SALISBURY-based company Blue Bee Solutions have won through to the finals of a national competition aimed at encouraging growth.

The company was put forward for the contest by the Salisbury Journal after its success in the Local Business Accelerator Awards, run by the newspaper in association with the city’s Chamber of Commerce and Spire FM.

Now they are hoping they will take the top prize of £1,000 worth of business advice plus receive mentoring from television Dragon Deborah Meaden.

Dan Collins, sales and marketing manager, said: “This really means a great deal to us and we are contacting all of our contacts in the hope they will vote for us.

“England Goalkeeper Jack Butland has already tweeted our win, but we are hoping for many more.”

To vote click here.

Blue Bee, which specialises in providing a diverse range of multi-media marketing services, have the Red Devils among their customers.

This week the People’s Choice Vote went live, showcasing the shortlisted businesses. People have until March 21 to vote.

One outstanding business will go on to be crowned overall winner of the competition and claim a prize package which includes business mentoring from Dragon’s Den star Deborah Meaden and free advertising in their local newspaper, as well as £1,000 worth of business advice from an ICAEW chartered accountant and free entry to three CBI events for small businesses.

The overall LBA Winner and People’s Choice Winner will be announced on Thursday, March 31.


The link to the voting page is here:  This link takes voters direct to their page so one click and done.