Brighton Festival scoops the award for Leisure and Tourism at Sussex Business Awards
Last week Brighton Dome & Brighton Festival were awarded the Sussex Business Awards title for Leisure and Tourism.
The awards, which took place in the Brighton Dome Corn Exchange, were attended by over 500 businesses from across Sussex.
2013 marks the twenty-fifth anniversary of the competition. Celebrating business excellence across Sussex, the Sussex Business Awards is the longest established scheme of its kind in the county.
Andrew Comben, CEO, Brighton Dome & Brighton Festival, said, “We were delighted to receive to the award for leisure and tourism last week at the Sussex Business Awards. The award is a recognition of the dedication and hard work that our teams put in and also how Brighton Festival 2013 was received and regarded across the region. In 2013, Brighton Festival had a three fold increase in audiences and made a multi million pound contribution to the local economy. It was terrific to pick up the award on behalf of everyone involved in the festival from across our organisation. It was also a great pleasure to host the awards in our own venue for the first time and we greatly enjoyed welcoming the county’s business people to Brighton Dome for a very special evening.”