Our 2021 Woo Hoo Awards Sponsors

We are really looking forward to our sponsors presenting the Woo Hoo Awards to very worthy winners – here’s a bit more about them:

Headline Sponsor - Willmott Dixon

Hertfordshire-based Willmott Dixon is a privately-owned contracting and interior fit-out group.

Founded in 1852, we are dedicated to leaving a positive legacy in our communities and environment and in 2018 were one of only six companies to receive a Queen’s Award for Enterprise in the promoting opportunity through social mobility category. 

Our goal is to become a net zero carbon company by 2030, with all buildings delivered after this date also being net zero. 

As the UK’s highest ranked contractor in the FT’s Diversity Leaders list in 2019 and 2020, we also aim to achieve gender parity across all levels of the workforce by 2030.

We are passionate about our purpose: to deliver brilliant buildings, transform lives, strengthen communities and enhance the environment so our world is fit for future generations.

Read non-executive director Jonathon Porritt’s assessment of COP26 here.

Hertfordshire Chamber of Commerce

Herts Chamber provides first-class business support to companies of all sizes and sectors, through a range of benefits, including: a wide variety of events, extensive networking opportunities and advice on international trade procedures & documentation. We are the largest independent business support organisation within Hertfordshire.

As the British Chambers of Commerce Accredited Chamber for Hertfordshire, our members benefit from association with 53 other UK Chambers and a network of 50+ Chambers globally. 

Our expertise, business experience and established events programme will enable you to foster strategic partnerships, connect with other businesses, and develop the knowledge and confidence to grow and sustain your business. 

OnBrand: The Marketing & Business Growth Agency

OnBrand enjoys a privileged position of trust with multiple businesses in St Albans and across the UK.

As a full-service marketing and business growth agency, we find ourselves getting involved with companies at crucial tipping points on their paths to success – from local businesses moving beyond a vibrant presence on Instagram and into full e-commerce, larger brands looking for expert eyes to improve their website’s customer journeys, or companies looking to update their customer touch points through audio, radio, events & experiences.

Founded by local entrepreneur Daniel Graham, the OnBrand team is made up of established experts from a range of marketing fields including brand strategy, website development, social media growth and management, content creation and strategy, SEO, paid activity, audio and video production, PR and events.

Give us a call on 03333 220022, or head to www.onbrand.co.uk to find out more

Rothamsted Enterprises

is the commercial arm of Rothamsted Research, the world-renowned agricultural research institute based in Harpenden, Herts.

We offer hi-spec office, lab space and hotdesking as well as business and scientific support services on our Harpenden campus to organisations focused on agritech, plant / bio science, food, climate change.

We also offer a wide range of events spaces, from meeting rooms and conferencing facilities at Rothamsted Conference Centre, to the large, spacious, sustainable Rothamsted Restaurant ideal for dinners, awards, and parties, and the stunning Grade 1 listed Rothamsted Manor, perfect for weddings, VIP and business events, dining events, concerts, parties and afternoon tea.

Find out more about us via our website.

STANTA 

help local micro businesses to start, grow and develop.  We provide 12 hours of FREE support consisting of one to one business advice and we have an extensive range of training courses for clients to choose from.  

Mel Hilbrown and Mark Fordham are the experienced advisers and can advise on all aspects of business, eg:  pre-start, start-up, financial planning and cash flow forecasting, marketing, networking, diversification … and much more.

Once your business has started and you need an office, we can help as we have a variety of sizes of offices at Stanta Business Centre ranging from one desk space in a shared office, up to an 8 person office and these are let on a no long-term commitment basis, with the monthly all-inclusive licence fee making budgeting easy.

stanta.co.uk

Vital Wellness Clinic

Vital Wellness Clinic is a private menopause clinic where we provide a holistic approach to menopause care. We look at the whole picture in terms physical health, psychosocial health and aspects of lifestyle that need to be addressed as part of the process.

Vital Wellness Clinic offers both face to face and online appointment. We operate from Spire Harpenden Hospital and St Albans Rooms in St Albans, Hertfordshire.

