The champagne corks were popping for Optix Solutions, one of the South West’s leading web design and online marketing agencies, at the Express and Echo 2013 Business Awards this year.
Not only was Optix Solutions’ Director Alastair Banks winner of the Entrepreneur of the Year, Alastair and Co-Director James Dawkins picked up the award for Employer of the Year.
‘It was an amazing night’ said Alastair, ‘we are having such a great year and feel honoured to have been recognised in our local community. Optix has gone from strength to strength and we couldn’t have done this without the hard work and support of our staff’
Alastair and James created Optix Solutions back in 1999, when they were studying together at The University of Exeter. From humble beginnings in a spare bedroom in their home, 14 years on they have recently moved into new offices, trebling the floor space of their previous office. With 14 core staff members and additional support outsourced to other local, independent businesses, Optix have proven themselves to be one of the leading Web Design and Online Marketing Agencies in the South West.
Their impressive client portfolio includes The Eden Project, The University of Exeter, Devon and Cornwall Probation Trust, Pipex px, Devon Air Ambulance Trust, Ashfords LLP, Flybe, Grainge Architects and YouGen.
Optix Solutions offer a wide range of services encompassing Web Development and Design, Online Marketing – including SEO, PPC Management and Social Media. Alastair also regularly speaks at events and seminars and runs his own blog for entrepreneurs http://www.iambanksy.co.uk/about/