BOOM! We WON! and claimed a top honour at the UK’s biggest award ceremony dedicated to entrepreneurship

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Well they say ‘Shit Happens’. No one likes a show-off but we are so proud we have to tell everyone.. Press Release below:

Local video producer receives national honour at UK’s most prestigious award ceremony dedicated to entrepreneurship.

A Doncaster-based video producer has claimed a top honour at the UK’s biggest award ceremony dedicated to entrepreneurship. Gold medal-winning Olympian, Sir Chris Hoy, presented a key note speech and the awards were presented by television personality Alistair McGowan.

Founder of The New Media Company, Mark Byrne, was declared the winner in the Best Business Video category in front of over 1,300 business owners at the National Entrepreneur Awards in Birmingham last Friday.

The New Media Company, which creates videos, animations and graphics as a marketing tool for businesses.

Mark aimed to create a video which incorporated humour and stood out from its competitors, with the intention of prompting people to share the video to help it go viral.

Within weeks of launching the video, Mark won over £10,000 of work and has recently completed videos for companies in France and Canada.

The award ceremony was part of the two day National Entrepreneur’s Convention on September 27 and 28, organised by Nigel Botterill’s Entrepreneur’s Circle, the UK’s largest membership organisation dedicated to the growth of small businesses.

Speaking about the awards Mark said: “Quitting my corporate job was the most frightening experience of my life so far, especially when everyone was telling me I was making the wrong decision.

“To receive a top national award especially when we were up against hundreds of other nominees was phenomenal.”

“It’s made me believe that anything is possible and the future for The New Media Company is very bright indeed.”

To watch the video, please visit: http://thenewmediaco.co.uk/

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Thank you Judges…. You Rock….

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2 Comments

  1. Mark Byrne on said:

    One great inspirational quote from the day was when Sir Chris Hoy stood up and told this story: ‘One day our BMX coach asked us all what our goals were. I stood up and said I wanted to be an Olympic Gold Medalist. Everyone in the room laughed at me and tormented me for many years for saying such a thing. Just goes to show with hard work and determination anything is possible…

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