Wilsons Auctions highly commended in two categories at this year's Business Eye First Trust Bank Awards in Belfast.
Wilsons Auctions, the UK and Ireland's largest independent auction company, has been highly commended in two categories at this year's BEFTA's, Business Eye First Trust Business Awards.
The prestigious awards ceremony, now in its twelfth year and presented by UTV's Marc Mallett, took place at Belfast's Waterfront Hall and was a celebration of the leading individuals and companies across Northern Ireland and was attended by 600 guests.
At this year's awards, Wilsons Auctions was named Highly Commended in the Company of the Year category having displayed exceptional performance over the past twelve months which has seen the auction company expand to Newport, South Wales, welcome an increase of staff and auctions, successfully winning significant new tenders as well as developing the world's first fully insured storage and sale facility for crypto assets.
In addition, the auction company was named Highly Commended in the Innovative Business of the Year category in recognition of its bespoke Online Web Platform, a market leading system which allows clients to purchase assets in the most cost effective, efficient and streamlined method of asset disposal and has been utilised by a number of clients worldwide.
Speaking of the awards success, Wilsons Auctions Group Operations Director, Peter Johnston said, "I am delighted Wilsons Auctions was recognised at this year's Business Eye First Trust Bank Business Awards. Named Highly Commended in the Company of the Year and Innovative Business of the Year Awards, which were two very strong categories, has rounded up the year perfectly for the company which has achieved success across various industry awards and is testament to the hard work of the management and staff throughout our sites.
"Not only has the company expanded physically over this past year with the addition of our Newport branch as well as investing in new staff and increased auctions across the group, but Wilsons Auctions has focused on innovation through new technology solutions. With the introduction of a new bespoke online web platform and developing the world's first fully insured storage and sale facility for crypto assets, Wilsons Auctions is keeping one step ahead of its competition," he added.
Wilsons Auctions was formed in 1936 by William J Wilson starting from a single auction site in Co. Antrim. Now directed by his son Ian Wilson, it has grown to become the largest independent auction company with seventeen sites across the UK and Ireland including the newly acquired Newport branch in South Wales and achieves an annual hammer total in excess of £320 million.
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