Entrepreneur Wales Awards
CHALKHOUSE INTERIORS NOMINATED FOR THE ENTREPRENEUR WALES AWARDS
The Chalkhouse team are celebrating after it was announced last night that the Cardiff based company is a finalist for the ‘Manufacturing Category’ in the Entrepreneur Wales Awards, sponsored by Business Wales.
The inaugural Entrepreneur Wales Awards, produced by the organisers of the Great British Entrepreneur Awards and the publishers of Fresh Business Thinking, is a national celebration of entrepreneurship and has welcomed over 230 applications from businesses and entrepreneurs across Wales.
Chalkhouse specialise in designing, manufacturing and fitting bespoke handmade kitchens and other furniture. Graham Screen, Director said “We believe we have been shortlisted because in less than three years our dedicated and talented team have succeeded in establishing a new and successful manufacturing operation, based on exceptional customer care, in a highly competitive and crowded market place”.
Ceri Hill, Co-Director and design inspiration behind Chalkhouse said ‘We are absolutely thrilled to be selected as finalist and are pleased to demonstrate that both manufacturing and small businesses are alive and well in Wales”.
The short-listed entries are now being considered by an all star line up of Welsh entrepreneurial minds including Hayley Parsons, founder and former CEO of Go Compare and Jonathan Davies, editor of Fresh Business Thinking.
Francesca Russell, founder of the Entrepreneur Wales Awards, said: “The Awards Ceremony itself, which is being held at the National Museum on November 12th will be a night to remember, with VIPs from the world of business and entrepreneurship gathering to celebrate the entrepreneurial spirit in Wales”.
Economy Minister, Edwina Hart said: “Entrepreneurs are vital for creating growth and jobs in the Welsh economy. I am always impressed by the talented and hard working entrepreneurs we have in Wales and these awards recognise and celebrate the role they play. The Welsh Government is a pro-business government and supports our entrepreneurs to create a more prosperous Wales.”