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Aidem Digital wins Social Enterprise West Midlands Profit Award

Aidem Digital CIC has been recognised for it’s commitment to growth and has won the Social Enterprise West Midlands Profit Award.

This award recognises Aidem Digital as a social enterprise with a strong commitment to grow and develop its business. The award was sponsored by Anthony Collins Solicitors, who were really impressed by Aidem’s drive to strengthen its business and social impact.

Growth is an important aspect of any organisation committed to succeeding. Growth comes in many ways for a social enterprise and demonstrates its dedication for its most important asset, it’s people and the return from the investment in their development in skills and productivity. Aidem Digital recognises the importance of its team and their sheer hard work which has helped its achieve this celebrated growth.

The awards ceremony held at PwC’s Atrium Cafe in Birmingham on 14th November 2013, celebrated the presentation of 10 awards. Each of the winners received a trophy and a certificate. In addition to the winners, there were highly commended recipients who were also given certificates.

Indi Deol, Managing Director of Aidem Digital said upon receiving the award:

“This is really fantastic news for Aidem Digital CIC.”

“We are very thankful to SEWM and Anthony Collins Solicitors for giving us this award and recognising our drive to be a profitable social enterprise.

“Our aim is to aggressively continue to develop digital media products and services which will attract the growth achieved to date.”

The SEWM awards event celebrated the region’s sector achievements. With over a hundred delegates who attended the ceremony.

SEWM Awards Winners

The winners were as follows:

  • SE Profit – Aidem Digital CIC
  • SE People – Argonaut Enterprises
  • SE Planet – Gro-organic CIC
  • SE Prima – Punch Records
  • SE Passion – Mohammed Rohim – Extra Thinking Capacity
  • SE Potential – Midlands Together
  • SE Professional – David Williamson – Development Keys
  • SE Partner – Andy Williams and Nick Harding – Sandwell and West Birmingham CCG
  • SEWM Aspire Award – Winner: Margaret Gray and Claire Bridges, Worcestershire LEP
  • SEWM Inspire Award – Ian Simpson, Staffordshire County Council

Highly commended organisation and people included My Time CIC, New Hope Worcester CIC, Colebridge Enterprises Ltd, The Apprentice Challenge, Sarah Crawley (iSE) and Sir Albert Bore for their work on the Digbeth Social Enterprise Quarter, Heidi Harris (Harris & Harris Accountancy), Sue Fry (Midwest Rural Enterprises), Hanan Hussein (Approachable Parenting) and Mark Warren (Lister Trade Frames).

Indi said:

“It was great to see fellow social enterprises being recognised for their achievements and made us proud to be part of an event organised by SEWM which really does add value to what you do on a daily basis.”

Aidem Digital CIC was recognised for its growth by the RBS SE index 100 for achieving 241% growth in 2012 and in 2013 the company stood at 3rd position in the West Midlands region overall. In addition, the Goldman Sachs 1000 Business programme has also helped to shape a three-year growth plan for Aidem Digital to achieve this kind of recognition.

The award marks the recognition of Aidem Digital CIC as a social enterprise that is committed to grow and provide excellence in digital media services in the region and beyond.