Darryl Powis wins Young Entrepreneur of the Year

The winner of the council-sponsored Entrepreneur of the Year category in the Newham Business Awards, which was announced at a dinner at the Old Town Hall in Stratford on 18 November, was Darryl Powis of Guitar Tuition East London. The award was presented by Councillors Joshua Garfield and Gen Kitchen.
1 December 2021

In the past seven years Guitar Tuition East London has grown from operating out of Darryl Powis’s home in 2012 as a one man band to smart premises in East Village, where it has a thriving customer base. The pandemic of 2020 presented new challenges: it immediately moved its lessons online and had to adapt how it taught.


Runners up were James Jaconelli of Urgent Services in Stratford and Ahmed Meza of Race Sim in Forest Gate. Well done to all concerned!

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