To find out more information, or to book an appointment, please visit our website www.vitalwellnessclinic.com

Big Buzz Solutions

is an independent, family-run business that creates amazing digital solutions for small to medium sized businesses.  We’re based locally but work with clients throughout the UK and Europe.
We love what we do and we’re at our happiest when we’re delighting our clients and providing them with unique mobile and online solutions.Whether it’s creating unique mobile app solutions to help your business get mobile, working with you to create amazing websites or whizzing around your business property capturing 3D virtual tours, we’re here to delight you with our services!And everything we do has to create a real ‘buzz’ for our clients… because we know that when they’re ‘buzzing’ we’re hitting the right spot for them with their online and digital solutions too.
 
Want to find out how we can get your business buzzing too?  Then call us at any time on 01727 537197, drop us an email to enquiries@bigbuzzsolutions.co.uk or visit our website at www.bigbuzzsolutions.co.uk for further details.

The Athena Network

is the leading referral network for women in business, founded in 2005, offering business networking, support & training across the country. A platform for members from a wide range of professions to share knowledge, skills and experience through structured monthly online networking meetings and informal coffee mornings.

As Regional Director of the Athena Network Bedford & St Albans region, Kate Cherry runs 5 groups across two counties.

Kate loves bringing her energy, encouragement and support to business owners across all industries and professions. She is passionate about helping them to develop their skills and confidence to run successful, more profitable businesses and create opportunities for career success. Contact Kate at kate.cherry@theathenanetwork.com to find out more about how Athena could be a part of your marketing strategy for 2022!

‘EYES on St Albans

Eyewear and eyecare that truly ROCKS, don’t take our word for it, check out our unrivalled and world beating Google 5star reviews and customer comments.! 

 

Eve & Adam Beauty Clinic

have been offering aesthetic skin and wellbeing treatments for over 18 years.  Whether a visit is for a simple eyebrow shape or for a course of results driven medical grade facials or laser hair removal,  their aim is to make every experience fabulous. 

For the full range of treatments, online booking and Beauty Store please visit www.eve-and-adam.com 

Radio Verulam

are very excited to be part of The Woo Hoo Awards this year. 
This is the local Business Awards to be at.  This will be a great celebration and chance to to get together and look forward in these changing times.
  
Radio Verulam is your local trusted community non-for-profit radio station. We are ‘On Air’ and at many local events in and around St Albans. If you want to know more about your Local Radio Verulam and how we can work together then contact us  
 
Radio Verulam has a strong Virtual Support Wall growing all the time. We will continue to grow this Virtual Brick Wall by promoting businesses ‘on air’ through regular random on Radio Verulam Presenters.  All funds raised help support local Independent traders, promote local environment matters, charities and provide general business support.
 
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Re:Solution Clinic

 
We’re a top-rated, multidisciplinary clinic of musculoskeletal pain and injury experts. Our Osteopaths and Physio’s are here to help you achieve an active, healthy and pain-free life.
 
Nobody should have to live in pain. That’s why we deliver evidence-based, long-term solutions that not only ease your immediate symptoms, but give you the tools to achieve lasting, lifelong health.
 
Our only aim is getting you beyond better.
 
Formerly Body Balance Clinic, Re:Solution St Albans was founded in 2015 by Sean Walker as a practice that prides itself on listening. Sean knew that to manage pain, you must first understand it. That’s why our focus has always been on you, how you feel and the ways your injury affects you. It’s the foundation for all our treatments and why we succeed in helping our patients back to health — permanently.
 

Holiday Inn Express

Just off the M25 motorway, Holiday Inn Express® St. Albans – M25, Jct.22 hotel is a 15-minute drive from the St. Alban’s city centre. Direct trains travel to London from St. Albans City station, a 10-minute drive away, and it’s 25 minutes to London Luton Airport (LTN). Our hotel is a few minutes from the M1 and there’s ample free parking on site. Browse high-street brand and department stores at Colney Fields Shopping Park, right next door.

At this St. Albans hotel you can enjoy:

– Free WiFi

– Blackout curtains

– A meeting room for 14 people

Jump-start your day with the included Express Start™ Breakfast, offering English and continental choices. With ceiling-high windows and Nordic touches, our Express Bar and Café is a bright and welcoming spot for coffee and drinks, and if you’re feeling peckish you can order from the All Day Dining menu.