A local coasteering provider is proving that ‘Business is Good for Britain’ after bringing a host of adrenaline fuelled activities to the coast of Pembrokeshire.
Celtic Quest beat off challengers from across Wales to secure the Marketing Campaign of the Year Award (sponsored by the RBS Group), impressing judges with how it has built interest in one of the more unusual pursuits.
The company, which employs experienced guides to offer people the chance to jump from 45ft into a boiling turmoil of waves, has embraced the benefits of social media by using Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and Pintererst to raise awareness and increase bookings.
It has also spent a lot of time on developing its YouTube channel and positively encouraging people to leave positive feedback on Trip Advisor, a combined approach that has resulted in 27,000 views of its videos and an influx of new customers.
President of the British Chambers of Commerce Martyn Pellew said: “There has never been a more important time for businesses to showcase the amazing work they are doing on a day-to-day basis.
“The Chamber Awards is a perfect platform for them to do just that and receive the recognition and profile they deserve for helping move the economy forward and create employment, often in local areas.”
The British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) Chamber Awards 2012 is committed to finding the best businesses in Britain through a series of regional heats followed by a National Final, due to be held at London’s Guildhall on November 29th.