Hedges Law - Main Sponsor
Hedges has been delivering legal solutions to our clients for over 200 years. Our highly skilled team of lawyers has the knowledge and expertise to resolve even the most complex legal issues that you bring to us. At Hedges, however, we recognise you aren’t just looking for history, an impressive CV and an ability to recite the law. That’s why, over and above our technical excellence, our pledge is to deliver.
Laurent-Perrier - Champagne Reception Sponsor
Founded in 1812, Laurent-Perrier is recognised - throughout the world - as one of the finest of Champagne Houses.
This success derives, first and foremost, from a clear determination to abide by long-established traditions: respect for nature and wine, dedication to quality, and strong and lasting relationships with all those associated with the company, within and without. It is also the result of the sheer driving force of Bernard de Nonancourt, the creator of the Laurent-Perrier range, and that of his daughters, Alexandra and Stéphanie, who are concentrating their own energies on preserving the Group’s independence and perpetuating its values
Leech Print - print Sponsor
At Leech Printing, we’ve worked hard to deliver innovative solutions for our clients’ printing needs. For over 88 years we’ve built a business that’s well known on a local, regional and national basis for quality offset and large-format printing and copying. In this age of digital communications, we’re adapting to serve you better.
The King's Centre - Venue Sponsor
When it comes to planning an event in Oxford, nothing compares to The King’s Centre. It is simply Oxford’s largest multipurpose venue, and is right in the heart of the city. Just a delightful 10 minute canalside walk from Oxford rail station, or 6 minutes from the city’s efficient and frequent Seacourt Park & Ride stop.
Wellers Accountants - Public Vote Sponsor
Wellers has over 70 years experience advising organisations in the hospitality sector. We have developed accounting solutions and advisory services to save you time, (by handling the time consuming compliance tasks on your behalf) and money (by planning and identifying opportunities and tax reliefs). Whether you’re opening your first venture, been around a while or looking to grow your small restaurant group, you will find Wellers a breath of fresh air. It’s something our clients refer to as Business Oxygen – professional services bonded with the chemistry of a trusted relationship that allows your business to breath and thrive.
Belmond Le Manoir - Award for Excellence Sponsor
Created by celebrated chef Raymond Blanc OBE, Belmond Le Manoir aux Quat'Saisons is renowned for offering one of Britain's finest gastronomic experiences. Situated in the picturesque Oxfordshire village of Great Milton, the hotel was awarded two Michelin stars in 1985, just a year after opening, and, remarkably, has held them ever since. We are truly blessed to have such an extraordinary establishment in our county. There is no better judge of our Award for Excellence..
Good Food Oxford - Sustainability Sponsor
Good Food Oxford is a network of over 130 businesses, charities, community groups and individuals, working together for a healthier, fairer and more sustainable food system for Oxford. For restaurants, caterers and other food businesses we create links with local Oxfordshire suppliers to improve sustainability credentials and support the development of a unique and authentic offer to customers.
Oxford's Good Food Charter sets out our vision, which is available to sign online at www.goodfoodoxford.org/charter. Good Food Oxford is part of the national Sustainable Food Cities initiative
Aldens - Category Sponsor
Established in 1793, Aldens Specialist catering butchers is a family owned business which has been supplying Universities, Hotels, Pubs and restaurants with fresh meat, game and poultry for over 215 years.
While traditional butchery methods remain the same everything else has changed dramatically and more recently the focus has been on rigorous quality control and traceability.
Aldens operate from a state of the art purpose premises in Oxford where we deliver up to 100 miles from Oxford through a fleet of Company owned vehicles. www.aldenoxford.co.uk
Studio8 - Category Sponsor
Our corporate photography covers portraits, PR shots, interiors, products and more. We have a wide range of experience in producing high quality photographs on time.
We have a large studio space, with plenty of free car parking to use. The studio can be hired for as long as required (with photographer – or for use on your own if agreed). Alternatively, if your project requires us to work on location we are happy to bring our services to you. No matter the brief, we are sure we can deliver the photography you require. Simply call us to discuss or arrange an appoitment to meet at our studio or at your location. www.s8.co.uk
Gold Star Recruitment - Category Sponsor
Goldstar is a local, specialist catering & hospitality recruitment agency based in Woodstock. Our team of consultants have many years’ experience recruiting in this amazing industry across Oxfordshire, working in partnership with Michelin/AA rosette rated restaurants, gastro pubs, 4&5* hotels and contract caterers. We offer both temporary and permanent recruitment solutions and specialise in sourcing chefs of all levels, hospitality managers and events staff. To find out more, please visit www.goldstarrecruit.co.uk or call us on 01993 225075.
The Buzzworks - Category Sponsor
Buzz gets you noticed. Buzz builds awareness, brings new customers, launches new products, services and events and can influence opinion.
