First Trace Heating Direct Ltd. Announced as Family Business of the Year 2018

First Trace Heating Direct Ltd. have been named Family Business of the Year in the 12th annual BIBAs Awards.

Following a gruelling interview process from a panel of highly acclaimed judges and an in-depth Head Office visit to meet the team and gain a greater understanding of the business operations, product range, innovation strategy and customer focus; First Trace were recognised and awarded at prestigious The BIBAs awards ceremony, held at the Tower Ballroom, in Blackpool on Friday 14th September, 2018.

It was a close competition between all eight finalistssaid BIBAs Judge, Malcolm Clark, owner of MC Associates, “However, First Trace was the one organisation that clearly emerged as the winner, with exceptional internal and external practices and a forward-thinking approach to the growth of the business.”

Steve Dunne, Managing Director of First Trace, said “It’s an amazing honour to receive this award and fantastic recognition and achievement for our team, because in our eyes they are our family too. We’ve had 3 generations work for the business over the years and this award is a fitting tribute, given this is our 20th Anniversary and launch year of our new brand, Snug Underfloor Heating."

Hailed as the “One they all want to win”, The BIBAs (Be Inspired Business Awards) is Lancashire’s largest and longest running business awards programme, honouring excellence in business practice and rewarding outstanding achievement. Established in 2006, thousands of entrepreneurs have entered The BIBAs and over 10,000 have attended the annual awards ceremony. The BIBAs aims to the reward and develop the best, and to drive growth, cultivate excellence and fuel innovation throughout the Lancashire economy, while nurturing the next generation of business leaders.

For more information about the award or for product information and advice, please don't hesitate to contact the First Trace team on 01772 761333 or email sales@firsttrace.co.uk

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