TV guru’s award is top draw for Jack

Jack with Theo Paphitis.
Jack with Theo Paphitis.

A Lancaster artist and illustrator has been presented with a certificate by former Dragons’ Den star Theo Paphitis after success on a free social media promotion the star runs.

Jack Knight, who owns Jack Knight Creations, recently contacted the entrepreneur on Twitter during ‘Small Business Sunday’ - a weekly forum where the TV personality invites small businesses to message him to describe their company in one tweet using the hashtag #SBS.

Jack gained more than 100 followers when he was one of six small businesses to be re-tweeted to Mr Paphitis’ then 385,000 followers.

He attended a ceremony in Birmingham where he was given an official certificate.

He said: “Theo talked to us for two hours with some inspirational words followed by a question and answer session.”