THIS year’s INSPIRE Business Award nominees have been announced tonight.

The Inspire Business Awards were set up to celebrate and inspire the business community in north Hampshire, and the list of nominees for each of the categories has been announced at the Hampshire Court Hotel.

Businesses entered to have their talents put on display and be rewarded for all their hard work.

Find below a list of all the top business talent that will be on display at the event.

New business of the year award:
-Connective Chiropractic in Basing View, Basingstoke,
-Sixth Sense Marketing in Marrow Meade, Fleet
-UCPS Learning Ltd in New Street, Andover.
Young Business Person of the Year:
-Curtis Meek at the Shenton Group, Andover
-Farah Fonseca of Fonseca Fitness, Basingstoke
-Tommy Gentleman of Reasons Fitness, Andover
Employer of the Year award:
-Hireserve, Basingstoke
-Reassured, Basingstoke
-SB Joinery, Middle Wallop
Employee of the Year award:
-Ashley Mutambarade  of Be Wiser, Andover
-Louis Pennington of VIVID Homes, Basingstoke
-Edward Bartlett of Grainger plc, Aldershot
Entrepreneur of the Year award:
-Robert Collard, of R. Collard, Eversley
-Nicola Hartland, of Xcel Sales, Basingstoke
-Steve Whatley, of Inchora, Farnborough
-Joseph Munns, of Bakedin, Basingstoke
Service Excellence Award:
-Harmony Made to Measure Furniture, Basingstoke
-Petra Jewellery Limited, Basingstoke
-The Hair Beauty & Barber Studio, Basingstoke
Family Business of the Year Award:
-Ripton Windows, Basingstoke
-L.Hunt & Sons Limited, Upton Grey
-Cool Projects, Farnborough
-Fresh and Clean Services Limited, Bramley

International Business of the Year:
-The Packaging Experts, Basingstoke
-Driven International, Hook
-SPAFAX International LTD, Basingstoke

Innovation Excellence award:
-nDreams, Farnborough
-VuePoint, Andover
-Loma Systems, Farnborough

Business of the Year:
-SB Joinery (UK), Stockbridge
-Ayre Chamberlain Gaunt Ltd, Basingstoke
-DCSL Software, Farnborough

Business and Community award:
-Accelerate Driver Training Solutions Ltd, Yateley
-Champion Group, Basingstoke
-Basingstoke Sports Trust, Basingstoke

Small Business of the Year award:
-Intelligent Waste Management Limited, Hook
-ACC UK Ltd, Farnborough
-The Packaging Experts, Basingstoke

The results will be announced at the Hampshire Court Hotel on November 23.