Judges

Stephen Holt

Stephen Holt is the Business Development Manager for the Eastbourne unLtd Chamber of Commerce, the largest town based Chamber in the South with over 600 members. The Chamber provides business support, mentoring and best practice to its members and lobbies on behalf of the business community of the District. Stephen said “The awards are a great opportunity for our fantastic business community to showcase the best of what they do and why Eastbourne and its district is such a fantastic opportunity to do business”.


Julie Harrison

Julie Harrison is the CEO (Joint Role) for Chichester Chamber of Commerce & Industry. The Chamber is a successful networking organisation which also offers advice to businesses and industries of Chichester. It encourages and supports measures to improve the social and economic conditions of the local area and liaises with representatives of outside bodies about business interests affecting the city and its district. Julie said “I’m delighted to be judging the Chichester Observer Business Awards again, and being a part of celebrating what is great about doing business in our area”.


Blaise Tapp

Blaise Tapp is, among other things, Commercial Editor for Sussex Newspapers and is a columnist for a number of Johnston Press titles across the region and nationwide. He is a huge fan of networking and a passionate supporter of our local communities.