Thrings announced as latest category sponsor for the 2020 Business Leader Awards

Thrings announced as latest category sponsor for the 2020 Business Leader Awards

Kate Westbrook

National law firm Thrings has joined the esteemed list of sponsors for the 2020 Business Leader Awards.

Thrings will be sponsoring the Innovation and Technology Award – a category which will be presented to the company which has a product or service innovation that has led to commercial success or had a significant impact.

It is open to tech companies operating across all areas of innovation and across all sectors. The independent panel of judges will be looking at the journey that led to the development of the product or service, including details of the research.

They will also be looking for the benefits and impact of the innovation, as well as the commercial success it has brought the company.

Thrings is a UK Top 100 law firm, with offices in Bristol, Swindon, Bath, London and Romsey.

Kate Westbrook is Head of Commercial at Thrings. She also leads the law firm’s growing Technology team, which is in the business of supporting tech companies with their fast-evolving legal questions – as well as those on a journey to becoming more effective and profitable through the adoption or development of technological solutions. The team is regarded for looking one step ahead, with a growing body of work and clients focused on SaaS, digi-tech and blockchain.

She said: “Tech is transforming businesses for the better, driving new opportunities and efficiencies in the South West and beyond. An opportunity to showcase the fantastic applications of tech in the region, Thrings is proud to be sponsoring the Innovation & Technology Award this year. We’re looking forward to getting stuck into what will no-doubt be some impressive entries.”

Founder of the Business Leader Awards, Andrew Scott comments: “I am delighted to announce that Thrings are going to sponsor the Tech & Innovation Award for our 2020 event.

“The South West has become a beacon for leading tech innovation, and I am sure that it will be a hotly contested award, with many outstanding businesses entering from across the region.”

There are still limited sponsorship opportunities available for the 2020 Business Leader Awards. You can download the sponsorship pack here.

If you have any questions, are interested in sponsoring or purchasing tickets for the event, please contact the Business Leader team on 0117 325 7779 or email

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