The Club Hub award finalists for 2020 were announced on 2 March. 90 finalists, across 15 award categories, have been shortlisted from a total of 1019 applications, representing 388 businesses. The standard of applications was very high and represented a diverse range of kids’ activities, clubs and related businesses.

Razzamataz Theatre Schools is delighted to have been shortlisted as finalists for a number of awards. Charlotte Olivares, Principal of Razzamataz Maidstone and Nick Furlong and Gemma Hextall, Principals from Razzamataz Sutton Coldfield have been successful in the category for Community Business of the Year and Founder and MD Denise Hutton-Gosney, has been shortlisted as a finalist for Lifetime Achievement.

The awards are independently judged by a panel of expert judges, most of whom are children’s activity professionals or specialists in their field. They have shortlisted the finalists and will select the winners for each of the individual award categories. Judges will be selecting award winners based on their commitment to excellence, innovation and growth of their business through their business performance, achievements, brand values and passion for what they do.

Award winners will be announced at the Club Hub Event 2020, Saturday 16 May, Macdonald Burlington Hotel, Birmingham. The event is designed to help kids’ activity providers to grow their business through insight and tips on social media, brand awareness, marketing, franchising, sales, customer service and everything involved in running a kids’ club. It’s a full-day event, including networking opportunities with hundreds of people from the kids’ club sector from all over the UK.

“We are delighted to be announced as finalist in the Club Hub UK Awards and are extremely proud of our hardworking network,” says Denise Hutton-Gosney. “We are delighted to be supporting an organisation that promotes the children’s activity sector, which can really be life-changing for so many young people.”