10 OCTOBER
Midland Hotel, Manchester

The North West Business of the Year awards celebrate the very best business successes from across the region. The shortlisted companies will be those that are innovating, disrupting and thriving - and want to showcase their achievements.The awards are led by TheBusinessDesk.com with categories for every size of business.A rigorous judging process that will see all of the companies visited by members of our judging panel, before a shortlisting process. Each company on the shortlist will then be invited to pitch why they should win an award, with the winners revealed at a high-profile black tie awards evening in Manchester.


ENTERING

The awards are free, simple and quick to enter.
The deadline has been extended to Friday 22 March 2024. Good luck!

Please send your completed entry form to boty@thebusinessdesk.com


2024 CATEGORIES

Start Up
Sustainability
Employer of the Year
International Trade
Community Impact
Family Business
Investment

Small Business (up to 50 employees)
Medium Business (51-250 employees)
Large Business (251+ employees)
Fast Growth Business
Chief Executive of the Year
Ambassador


KEY DATES

Stage 1: Site Visits
Members of the judging panel conducted site visits at each entrant's office/site
between 22nd April and 28th June.

Stage 2: Shortlist Interviews
The shortlist will be invited to present to the judges at a location in Manchester city centre
in early September.


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Single Ticket – £199 + VAT
Full Table (10) – £1750 + VAT


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CATEGORY SPONSORS


PREVIOUS AWARDS


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20 February
New Dock Hall, Leeds

The Yorkshire Business of the Year awards are back to celebrate the very best business successes from across the region. The shortlisted and winning companies will be those that are innovating, disrupting and thriving.The awards are led by TheBusinessDesk.com with categories for every size of business.A rigorous judging process will see all of the companies visited by members of our judging panel, before a shortlisting process. Each company on the shortlist will then be invited to pitch why they should win an award, with the winners revealed at a high-profile black tie awards evening in Leeds on 20th February 2025.


ENTERING

The awards are free, simple and quick to enter.
The deadline for entries is Friday 5 July 2024. Good luck!

Please send your completed entry form to boty@thebusinessdesk.com


CATEGORIES

Start-up
Innovation
Sustainability
Employer of the Year
International Trade
Investment
Community Impact
Property

Family Business
Small Business (up to 50 employees)
Medium Business (51-250 employees)
Large Business (251+ employees)
Fast Growth Business
CEO of the Year
Ambassador


KEY DATES

Stage 1: Site Visits
Members of the judging panel conducted site visits at each entrant's office/site
between 3rd September - 22nd November.
Stage 2: Shortlist Interviews
After the site visits, the judges will create the shortlist. The shortlisted companies will then be invited to present to the judges at a location in Leeds city centre in January.


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PRINCIPAL PARTNER


PREVIOUS AWARDS


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22 February
Macdonald Burlington, Birmingham

The West Midlands Business of the Year awards celebrated the very best business successes from across the region. The shortlisted companies are innovating, disrupting and thriving - and showcased their achievements at February's awards night.The awards are led by TheBusinessDesk.com with categories for every size of business.A rigorous judging process saw all of the companies visited by members of our judging panel, before a shortlisting process. Each company on the shortlist were then invited to pitch why they should win an award, with the winners revealed at the black-tie dinner at the Macdonald Burlington in Birmingham.


SHORTLIST & WINNERS

Start Up
22live
Maeving
Stephen Alexander
The Harrogate Group
The Recruitment Duo

Innovation
Absolute Collagen
LabMedExpert
Nouveau Healthcare
NRG Marine
ONE Creative Environments
Salts Healthcare

Sustainability
Edgbaston
NRG Marine
OLPRO
Stone Group
The Appliance Recycling Group

Community Impact
DWF
GMS Group of Companies
One Black Bear
School of Coding
The Wigley Group

Employer of the Year
Curium Solutions
DRPG
GMS Group of Companies
Trident Building Consultancy
Vail Williams

International Trade
EBS
Liquid
NRG Marine
Safetyflex Barriers

Investment
In-Comm Training
Mercian Labels
Shoosmiths
South & City College Birmingham

Property Business
Bond Wolfe
Cubo
Estilo Interiors
Keon Homes
Potter Space
The Harrogate Group

Family Business
GTAccess
In-Comm Training
Salts Healthcare
School of Coding
The Wigley Group

Small Business (up to 50 employees)
Claritas Tax
Curium Solutions
LabMedExpert
Tenet
The Appliance Recycling Group
The Harrogate Group

Medium Business (51-250 employees)
Absolute Collagen
Ardent
Bond Wolfe
Leek Building Society
Niyaa People
Greater Birmingham Chambers of Commerce

Large Business (251+ employees)
Lloyds Bank
Salts Healthcare
Stone Group
WHS Group

Fast Growth Business
Ardent
Bull Products and Cygnus
Cubo
Niyaa People
School of Coding
The Student Energy Group

CEO of the Year
Tony Hague - PP Control & Automation
Elisabeth Lewis-Jones - Liquid
Olly Nicholls - Attraction World Group
Paul Nicholson - WHS Group
Dale Parmenter - DRPG

Ambassador
Carol Shanahan - Port Vale


KEY DATES

Stage 1: Site Visits
Members of the judging panel conducted site visits at each entrant's office/site
between 4th September - 24th November.
Stage 2: Shortlist Interviews
After the site visits, the judges created the shortlist. The shortlist will be invited to present to the judges at a location in Birmingham city centre in January.


