The 23rd annual Sunday Times Virgin Atlantic Fast Track 100 awards was held as a virtual interactive event on 16 September 2020, with welcomes from Chancellor of the Exchequer, Rishi Sunak and Sir Richard Branson.
Our 325 guests heard from our keynote speakers about managing rapid growth, responding to the Covid-19 pandemic, and the importance of culture.
Oliver Shah, business editor, The Sunday Times led a Q&A, including questions from our guests.
Guests then took part in small, virtual breakout discussion groups, sharing their thoughts on the challenges and opportunities presented by the pandemic.
All companies on the league table received an award certificate, and sponsors presented 10 special awards for excellence.
The event was co-hosted by Hamish Stevenson, founder of Fast Track, and by our sponsors, Virgin Atlantic, Virgin, Barclays, BDO, BGF, DHL Express, Charles Russell Speechlys, Heathrow, and The Office Group (TOG); and our media partner The Sunday Times.
The best networking and growth company event in the UK - bar none!! Humphrey Cobbold, chief executive, PureGym
Great to be amongst so many highly motivated business people. A true inspiration Peter Harris, co-founder & development director, Hotel Chocolat
The best award we have ever won. Amazing opportunities and network it opens up Matthew Lee, co-founder & director, Shopper Media Group
Fast Track 100 is the Oscars of growing companies. It provides instant credibility and has been a badge of honour for Vardags Ayesha Vardag, founder & president, Vardags
An amazing opportunity to take a breath, get perspective and go away with new ideas Tom Warner, co-founder & director, Warner's Distillery