The ALMR has announced the winners of the 2017 ALMR Operations Managers Awards at a celebratory ceremony at The Pullman Hotel in Euston, London.
The winners were announced at a standalone ceremony following a mentoring process and a rigorous weekend-long Masterclass testing the finalists’ enthusiasm, dynamism and business acumen.
The Business Development Manager of the Year was Yvonne Fraser from Greene King Pub Partners, while Emma Deabill of Yo! Sushi won the Area Manager of the Year. The Rising Star was Adam Sykes of Fullers, Smith & Turner.
“Congratulations to this year’s winners, they should feel especially proud as the competition was particularly fierce and an exceptionally high standard,” comments ALMR chief executive Kate Nicholls. “The ALMR Operations Awards are a fantastic asset, not only to the ALMR but to the entire sector. The sector is full of enterprising and talented individuals driving innovation across the sector and this competition does a great job spotlighting that talent.”
“Each year the awards process seeks to reveal, prove and celebrate those individuals at the cutting edge of licensed hospitality,” says ALMR Operations Awards founder Nick Bish. “All of these men and women play a crucial role in the continuing success of the dynamic and exciting licensed retail hospitality sector.”