BASINGSTOKE, UK – Business-to-business communications specialist, Southern Communications Ltd, has been awarded the Tech Leadership Team Award at the 2019 Thames Valley Tech Awards (TVTA).

Southern Communications are a rapidly growing business employing over 350 staff. This award, sponsored by Goringe Accountants, is a great accolade for the Basingstoke based company who are one of the fastest growing companies in the UK and whose continual and significant growth has shown revenue increase by 108%, over the past two years, to £90m. This is the second win this year for the management team, who were earlier presented with the Best Mid Market Management Team Award by the BVCA (British Private Equity & Venture Capital Association).

Nicky Goringe Larkin, Managing Director and Founder of Goringe Accountants said “ When deciding on the winner of the Tech Leadership Team award, as sponsors of the category at the 2019 Thames Valley Tech Awards, we were looking for a team that demonstrated the following characteristics: inspiring, successful and innovative. Southern Communications fulfilled this and then some!

All of the teams that entered were of a very high standard. However, Southern Communications really stood out to us as winners as they have had a clear vision at each stage of their growth, successfully transforming these visions into reality, through a diverse and energised leadership team.

The Southern Communications leadership team continually look to bring new members into their business that can help them achieve their next challenge and as such are truly inspirational and a leader in their field.”

The awards recognise technology companies across a region, often referred to as the UK’s Silicon Valley, that have excelled in performance and other business areas with awards for Start-ups, Innovations, SMEs, Growth and more. Winners were presented with their awards at a glittering black-tie dinner held at the Madejski Stadium in September, attended by hundreds of key players in the Technology industry.

Paul Bradford, CEO, Southern Communications collected the award on behalf of the team and said “We are delighted to have received this award. We are very proud of all the staff at Southern Communications and would like to thank the sponsors for their recognition”

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