THE founder of a Basingstoke-based business has been recognised at the top of his industry.

Entrepreneur Matthew Larcome, who founded B2B Expos, was last week announced as an Exhibition News 30 Under Thirty winner.

The award, by sector magazine Exhibition News, recognises young, talented individuals from the world of events.

The fourth award ceremony took place on Wednesday, August 15, at The Hilton Olympia, in London, and welcomed nominees and event professionals from all corners of the country. 

Exhibition News editor, Nicola Macdonald presented Matthew with his certificate and congratulated him on his outstanding achievements since launching the business.

Matthew received special acknowledgement from Mash Media’s portfolio director, Duncan Siegle, who was interested in his journey.