Mayor of Hackney's Business Awards 2016: and the winners are...


Businesses great and small came together last night in BL-NK, Shoreditch, for the Mayor of Hackney’s Business Awards 2016, which celebrate and reward the extraordinary work of local business people.

Here are the winners:

Best Hackney Business

Winner: We Are Pop-Up, connecting empty shops with businesses and brands


Best Hackney Entrepreneur

Winner: The Kenton, pub


Best Creative Business

Joint-winner: Studio Souffle, bespoke inflatables designers

Joint-winner: Fee Fee La Fou HQ, independent creative collective


Hackney Business Charter Award for Best Overall Contribution to the Borough 

Winner: Hackney Co-operative Developments, local economic community development agency


Outstanding Hackney 100 Employee

Winner: Dila Tumer, who works for Hackney Today


Best Fairtrade Business

Winner: Liberation Foods, farmer-owned Fairtrade nut company


Best Place to Eat and Drink (people's choice award)

Winner: Curio Cabal, coffee shop