The Buzzworks can create and implement your publicity campaign using the full set of PR and marketing communications tools.
If you don’t want big agency prices, but do want the job done with integrity, tenacity and imagination, then buzzworks can work for you. www.thebuzzworks.co.uk
ACDISCO - Category Sponsor
Respected suppliers of high quality audio, lighting and AV hire equipment for events.
Based in Oxfordshire but covering the entire south east and midlands, we can help with anything from weddings and birthday parties through to club or band nights, charity events, fashion shows, festivals and events.
We are small so you can rest assured of a dedicated service. But at the same time nothing is outside of our scope. We can provide world-class equipment for events large and small. www.acdisco.com
College & County - Category Sponsor
We're a multiple Sunday Times award-winning lettings agent in Oxford and our main focus is treating you honestly and fairly, whether you're a landlord or tenant.
We believe in ethical lettings. This means no excessive renewal fees, reasonable and justifiable rates, and deposits returned in full where possible. www.collegeandcounty.biz
EasyPreOrders - Category Sponsor
EasyPreOrders is an online PreOrder, PrePayment, and events management platform for groups and individuals.
Born in the restaurant industry, we save time and money for venues and customers. PreOrdering, however, sits across many industries, so whether you are a restaurant, hotel group, conference centre, cruise line or multi-national airline, we have the solution for you. https://easypreorders.com
Helen and Douglas House - Category Sponsor
Helen House was the world’s first children’s hospice, set up in 1982 by Sister Frances Dominica to provide respite care to families with children suffering from life-limiting conditions. Douglas House was set up in 2004 and was the world’s first hospice built specifically for young adults. The Duchess of Cornwall is the charity's patron. The charity has also featured in two BBC documentary series in 2007 and 2009. www.helenanddouglas.org.uk
Rycotewood Furniture Oxford - Trophy Sponsor
Want to design? Make? Do both? Then follow a career pathway into furniture.
The UK furniture industry employs more than 70,000 people. Furniture training provides a broad range of transferrable skills that can lead to careers including:
• furniture design and making • kitchen design and installation • film and theatre set design and making • interior design and product design • research and development
Join us to train in professionally-equipped workshops, learn from a highly experienced teachers and get vocationally-relevant training. We also offer university-level courses: a Foundation Degree in Furniture Design and Make full-time or part-time, and part-time and full-time BA in Furniture Design and Make.
Our Rycotewood Furniture Centre has been highly respected in the industry for over 75 years. Our students are regular award winners in national competitions. www.cityofoxford.ac.uk
Deliveroo - Category Sponsor
Our mission is to bring the world's local restaurants into everyone's home or office - fast. Deliveroo lets you order amazing food from the best loved local restaurants who otherwise may not offer delivery.
We work with hundreds of restaurant chains and many top quality independents to deliver their food to your home or office. Our customers are as passionate about great food as we are!
We have a fantastic team of drivers who take pride in getting your food to you as quickly as roo-ly possible. We call them the Roowomen and Roomen. www.deliveroo.co.uk
Oxford Wine Company - Wine Sponsor
Voted Best Independent Wine Retailer and Wholesaler in the UK 2011 by Harpers Wine & Spirit Magazine.
Named as Regional Wine Merchant of the Year 2007/2010 by the prestigious International Wine Challenge judges.
The Oxford Wine Company has also been named by the Telegraph as being one of the top 5 Independent Wine Merchants in the UK.
The company has three retail outlets in Oxford, Witney and Tetbury and supplies wine to a huge collection of trade account customers in the restaurant, hotel and pub trade.
Gatineau patisserie - Bread Sponsor
Situated in the upmarket Summertown area of Oxford, Gatineau patisserie offers the finest artisan produce in the French/ European patisserie and boulangerie tradition: premium cakes, pastries, savouries and bread - all made with the highest quality ingredients, creative flair, taste combinations and attention to detail.
GÄF Oxford - Canapes
Once Oxfork - NOW GAF. Still killer brunch by day but Oxford's first Veggie and Vegan restaurant by night.
The White Hart Fyfield - Starters
The White Hart has held two rosettes for culinary excellence for 8 years running and the quality of ingredients is at the heart of their ethos. Cooking is modern British and produce is sourced from local farms and suppliers, including the White Hart’s own kitchen garden. This not only ensures ingredients are fresh and seasonal but also supports the local community and reduces their carbon footprint.
Passion for Food - Vegetarian Main Course
We specialise in providing fabulous event catering, corporate catering, party catering and wedding catering in Oxfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Gloucestershire and London.
It’s a simple, uncomplicated approach; where everything revolves around you, the client… from talking through menus at the initial planning stages through to the ‘wow, that was incredible’ finale. All you need to do is kick-back, relax and enjoy our high-quality food and first-class professional and friendly service.
