Make it British members introduced as winners for the GBE Awards 2021

We’re proud to announce the three members of Make it British who have been judged as winners on the Nice British Entrepreneur Awards this 12 months

GBEA 2021 Make it British winners

Again in Could, Make it British introduced our partnership with the Nice British Entrepreneur Awards for 2021. Since then, a whole bunch of our members entered the coveted awards with an opportunity to win in considered one of 18 classes.

We’re vastly proud to announce that 3 of our Make it British members have been chosen as winners of the Nice British Entrepreneur Awards!

Made in UK Award – in partnership with Make it British for the Nice British Entrepreneur Awards

As a particular addition for this 12 months, Make it British has supported the Made within the UK Award, a brand new class for 2021. The award recognises an entrepreneur whose enterprise manufactures its merchandise within the UK.

Winner for the North West area: HebTroCo

Hebtroco GBEA winners

West Yorkshire-based model HebTroCo, recognized for trousers made within the UK, together with an entire vary of sensible merchandise made right here, was awarded the Made in UK Award within the North West area. 

Following their profitable Kickstarter marketing campaign in 2016  which led to the model promoting out their preliminary batch of 176 pairs of trousers in lower than 5 hours, Brant Richard & Ed Oxley took on HebTroCo full time. The enterprise has now expanded to promote an entire assortment of merchandise together with denim denims, shirts, socks, hats all made proper right here within the UK.

Winner for the South East area: Genevieve Sweeney

Genevieve Sweeney GBEA winner

On the alternative finish of the nation, knitwear model Genevieve Sweeney was awarded the Made in UK Award within the South East area.

Genevieve Sweeney isn’t any peculiar knitwear label. 2 years earlier than the model Genevieve Sweeney launched, founder Genevieve Good travelled the UK assembly artisan knitters, small family-run factories and yarn mills. Falling in love with their ardour for craftsmanship and dedication to high quality, Genevieve was impressed to launch her personal model.

Genevieve now hand-selects mills and factories across the UK  to assist drive British manufacturing ahead by embracing innovation. Perpetually mixing conventional yarns in putting, surprising hues and geometric patterns, Genevieve Sweeney is keen about exploring the dialogue between outdated and new. The result’s a set of actually timeless knitwear.

Artistic Industries Entrepreneur of the Yr

Winner for the North West area: Zoe Glencross

Zoe Glencross GBEA winner

Lastly, chosen as one of many UK’s Artistic Industries Entrepreneur of the Yr, interiors model Zoe Glencross was chosen because the winner within the North West area.

Designer Zoe Glencross has at all times had a ardour for interiors and so she took the chance to study the craft of material design and print, combining her love of color, paint and cloth. 

Now, the Zoe Glencross assortment options 3 completely different materials in a variety of designs on varied dwelling textiles furnishings. They work with a few of England’s finest print producers, translating Zoe’s hand-printed designs onto screens for giant scale manufacturing.

Congratulations to not solely our Make it British members who received these awards, but in addition all of those that entered and have been chosen as finalists – the competitors was so powerful! 

Are you interested by the 2022 Nice British Entrepreneur Awards? You’ll be able to register your curiosity for subsequent 12 months’s awards right here.

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