We are delighted to announce that business and consultancy company Glovista Ltd has won the coveted Innovation award at this year’s Herts Business Awards.

The award, co-sponsored by Hertfordshire Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) and Stevenage BioScience Catalyst, celebrates businesses willing to conceive, practice and test new ideas.

Glovista CEO John Acton said: “Everybody at Glovista is extremely proud and delighted to win the Hertfordshire Business Award for Innovation. We have worked tirelessly for 18 months developing totally unique Solutions to facilitate world class engagement across any organisation. Our unique proprietary iPad Apps open a whole new world of opportunities for engaging stakeholders. It’s a real boost to receive such recognition.”

The St Albans-based company beat off stiff competition from Understanding Recruitment, Academy 21 Ltd, Townhouse Creative and uComply Ltd at the glittering awards ceremony on 27 November at Knebworth Barns.

Martino Picardo said: “From a very competitive shortlist of five superb candidates and following site visits we have agreed that Glovista truly merits the Innovation award. We believe that its use of 'Peletoning' technology for brain storming and workshop management means it has the potential to become a high growth business on the back of this innovative approach to development.”

Winner Glovista CEO John Acton is pictured with, from left, BBC Look East presenter Stewart White, Stevenage BioScience Catalyst and LEP Board Member Martino Picardo and the LEP’s Enterprise and Innovation Manager Paul Witcombe.