Close Search

Liberation window display competition pulls in the votes

EFG Private Bank in St Julian’s Avenue has been announced as overall winner of the liberation-themed window display competition, organised for VisitGuernsey by Chamber members Collaborate Communications.

Over 1,000 nominations were received for windows located around the island as well as in Alderney, Sark and Herm. The competition was hotly contested with only 13 votes separating the displays in first, second and third place. Organised by Collaborate Communications as part of VisitGuernsey’s Heritage Festival, retail outlets and other businesses were asked to capture the spirit of this important event in the islands’ history in an imaginative and fun, colourful and thought-provoking way as we mark the 70 year anniversary of liberation from German occupation.

The EFG display was designed by administration assistant, Pauline McConnell (pictured right), using family memorabilia for many of the props. The company was presented with a specially commissioned trophy, designed by local jeweller Becky Rowe and manufactured by Atec Engineering. All voters who nominated EFG as winner were entered into a draw for a 4 star weekend break in Jersey with Condor Ferries; this was won by Dave Girard.

Zoe Ash from VisitGuernsey (pictured left) is delighted with the interest that the competition attracted:

‘So many organisations have got behind the competition and captured the spirit of the islands’ liberation celebrations. There are some fabulous displays which the public are clearly enjoying judging from the number of votes we received and how close the results were. Congratulations to EFG for creating such a great spectacle in St Julian’s Avenue.’

 

Other results:

Inspired Estate Agents – 2nd place

Fitzgerald’s Photography – 3rd place

 

Other islands (winning Champagne)

Herm Gift Shop

The Galley Stores, Sark

Age Concern charity shop, Alderney

 

Commendations:

Kia’s Boutique

New Road Hairdressers

Smilers at Vazon

Tapenade Delicatessen

0

Categories

0

Archive

?

Why join the Chamber?

To view or discuss membership and the benefits available to your business:

» Click here to learn more
+

Your Chamber

The Guernsey Chamber of Commerce acts as a passionate representative voice; encapsulating industry areas that affect us all.

Contact Magazine

Contact is produced six times a year by Collaborate Communications.

Read the latest issue online

YBG

The Young Business Group was formed 50 years ago by the Chamber of Commerce.

Click here to learn more
0

Submit your news

Sign in or sign up to share your news via the Chamber of Commerce member news area.

» Sign in to add your news
0

Add your event

Sign in or sign up to submit your own events and promote them within the local business community.

» Sign in to add your event
Address

Suite 1
16 Glategny Esplanade
St Peter Port, Guernsey
GY1 1WN

Get in touch

Telephone: +44 (0) 1481 727483
Email: office@guernseychamber.com

Subscribe to Newsletter

Sign up to receive regular updates from The Guernsey Chamber of Commerce.

Sign Up Sign Up

Connect with Chamber
Facebook Linkedin
The Guernsey Chamber of Commerce is a company limited by guarantee incorporated in Guernsey. Reg No. 37792
Copyright © 2017 Guernsey Chamber of Commerce. / Articles of Incorporation / CSR Policy / Disclaimers