Sands, known as ‘Mr Pubmaster’ who sadly passed away in August 2017. His wife accepted the award on his behalf, it was touching, and she shared a good message about the importance of life outside of work and finding the balance.

The full list of winners:

  • New World Trading Company did it again after winning several awards last year, taking home 4 awards, including: Best Drinks Offer, Best Pub Operations Team, Best Pub Employer (500+) employees, Business Leader of the Year (Chris Hill)
  • The Alchemist: Best Pub Brand/Concept
  • North Bar Brewing Company: Best Brewing Pub Company
  • Cornerstone Inns: Best Community Pub Operator
  • Brewhouse & Kitchen: Best Managed Pub Company (2-50 sites), Best Pub Employer (up to 500 employees)
  • Fullers: Best Managed Pub Company (51+)
  • Star Pubs & Bars: Best Tenanted/Leased Pub Company (501+ sites)
  • Palmers: Best Tenanted/Leased Pub Company (up to 500 sites)
  • Toby Carvery: Best Value Food Offer
  • Seafood Pub Company: Best Food Offer
  • Red Mist Leisure: Best Premium Food Offer
  • Stonegate Pub Company: Best Late Night Operator
  • Impossible Manchester, Tokyo Industries: Best New Pub/Bar

Congratulations to all!

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