RENOWNED television comedian and resident of Hove Simon Evans has been announced as MC for the 28th Sussex Business Awards at The Grand, Brighton on December 1.

Celebrating business excellence across Sussex, this is the longest established Award scheme of its kind in the county and is widely regarded as the biggest night of the year for business people across the region.

The Awards night has a tradition of attracting high profile presenters including Rachel Riley, of Countdown, rugby star Martin Bayfield and BBC news reader Nicholas Owen.

This year stand-up comedian Evans, star of television shows such as Live at the Apollo and The Michael McIntyre Comedy Road Show and a regular at the Edinburgh Festival will bring his dry wit to the party at The Grand, Brighton, on Wednesday, December 10.

He said: “I am delighted to have been asked to host this year’s Sussex Business Awards - especially as it will be such a short walk home!

“There are so many business success stories from across Sussex. I look forward to hearing more about the shortlist and to announcing the winners on the night.”

Tickets cost £90 each (plus VAT) or £850 (plus VAT) for a table of ten. This includes champagne reception, three course meal, and two bottles of wine on each table, as well as entertainment, dancing and a few surprises.

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