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Technology and Data Insight company based in Stockton-on-Tees, Vianet, shortlisted as finalists at the Teesside sub-regional heats for this year’s North East Business Award 2022. Vianet are one of three businesses in the running for each of the following 2 categories: ‘Apprenticeships, Training and Skills Award’ and ‘Services Award’ – both sponsored by Middlesbrough College and Sage.

Great news for our whole team at Vianet as we are honoured to be shortlisted in our first nominations with the North East Business Awards. The results are due to be announced at the award ceremony on Thursday 23rd June 2022 at Middlesbrough College.

What does the North East Business Awards mean to Vianet?

These awards are a celebration of successful and innovative businesses right here in the heart of the North East, with each award professionally assessed by a panel of judging experts. If successful, the winners of each sub-regional heats then compete in the following Grand Final for the overall North East titles taking place on the 29th September.

Vianet have been continuously innovating and evolving our services and products to deliver valuable data insights for clients in the hospitality and unattended retail sectors across the UK and Europe. The company have seen a strong recovery since the global pandemic first hit, using the growth of the business to expand into new markets and continue nurturing on our own employee development. Engaging, growing, retaining, and unleashing the potential of people is critical to successful businesses – and Vianet are no different.

Apprenticeships, Training and Skills Award

‘Apprenticeships, Training and Skills Award’ Finalist

We recognise that great people are key to driving the business forward and delivering outstanding performance. Vianet have actively been implementing apprenticeships, internships, training programmes, employee engagement and our e-learning portal, SmartAcademy, to name a few. Only by having incredibly talented people who are driven by boundless energy and infectious enthusiasm, can Vianet be a forward-thinking, high-performance business. To receive this recognition in creating the best environment and workplace engagement will be testament to the great people’s training and skills involved.

 

Services Award

‘Services Award’ Finalist

Over the past 18 months, Vianet have made significant investments in our products, services, and people, laying a strong technology and commercial foundation to address our exciting growth opportunities in the vending and hospitality sectors. Working with over 300 customers, including blue-chip companies, our data software platforms, remote asset management and contactless payment solutions have allowed them to make informed operational decisions, driving profits, increasing sales and operational efficiencies. The experience and knowledge that few can match has resulted in developing a strong granular sales pipeline for the company.

 

Being shortlisted is a fantastic achievement for the Vianet team and testament to the hard work they put in. We wish all our fellow finalists the best of luck at this year’s North East Business Awards 2022.

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We’re delighted to have secured a three-year contract extension to our existing long-term partnership with Fuller’s, the London-based brewer and premium pub company.

The new agreement sees Vianet continue to provide actionable data and business insight to the company in the critical areas of beer quality management and retail performance.

Our partnership with Fuller’s includes a commitment to exploit Vianet’s next generation technology platform, providing the pub company with robust, real-time insight into the performance of their draught products across a number of key quality measures that impact retail standards.

Enhanced tailored reporting will support both licensees across the Fuller’s pub estate and the operational management team to further drive improvements in customer experience and business profitability.

We’re working in close partnership with our customers across the managed, tenanted and leased and wider leisure sector to ensure our actionable data and business insight helps deliver great consumer experiences in-venue and improves the financial performance of the draught beer category.

We recognise that great businesses use real time insight to ensure they know how they are performing and more importantly are able to act before consumers are impacted and profit lost.

As our customers evolve their commercial models, our aim is to enable them to drive improvements in retail standards, yields, stock and team performance.