The EBP South Amazing People Awards are a celebration of the businesses and professionals that work with schools to connect them to the world of work which helps in increase their aspirations and develop essential business skills to reach their full potential. 

Schools, colleges and educational organisations are also awarded for their commitment to promoting careers education.

Most importantly it is an opportunity to celebrate young people’s achievements whereby they have excelled in work placements, mentoring or enterprise.

The awards will being include a welcome drink reception, sponsored by Solent Hotel & Spa, that start at 6.00pm followed by the awards and canapes. 

Shortlisting for Amazing People Awards 2017

The welcome drinks are sponsored by Solent Hotel & Spa.

Amazing business in a long-term partnership with a school or college - Sponsored by BAE Systems

  • Careys Manor Hotel and Senspa and Montagu Arms Hotel
  • IBM
  • Aeroflex

Amazing business involved in hosting or participating in work experience - Sponsored by Southampton City Council

  • Your Move
  • Vue Cinema
  • Aeroflex
  • Mountjoy
  • IBM
  • Game Over
  • NATS

Amazing Education Establishment who promote careers education - Sponsored by IBM

  • Fareham College
  • Miltoncross Academy 
  • The Cowplain School
  • The Sholing Technology College
  • St Vincent Sixth Form College
  • Southlands School
  • The Polygon School

Amazing business promoting careers in STEM - Sponsored by Portsmouth Water

  • Wartsila
  • Mary Rose Museum
  • WSP
  • BAE systems Maritime Services
  • NATS

Amazing business volunteer - Sponsored by Hampshire Chamber of Commerce

  • John Thornhill, Wartsila
  • Kevin Farrar, IBM
  • James Silvester, IBM
  • Sara Faulkner, NATS
  • James Bucknall, Portsmouth Water

Amazing SME business - outstanding contribution to education business partnerships - Sponsored by University of Portsmouth Business School

  • Mary Rose Museum
  • The Solent Hotel & Spa
  • Portsmouth Water

Amazing large business - outstanding contribution to education business partnerships - Sponsored by Natwest

  • WSP
  • Mountjoy
  • BAE Systems Maritime Services

Amazing business supporting a mentoring programme - Sponsored by Portsmouth City Council

  • Portsmouth City Council
  • BAE Systems Maritime Services
  • Hunger Start

Amazing student (Work Experience) - Sponsored by Wartsila

  • George Arnold, Horndean Technology College
  • Arron Adamson, The Polygon School

Amazing Student (Mentoring) - Sponsored by EBP South

  • Paige Curtis, The Cowplain Community School
  • Jordan Bayliss Hamilton, King Richard School
  • Zak Blackford, Cowplain Community School
  • Kennedy Bull, Miltoncross Community School

Amazing Student (Entrepreneurial) - Sponsored by EBP South

  • Kieran O'Toole, Portsmouth College/Rock Clothing


The evening is opportunity to join us in celebrating the winners and nominees as well as networking.

If you would like to attend the free event at Solent Hotel & Spa on Thursday 9th November 2017, 6pm - 8.30pm please email Donna on [email protected].

We look forward to seeing you there.