Based in Buckinghamshire, we’ve over 20 years experience in catering for wedding receptions, private parties and corporate events – either at private homes or the sumptuous venues we partner.
City of Oxford College / Activate Learning - Trainee Award Sponsor / Main Course
City of Oxford College is spread across two campuses in the county’s capital – itself world-renowned as a centre of excellence for teaching and learning. The Oxpens Road campus benefits from excellent links with the West End of the city centre, providing high footfall for an increasing range of commercial outlets on campus.
A £6m redevelopment of the campus is now underway. The development will maximise the campus’ riverside setting, providing new outdoor exhibition and cafe space and a new river boardwalk. The Blackbird Leys campus, located to the south-east of the city centre, is a specialist centre for construction and new technologies. It provides a range of skills-based courses to prepare students for careers in construction, as well as offering professional courses and apprenticeships with leading employers.
The Oxford Kitchen - Dessert
Now recognised as one of the most exciting dining outlets in the city, The Oxford Kitchen’s reputation for fine modern British cuisine is built around the inspired creations of Executive Chef John Footman, whose food has the critics talking.
We offer you a contemporary, intimate setting and friendly, attentive service – ideal for savouring the exquisite flavour combinations of our à la carte and set menus.
Choose from our carefully compiled wine list or start your meal with one of our signature cocktails made with fresh, local ingredients.
Complete Catering - Bar Sponsor
Complete Catering is a full service events catering and management company based in Oxfordshire but servicing all of the south of the UK including London.
With the ability to cater for events including weddings, corporate entertainment, parties and much more, you'll be in safe hands leaving you to relax and enjoy your event.
Oxford Event Hire - Equipment Sponsor
Oxford Event Hire was established in 2000 to provide catering equipment for a wealth of events. With a vast quantity of stock, we provide everything required for any function, including; tables, chairs, crockery, cutlery, fridges, freezers, BBQs and hog roasters – even chocolate fountains, popcorn and candy floss machines!
Oxford Event Hire have developed a first class reputation for its products, service and reliability, and pride themselves on customer service. www.oxfordeventhire.co.uk
Bean Bags - Coffee Sponsor
Bean Bags Coffee is Oxfordshire's premier supplier of speciality coffees for coffee shops, cafes, hotels, restaurants, public houses and educational sites. We have a unique relationship with our coffee roasters, enabling us to supply a wide range of ethically-sourced, sustainably -produced coffees to suit our customers' individual needs. From light roast to dark roast, single origin to carefully selected blends, Fairtrade and organic, beans, filter, pods or decaffeinated, our range offers it all.
We also import coffee machines directly from Italy and Spain which we supply nationwide. With our own full time engineer, we also service equipment.
Based locally, our customers across the region benefit from our excellent product knowledge and high standards of customer service. Going the extra mile to ensure high customer satisfaction is all part of the Bean Bags service. www.beanbagscoffee.co.uk
NSF - Trophy Sponsor
The Rycotewood Furniture Centre has an international reputation as a centre of excellence in innovative furniture design and making. It is part of the National School of Furniture, a partnership with Bucks New University to offer furniture training from level 1 to level 8 (14 years to Doctorate).
The centre holds a kitemark in the Training Quality Standards in Excellence of furniture manufacture and is also an accredited provider of the National Skills Academy for Materials, Production and Supply. www.nationalschooloffurniture.com
Isis Creative Framing - Framing Sponsor
One of Oxford’s business success stories we continue to grow and diversify our product range. Heavy investment in new equipment has enabled us to offer volume output and fast turnarounds while maintaining our small company roots for personal, first-class service. Offering Bespoke, Contract and Business Picture Framing as just a starting point - go to our website for more information. www.isiscreative.co.uk
House On The Hill - Official Design Partner
We’ve been designing for over 20 years with clients including Oxford Castle Quarter, Breckon & Breckon, Bicester Vision and we’re also the designers behind B4 Magazine, Living in Oxford Magazine and The Oxfordshire Restaurant Guide. This is our new identity and we’re ready to talk to you about your brand, promotional brochure and website
For more details of our services, please call us on 01865 742211. www.hothdesign.co.uk
Vouch - Official Voucher Partner
Vouch offer fantastic discounts across Oxfordshire, we sell great vouchers for restaurants, hotels, gyms, health & beauty treatments, shops etc...
Log on to www.vouchoffers.co.uk for great deals and while your there, sign up for our great newsletter and be kept up to date with all the best offers!
To get your business involved, please call us on 01865 742211. www.vouchoffers.co.uk
Living In Oxford Magazine - Official Media Partner
In Oxford is a one stop shop for all that is great about Oxford. The latest listings for Theatre and Music events, plus the very best Restaurants, Bars and Hotel Listings.
Always be up to date with In Oxford.www.inoxford.com