Sponsors 2018




Headline Sponsor

Tel: 01788 568888
Website: http://www.stanair.co.uk/

As one of the UKs first specialists in industrial door repair Stanair, with a depot in Rugby, has over 40 years serving business across the Midlands.

The company has service, reliability and trust at the heart of everything it does. It is a consistent and engaging investor in the local community including the continued support of business and community awards, young grass roots sportsmen and women and professional teams.

The Wasps rugby team, based in Coventry, had a successful 2016/17 season, which resulted in the team being Runners’ Up in the Premiership. Stanair have been delighted to sponsor Wasps team member James Gaskell, who plays Second Row.

Rugby Town Football Club have just started in the Midland Football League Premier Division. Stanair has supported the club for years, which continues this year with the addition of proudly sponsoring the Youth Team shirts for this season.

As a business, Stanair’s ethos is all about its people and it is with that in mind the company has also continued to invest in the recognition and celebration of local business success. That is why they are backing the Coventry & Warwickshire Business Awards in 2017.

“Having been in business for over 40 years, Stanair has worked with plenty of companies in the county and beyond,” said Wayne Thompson, Stanair’s representative for judging these awards. “We’ve come across so many successful businesses in the county and we think such success should be recognised, which is why we’re delighted to be supporting these wonderful awards.”




Platinum Sponsor

Tel: 0800 756 2911

Website: https://www.regus.co.uk/

Regus is the world’s largest provider of flexible workspace solutions, with a network of 2,800 locations across 106 countries and 977 cities, serving 2.3m members. Our customers include some of the most successful entrepreneurs, individuals and multi-billion dollar corporations.

Through our range of office formats, as well as our growing mobile, virtual office, and workplace recovery businesses, we enable people and businesses to work where they want, when they want, how they want, and at a range of price points.



Gold Sponsor

Website: www.fanuc.eu/uk/en


At its state-of-the-art headquarters in Ansty Park, Coventry, FANUC UK brings together world-leading capabilities in industrial robots, machine tools and plastic injection moulding machines to facilitate the complete integration of factory automation systems for UK manufacturers.

FANUC UK works in partnership with FANUC Europe Corporation to provide a range of customer support services, including sales, product support, parts, repairs, and training, as well as development of bespoke engineering systems. FANUC UK is a subsidiary of FANUC Europe Corporation and employs approximately 107 staff.

FANUC Corporation

FANUC is a leading global manufacturer of factory automation solutions using Computer Numerical Control (CNC) systems. From its international headquarters at the base of Mount Fuji in Japan, FANUC specialises in the development and manufacture of factory robots and automation machinery, including wire EDM machinery (ROBOCUT), high-speed milling machinery (ROBODRILL) and injection moulding machinery (ROBOSHOT). More than 400,000 FANUC robots are currently operating worldwide.

FANUC develops and manufactures all of its components in-house, and provides lifetime parts, repairs and support to its customers.

Based on more than 60 years of research, FANUC’s CNC systems allow manufacturers to maximise their productivity, while minimising downtime. All FANUC systems offer high reliability, strength, control and precision. They are also equipped with intelligent energy management systems, which provide optimum performance using the least energy possible. FANUC is a global leader in CNC systems, currently holding 65 per cent of the market share in the global CNC sector.

FANUC was founded in 1956 by Dr Seiuemon Inaba. The corporation now has more than 2000 robots working on its own lines, with more than 250 offices and 5,200 employees worldwide.

For more information on FANUC, or to see its current product range, please visit: www.fanuc.eu/uk/en.

Coventry & Warwickshire Green Business Programme

Gold Sponsor

Tel: 0300 060 3747

Website: www.coventry.gov.uk/greenbusiness 

Coventry & Warwickshire Green Business Programme
The Coventry & Warwickshire Green Business Programme is an EU funded programme that supports SMEs to become more energy efficient and maximise low carbon opportunities.

Part financed by the European Regional Development Fund, eligible SMEs based in Coventry or Warwickshire can access grants of up to £100,000 and also free business support via one of the following:

  • up to 30% grant funding towards energy saving improvements such LED lighting and more efficient heating systems.
  • up to 30% towards capital costs for low carbon innovation projects.
  • 40% towards revenue costs for low carbon innovation projects.
  • a free energy assessment, which provides recommendations tailored to your business about how you can save money.
  • free workshops and accredited courses on low carbon design construction and the commercialisation of new products.

You’ll also receive free membership of the Coventry & Warwickshire Green Business Network. Becoming a member of the Network will support you towards improving sustainable practice within your business, showcase your green credentials, provide networking opportunities with like-minded businesses, and access to grants, support and workshops.

So if you’re an SME based in the Coventry and Warwickshire and are looking to save money on your energy bills, wanting to make your business processes more efficient, and become a greener more sustainable business then we’d love to hear from you. Email greenbusiness@coventry.gov.uk or go to www.coventry.gov.uk/greenbusiness for more information.