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Astro Communications named as Dartford & Gravesham Business Awards 2016 Finalists
Astro Communications are through to the finals of the Dartford & Gravesham Business Awards, one of the most prestigious awards in the South East.
Astro Communications is delighted to have been selected as finalists in the Dartford & Gravesham Business Awards 2016. These awards are one of the most prestigious in the South East, celebrating the hard work and entrepreneurship of companies based in Dartford and Gravesham. Companies must be privately owned and run and more than one-year old to enter the awards.
Steve Smith, co-founder and CTO of Astro said “For more than 30 years Astro has focused on providing innovative and reliable services to our customers. But, since 2013 we have undergone a significant positive transformation and the Astro of today is an exciting and highly capable new business. Our loyal, dedicated, customer-focused team enable us to continue to punch way above our weight. It is fantastic that the hard work and dedication of our team has been recognised.”
The Dartford & Gravesham Business Awards are in their 11th year. The awards were originally prompted by the extensive Thames Gateway regeneration plans as a means of recognising the large number of skilled companies in the area. The local Kent Messenger papers run the awards supported by Dartford and Gravesham Borough councils.
The judging panel go through all of the applications to arrive a shortlist for each category. They then visit each of the shortlisted companies and subsequently decide on the top Dartford, Gravesham and overall winner for each category. The judges are able to make some special merit awards if they deem it appropriate.
Steve Hodges, Managing Director of Astro went on to say “Our hard work over the past few years to prepare Astro for future growth is certainly paying off. Our amazing team of people from our apprentices through to the management team have all played their part in getting us into the finals. I am absolutely delighted that their hard work has been recognised.”
Steve Smith concluded “We are really looking forward to the awards night in the Woodville Halls, Gravesend, on Friday 25 November. The fact that we have made it to the finals when up against such tough competition is testament to the hard work of our team.”
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For further information, please contact:
Astro Communications – Steve Smith, firstname.lastname@example.org or Steve Hodges email@example.com on +44 (0)203 058 7770
About Astro Communications.
Astro Communications Limited has been delivering technical solutions to solve business challenges for nearly 30 years. Founded by two former employees of BT and Cable and Wireless, Astro has gone on to deliver some of the most technically challenging and complex solutions in the market.
Providing services ranging from physical cabling and wireless LAN’s to cloud-based video conferencing and SIP services, key clients include Bourne Leisure Limited, Impellam Group PLC, Capital FM Arena, TGI Friday’s and Wightlink Ferries.
Astro Communications is headquartered in Hawley Manor, Dartford with staff based all over the country and partner organisations across the globe.