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The Marketing Centre's John Courtney shortlisted for two SPARKies Awards

The Marketing Centre's South West regional director makes finalist in two categories

The Marketing Centre is pleased to announce that its regional director for the South West, John Courtney, has been shortlisted in two categories at the top tech awards for the region - the SPARKies 2018.

With a record number of nominations this year, John Courtney has achieved finalist in both the Best Mentor/Advisor and Lifetime Achievement Awards.

Having launched seven companies across an illustrious 40-year career, John Courtney is focused on the continued drive for business growth across the South West. The awards have recognized this contribution and his efforts to advise and support the expansion of the South West's tech sector. 

Using his wealth of experience, he has led public seminars in Amsterdam and Trinidad, but his regional work is at the heart of what he does. As a mentor at SETsquared, Entrepreneurial Spark and Microsoft StartUps, as well as through his work with The Marketing Centre, John Courtney supports and advises many entrepreneurs and small business owners.

Commenting on the news, John Courtney said: “I’m delighted to have been shortlisted amongst such talented individuals. I believe that the South West has an incredible drive for and commitment to entrepreneurship with so many fantastic businesses, old and new. I hope that I can continue to support this, and share what I have learnt with anyone else who has a passion for business.”

Taking place on the 21st June, the awards will be announced and celebrated at Motion in Bristol.

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