Fri. Feb 23rd, 2024

LEADING brand agency Champions (UK) Plc is celebrating a hat trick of success – by landing THREE top awards for its work.

The East-Midlands-based agency has won the Real Entrepreneur Award 2024, a MarCom Web Content Award and also scooped the CEO / Director of the Year at the 2023 Leicestershire Business Awards.

Commenting, Champions’ Managing Director Matthew Hayes, said: “Winning these awards just goes to show how hard-working the team are here at Champions and is something I am really proud of.

“The MarCom Web Content Award underlines how much effort and time our content team spend on projects, and I am delighted they have been recognised for their work.

“Being recognised for the Real Entrepreneur Award 2024 and being recognised for the 2023 Leicestershire Business Award are both great achievements. Massive credit must go to my team for the way they deal with the barriers and challenges which must be overcome to deliver fantastic results for our brilliant clients who have also been a pleasure to work with.”

The Real Entrepreneur Award 2024 celebrates business owners who set up breakthrough businesses, saw dramatic growth, or even pivoted their businesses to adapt to the ever-changing face of our economy.

Champions have gone on to win 11 awards this year whilst Matthew has been nominated for the Scale-Up Entrepreneur of the Year which recognises scale-up businesses that have room to grow but are still taking on new strategies for further expansion as well as The Allica Bank Great British Entrepreneur Awards which has been described as ‘The Grammys of Entrepreneurship’, receiving 5,000 applications annually.
The MarCom Web Content Award honours excellence in marketing and communication while recognising the creativity, hard work, and generosity of industry professionals. Previous MarCom award winners range from international creative agencies to Fortune 500 companies.

And, the 2023 Leicestershire Business Award for CEO/ Director of the Year highlights the diversity of UK businesses by making awards accessible to all and levelling the playing field. Their awards programme is designed to allow even the smallest businesses to compete with multinational enterprises.

Champions (UK) Plc, based in Loughborough, Leicestershire, also work alongside Rainbows Children’s charity which cares for families up and down the country who have a baby or child suffering from a serious or terminal illness.

The brand agency has raised over £2.5M since 2007 for the Leicester-based charity as well as hosted various charity dinners and celebrity balls including the likes of Sam Bailey, William Roache MBE and Tony Jacklin CBE.

Already shortlisted for The 2023 East Midlands Business Masters award in creativity & media, Champions (UK) Plc are specialist in digital marketing and business growth, helping small-mid businesses grow and reach their highest goals.

Having worked with the likes of Disney, Farmfoods, Google and Lloyds Banking, the family business offers 20 years of industry experience with recognition from the London Stock Exchange 1000 Companies to inspire Britain, as well as numerous other accolades such as Accelerate 250, Santander Breakthrough 50 and Insider Growth 100.  We have also placed 57th in the Sunday Times Fast Track 100 directory.

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By Editor