David Hunter Nominated for Staffordshire Ambassador of the Year!

Staffordshire Ambassador of the Year 2024 

We are thrilled to announce that our very own David Hunter from Nelson's Distillery & School has been nominated for the prestigious Staffordshire Ambassador of the Year award! This recognition celebrates his exceptional dedication to promoting Staffordshire as a prime destination to live, work, visit, and study.

David is one of five passionate advocates shortlisted for this honour, thanks to his relentless efforts to elevate Staffordshire's profile on both national and international stages. This award is a collaboration between We Are Staffordshire and the Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce, emphasising the hard work of individuals who go above and beyond to tell Staffordshire's story.

The finalists, chosen from a network of over 270 Ambassadors by We Are Staffordshire’s Place Board, include:

- Martin Tideswell, Staffordshire University
- David Hunter, Nelson’s Distillery and School
- Karen Jennings, Lichfield Cathedral
- Claire Williams, Stoke on Trent College
- Cris Cohen, F E A S T E D

These Ambassadors have shown remarkable commitment to changing perceptions and putting Staffordshire on the map. Chris Plant, Deputy Chief Executive of Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce, praised the nominees, stating, "Their passion for Staffordshire and showcasing what it has to offer shines through and they’re all worthy winners."

Louisa Shaw, Head of Place Marketing at We Are Staffordshire, also expressed her gratitude towards the Ambassadors: "This award seeks to recognise the efforts of those who have given their time to help change perceptions of Staffordshire. Our five finalists truly embody what it means to be a Staffordshire Ambassador."

Now, it's up to the public to decide the winner! We encourage everyone to support David Hunter by casting your vote and helping us celebrate his contributions to our community.

To vote for David Hunter and learn more about all the finalists, visit We Are Staffordshire's voting page. Voting closes on Friday, 7th June, at 10 am. The winner will be announced at the Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce Business Awards on Thursday, 4th July, 2024.

Join us in recognising and celebrating the incredible efforts of David Hunter and his fellow nominees. Let's show our support and make sure David brings this award home to Nelson's Distillery & School!

For more information on how you can get involved with We Are Staffordshire’s Ambassador network, visit We Are Staffordshire - Get Involved

Thank you for your support and let's make David Hunter our Staffordshire Ambassador of the Year!