Previous Award winner announced as new sponsor for Business Leader Awards 2022

Previous Award winner announced as new sponsor for Business Leader Awards 2022

Bristol-based software development agency Ghyston have today been announced as the sponsor for the Innovation & Technology Award for next year’s Business Leader Awards.

At the 2021 event, Ghyston took home the Family Business Award and are now a part of the esteemed list of partners for the 2022 event.

Founded in 2012 by wife and husband team Emily and Ric Hill, the company have established themselves firmly on the Bristol tech scene, working with businesses in the South West, and beyond.

The company’s name Ghyston comes from a mythological character from Bristol folklore – the industrious giant who created the Avon gorge. Ghyston’s software developers are expert problem solvers and are confident in using a wide array of technologies to solve highly unique business problems.

The software development firm is the latest company to join the list of sponsors for the 2022 event, and entries for the 16 categories will open on February 11, 2022.

Emily Hill, CEO of Ghyston, said: “We’re delighted to become a sponsor of the Business Leader Awards and look forward to working with the other judges to showcase the brilliant businesses and people of the South West. There is a renewed focus on technology investment as we come out of the pandemic, so we’re sure that the Innovation & Technology category will be very competitive! This award offers a brilliant opportunity for businesses to celebrate the innovative ways they are using technology to solve business challenges and propel their growth, something we’re incredibly passionate about over at Ghyston. I can’t wait to read the entries!”

Founder of the Business Leader Awards, Andrew Scott, comments: “Ghyston were worthy winners of the Family Business Award at last year’s event and I am delighted that they have joined us as a sponsor the 2022 Business Leader Awards.

“Innovation and technology are vital to the success of the South West region, and I am looking forward to seeing the amazing entries from companies and entrepreneurs within this space once the process begins.

“Many thanks to Ghyston and good luck to all entrants next year!”

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