Jonathan Lawton, Director of Hixon Group, is celebrating after winning the acclaimed title of Referral Master of the Year 2016.

Beating over 500 other business leaders from all over the country, Jonathan was presented with the award at the prestigious National Business for Breakfast awards held in Manchester earlier this month.

Jonathan Lawton accepting the award from award sponsor Mviron (Sarah White).

Jonathan Lawton accepting the award from award sponsor Mviron (Sarah White).

After receiving the award, Jonathan saidI still can’t believe that I’ve won this award. Business for Breakfast is full of really well connected business men and women, and to be recognised amongst such influential company is a real honour. I continue to see the benefits of referral marketing and look forward to yet another year building even stronger alliances within my network.

Hixon Group, based in Stoke, are a leading IT services provider, equipping businesses around the country with cloud solutions and IT management.


Jonathan has been a member of the Business for Breakfast family in Staffordshire for over a year now. The network prides itself on helping businesses like Hixon Group grow through referrals and building relationships with other businesses.

For Jonathan, the national judges recognised not only his commitment to passing and receiving referrals, but that his high quality referrals have turned into real business for the other companies in his network.

Winniners at BforB Awards 2016

All Category Winners at BforB National Awards.

Business for Breakfast Staffordshire were quite noticeably the high performers of the evening, with other members of the Staffordshire network being recognised for their achievements. The Member of the year award was presented to Nikki Patel and the high profile accolade of Franchisee of the year awarded to Sarah White.