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A popular favourite, the Service Excellence Award kindly sponsored by The Breeze is a nomination based award. The title will be given to an organisation making effective use of customer service initiatives to deliver business plan objectives and demonstrating improved business performance as a result.

We are pleased to announce four finalists for the Service Excellence Award, each of which will be assessed by a mystery shopper before the Awards Ceremony, to help select the overall winner. Finalists in this category are:

Jeremy France Jewellers
Jeremy France Jewellers established in Winchester in 1990 and has gained a reputation for its trustworthy, knowledgeable staff and its on-site services. Jeremy France employs three CAD trained designers and five goldsmiths who all work on the premises, along with a skilled supportive team, many of whom are hand drawn designers themselves. Already an award-winning business, Jeremy France Jewellers place themselves as the best in bespoke fine jewellery design, remodelling and repair in Hampshire.

The Natural Travel Collection
Located on the outskirts of Winchester, The Natural Travel Collection is one of the UK’s leading independent travel companies and operates six ‘Worldwide’ brands providing highly specialised holidays throughout the world, catering for all interests. Wildlife Worldwide and The Travelling Naturalist offer an unrivalled array of wildlife and bird watching holidays to see some of the world’s most impressive, iconic and rare species. Walks Worldwide offers quality walking and trekking holidays to some of the great mountain areas of the world, as well as cultural trails in beautiful, rural regions. Families Worldwide arrange small group adventure holidays, dedicated for families to enjoy a range of activities including cycling, canoeing, hiking and cultural experiences to all corners of the world.

Think Creative
Think Creative is a digital marketing agency, based in the heart of Winchester, established for over seventeen years. Think Creative boasts a team of bright, skilled and resourceful individuals who are all passionate about combining good design with modern marketing tactics, to provide clients with professional and responsive marketing support across a range of platforms. Services include creative design, web design, eCommerce and brand development.

Happy Hounds
Specialising in all things dog care, Happy Hounds is the first choice for those with busy lives who need a helping hand taking care of their companion. Happy Hounds is regarded as Winchester’s favourite dog walker and are best known for their doggy day care service.

After the mystery shopping process, a winner will be selected and announced at the Winchester Business Excellence Awards on Friday 1st June. Winners from all categories will automatically be considered for the Simplyhealth Business of the Year Award. This highly coveted Winchester award will be presented to a lucky business at the end of the evening. To book tickets for the event, please call the Hampshire Chamber of Commerce on 01256 338475.