A TOP Eastbourne company has been celebrating ‘a momentous day for the team.’

Identity welcomed the Lord-Lieutenant of East Sussex for the presentation of The Queen’s Award for Enterprise in International Trade.

The visit included an official reading of the Grant of Appointment by the Lord-Lieutenant and the presentation of the beautiful crystal trophy.

“I am delighted that Identity has been considered a worthy recipient of this prestigious award,” said Michael Gietzen, Identity Managing Director.

“It is truly an honour and I want to acknowledge the tremendous efforts of the entire team at Identity who have made this possible.”

Awarded by Her Majesty The Queen following the Prime Minister’s recommendation to businesses for outstanding achievement in international trade, Identity’s award is testament to its dynamic approach to delivering live events throughout the world.

For over 20 years Identity has focused on leading the live events sector with creativity, digital development, full in-house production facilities and a logistics team that stretches around the globe.

Over the last 12 months it was responsible for delivering the biggest and most high profile events in the UK.

Michael said: “The Queen’s Award is among the most prestigious business awards that the UK offers. I am delighted that Identity has been considered a worthy recipient and I want to acknowledge the tremendous efforts of the entire 100+ team at Identity who have made this possible.”