Large room with many people sitting at round tables and the letters WMFA at the front for the West Midlands Finance Awards’

Full packages are available for the 2019 award category and drink sponsorships, which include a variety of perks, including access to the awards ceremony.

Sponsorship of the 2019 West Midlands Finance Awards offers businesses unrivalled exposure to a very large audience before, during and after the event. The package allows sponsor companies to build and promote their brand within the region.

As the Midlands' finance market continues to see major growth, and the demand for talent outweighs supply, it is increasingly important for businesses to position themselves effectively. Sponsoring an award allows companies to do just that!

If you are interested in becoming an award sponsor for the 2019 Awards please contact Stuart Wiggins at stuart.wiggins@robertwalters.com

2018 Awards sponsors were:

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Finance Team of the Year - Not-for-Profit

Sponsored by Veolia

Veolia works in communities worldwide, providing a wide range of services to help our customers reduce waste and become more resource efficient. At Veolia, we are committed to helping customers gain value by supporting a circular economy where materials are reused and re-manufactured as standard, products are designed to last longer and sustainability is an integral part of our lives. We’re making a fundamental shift in our business model, from service supplier to resource producer, by manufacturing green products and energy to meet our customers’ environmental challenges and to offer a fully integrated resourcing solution.

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Finance Team of the Year (20 people or less)

Sponsored by Hawthron Leisure

Hawthorn was established in June 2014 by Gerry Carroll and many of the current leadership team.

Hawthorn is an award winning company having won West Midlands SME business of the year in 2017 as well as winning West Midlands Finance team of the Year 2017, in addition after less than four years in existence Hawthorn was nominated as a finalist in the Publican Awards 2018 for Pub Company of the Year (under 500 pubs). Our great Partners have also won many individual awards up and down the country all of which highlights the quality of Hawthorn as a Company.

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Business Innovation 

Sponsored by West Midlands Train

West Midlands Trains is delighted to sponsor the Business Innovation category. Through our two new rail brands, West Midlands Railway and London Northwestern Railway, we are proud to play our part in supporting innovation and connecting the region. Over the next nine years, we'll be bringing new trains and improved services, right across the region, from the heartland of the West Midlands and along the west coast connecting cities brimming with innovation and creativity. Our promise is straightforward – we’ll work hard to give you the rail service that the region needs. And we’ll do this by harnessing new technology and innovation in transport, with people dedicated to improving service, and with £900million of investment. 

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Rising Star of The Year - Qualified & Non/Part-Qualified

Sponsored by Birmingham Airport

Birmingham Airport are proud sponsors of the Rising Star of the Year award categories at the 2018 West Midlands Finance Awards. Birmingham Airport was opened in 1939 and owned by the city council as a municipal airport and designed to meet the needs of the local residents and the industry of Birmingham city and the surrounding areas. Today Birmingham International Airport is home to more than 50 different airlines and offers hundreds of direct and indirect services. The airport has superb road and rail links, great facilities and there is ongoing improvement and development.