D3O designer working on innovation project

D3O is proud to announce their inclusion in the 2018 Telegraph Trade Awards shortlist. The awards, brought to you by moneycorp, were announced on 26 September 2018.

In its inaugural year, The Telegraph Trade Awards have attracted interest from hundreds of small businesses. This announcement has seen entries shortlisted to just 40 British companies, selected as they showcase the fastest-growing and most successful small and medium enterprise trading internationally today.

D3O have been nominated for four awards categories:

  • Best British SME International Brand 2018
  • Most Innovative SME Exporter 2018
  • Best New Entrant into International Markets 2018
  • SME Business Leader of the Year 2018

D3O is a fast growth engineering, design and technology company based in the UK, with offices in China and the US. A collective of engineers, chemists, product designers and industry experts, D3O partners with world-class brands including 3M, Schutt Sports and Under Armour.

Together they create pioneering protective products that enable people to take risks, challenge their limits and stay safe. From body protection for professional athletes and motorcyclists to precision safety equipment for industrial workers to combat helmets for soldiers – D3O protects what matters.

Alistair Heath, Business Editor, The Telegraph and Trade Awards judge said: “We were overwhelmed by the quality and quantity of the entries we received this year. It was an extremely difficult task for the judges to narrow down this shortlist, but those chosen represent the very best of the UK. We wish them all the best of luck in the final awards”

Mostyn Thomas, D3O General Manager, said: “We are thrilled with this announcement. To be shortlisted for four different awards speaks volumes for the dedication and talent of our hard-working team here at D3O.

“It’s great to see the value we have created from our innovation pipeline and the strength of our brand being recognised by such a prestigious panel of judges. Our goal is to deliver the world’s best impact protection solutions for our much-valued global partners, and these awards underpin this goal.”

The Telegraph Trade Awards will take place on 1 November 2018 at The Marriott Grosvenor Square, London.

To view the full list of shortlisted companies, visit telegraph.co.uk/tradeawards. For ticket prices and sponsorship enquiries, email [email protected].

Contact Blanche Maass, D3O Marketing Communications Manager for further enquiries: [email protected]