Global Infusion Group (GIG), one of the UK’s leading catering, logistics and brand support companies, has received a Queen’s Award for Enterprise in International Trade.
The prestigious award was presented to GIG’s founder and chief executive officer Tony Laurenson by Sir Henry Aubrey-Fletcher, The Lord Lieutenant of Buckinghamshire, at a special ceremony at the company’s headquarters in Chesham.
Congratulating GIG on its award Sir Henry said: “Global Infusion Group began trading in 1984 and provides event catering services, including bespoke food and beverage, consultancy, supply, logistics and brand support services.
"It wins the Queen’s Award for International Trade having grown overseas earnings over the last three years consecutively.”
GIG has established niche catering subsidiaries which cross-pollinate trade as well as making strategic acquisitions to support sales and supply chains.
Its largest market is Europe but with new markets China and Qatar, the second and third largest. International expansion has seen the company grow in the last three years from employing 41 to now employing 58 staff in the UK, and it has operations on four continents.