WEST Midlands-based digital signage firm Allsee Technologies have been presented with a Queen’s Award for Enterprise in the category of ‘innovation’.

The company was honoured to welcome Her Majesty The Queen’s Lord-Lieutenant of the West Midlands, John Crabtree OBE, and his cadet to formally present the Bartley Green company with the award – which was given in recognition of the firm’s user-friendly scalable digital signage solutions.

As well as staff and close family members, other distinguished guests in attendance included the High Sheriff of the West Midlands, John L. Hudson Esq OBE DL who was accompanied by his wife Connie, the Lord Mayor of Birmingham, Councillor Anne Underwood, and MP for Edgbaston, Preet Gill.

Before the presentation ceremony, company founder and MD Dr Baoli Zhao said: “This year we celebrate our 10th anniversary.

“After a decade in business, Allsee Technologies has gone from a small business, to a market leader in the UK Digital Signage sector. The next chapter for our growing company is incredibly exciting.”

He added: “I’d like to give special thanks to Her Majesty The Queen for awarding this remarkable distinction to us, it is an absolute honour to receive this recognition for all our hard work.

“With the global digital signage market set to nearly double by 2023 to over $32 billion the future is very bright and I am excited and confident of our continued growth.”

Accepting the Grant of Appointment and Crystal Awards on behalf of Allsee Technologies were sales director Richard Sherry and lead R&D engineer Long Wang.

Following the ceremony, guests were given a full tour of the offices, warehouse and development facilities which preceded drinks and refreshments in an outdoor marquee.

A company spokesman said: “Allsee are proud to be the only West Midlands based company to win the Queen’s Award for Enterprise in the category of Innovation this year.

“An award achieved by demonstrating sustained growth and commercial success of an original product.”