Magicard join the party as sponsors of the Dorset Business Awards

The Dorset Chamber of Commerce and Industry has announced that ID card printing specialists, Magicard, has joined the list of prestigious sponsors at this year’s Dorset Business Awards.

With just weeks to go until Dorset’s biggest celebration of business achievement takes place, more than 700 guests are expected to attend the Awards Gala Dinner at the Bournemouth International Centre (BIC) on Thursday, November 23. The 36 finalists, who stretch from Bournemouth to Sturminster Newton, will gather at the star-studded event to meet their award category sponsors and other shortlisted finalists.

Weymouth-based Magicard, design, manufacture and explore new ID card printing technologies at their south coast headquarters with additional sales and support centres in the United States, Dubai and China. Magicard printers are also renowned for their built-in card security features, including the HoloKote secure watermark.

Andy Matko, managing director of Magicard, said: “The Dorset Business Awards is a key date in the county’s calendar. As we have had such a successful year ourselves, we’re looking forward to celebrating alongside the winners and finalists at the BIC.

“It is events such as the Awards that really aid teams and businesses in their journey to grow. It boosts motivation and rewards hard work, creativity and knowledge. So we’re really looking forward to being a part of the evening.”

Stuart Dixon,head of marketing and communications and organiser of the awards from Dorset Chamber of Commerce and Industry, added: “To have Magicard sponsoring the Dorset Business Awards this year is fantastic and we’re pleased for their support which will help us to deliver a memorable evening.

“It’s always incredibly humbling when you’re approached by successful businesses like Magicard, which has a keen interest to support the business community and to celebrate the achievements of the last 12 months.”

Organised by the Dorset Chamber of Commerce and Industry and in association with the Daily Echo and Dorset Echo, and backed by the south’s leading radio station Wave 105, the awards evening will begin with a drinks reception sponsored by Seventa Events. This is followed by an exquisite three-course dinner before the awards presentation begins. Nuffield Health Bournemouth Hospital will be the entertainment sponsor for the evening.

The Dorset Business Awards provide you with the opportunity to entertain your VIPs or reward your team by attending the year’s most prestigious business event. There is also the opportunity to network with more than 700 achievers and inspirational figures from Dorset. Tickets purchased for the black tie Awards Gala Dinner cost £85 + VAT (Chamber members), £95 + VAT (non-Chamber members), £800 + VAT for a table of 10 (Chamber members) or £900 + VAT (non-Chamber members). Companies interested in purchasing a ticket, table or finding out about any sponsorship opportunities for 2017, please contact the Dorset Chamber of Commerce and Industry on 01202 714800.