Grab your tickets

Online bookings are CLOSED
Contact gareth.raven@thebusinessdesk.com for ticket inquiries


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PRINCIPAL PARTNER

CHARITY PARTNER

after party venue PARTNER


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Thursday 14 November
Bristol Harbour Hotel

TheBusinessDesk.com is bringing our Business of the Year awards to the South West for the first time.The awards have been created to celebrate the very best business successes from across the region. The shortlisted companies are innovating, disrupting and thriving - and will showcase their achievements at November's awards night.Categories are available for every size of business.A rigorous judging process will see all of the companies visited by members of our judging panel, before a shortlisting process. Each company on the shortlist will then be invited to pitch why they should win an award, with the winners revealed at the black-tie dinner at the Bristol Harbour Hotel in Bristol.


ENTERING

The awards are free, simple and quick to enter.
Entries have now CLOSED - the shortlist will be revealed soon.

CATEGORIES


Start Up
Innovation
Sustainability
Employer of the Year
International Trade
Community Impact
Family Business

Investment
Small Business (up to 50 employees)
Medium Business (51-250 employees)
Large Business (251+ employees)
Fast Growth Business
Chief Executive of the Year
Ambassador


KEY DATES

Stage 1: Site Visits
Members of the judging panel conducted site visits at each entrant's office/site
between 10th June - 19th July.
Stage 2: Shortlist Interviews
After the site visits, the judges created the shortlist. The shortlist will be invited to present to the judges at a location in Bristol city centre in early October.


Grab your tickets

Single Ticket – £199 + VAT
Full Table (10) – £1750 + VAT

HEADLINE SPONSORS


PREVIOUS AWARDS in our other regions


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ALUMNI


2024 SHORTLIST/WINNERS

Start Up
Discover Place Promotion
Hyperact
Smart Temporary Solutions
The Yorkshire Lime Company
Trad Collective

Innovation
Adventoris
CoolCare
Daval Furniture
Slipstream Engineering Design
Sport:80
Synthotech

Sustainability
AIREA plc
Camira
Flotilla
Lowell
NaughtOne
Tribus

Community Impact
Bailoran Solicitors
Enviro Electronics
Enzygo
Projex Solutions
The Biskery

Employer of the Year
Clarion
Consilia Legal
CSG Talent
Oakland Group
Pentest People
Trident Building Consultancy

International Trade
Corrosion Resistant Materials
LabLogic Group
Slipstream Engineering Design
Watermans

Investment
Aspect Business Solutions
Cubo
Mansfield Pollard
ResQ
Ultimate (Commercial Interiors)

Property Business
Cubo
Helmsley Group of Companies
North Property Group
The Harris Partnership

Family Business
Daval Furniture
Tudor International Freight
Watermans

Small Business (up to 50 employees)
75Media
Adventoris
Art of Cloud
CoolCare
Projex Solutions
Ultimate (Commercial Interiors)

Medium Business (51-250 employees)
BOXT
Green Building Renewables
LabLogic Group
Mansfield Pollard
Northern Monk
Torsion Group

Large Business (251+ employees)
Clarion
Lowell
Premier Technical Services Group
ResQ

Fast Growth Business
BOXT
Green Building Renewables
Oakland Group
Pentest People
Pure Pet Food
Torsion Group

CEO of the Year
William Beer - Tunley Environmental
Gill Marchbank - ResQ
Khatiza Bibi - Deluxe Beds
Dan Spencer - Torsion Group
Paul Teasdale - Premier Technical Services Group

Ambassador
David Potts - Morrisons


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ALUMNI


2023 SHORTLIST/WINNERS

Start Up
Cortus Advisory Group
SeeChange Technologies
Symple Ltd
The Medika Clinic
Videosign

Innovation
Bright HR
Equity Release Supermarket
Medtrade Products Ltd
Suresite Group Ltd

Sustainability
Be.EV
Crown Oil
European Metal Recycling
Faith in Nature
The Vita Group

Community Impact
Anumana
Bedspace
HPA Architects
Sync

Employer of the Year
Culture Shift
Hall Brown Family Law
TalkTalk
Talos360
Venn Digital

International Trade
AeroCloud
Fruugo.com Ltd
MattressTek
Sovereign Beverage Company
VetPlus

Investment
Airship Interactive Ltd
Evolve
Maven Capital Partners
Yodel

Property Business
Baltic Creative CIC
Sciontec Developments (Sciontec)

Family Business
Aqueous Digital
Exton Foods
HMG Paints
Online 4 Baby

Small Business (up to 50 employees)
Aspire UK Interiors
Fixtuur Visual Commerce
RECOM Solutions Ltd
River Capital Management

Medium Business (51-250 employees)
FourNet
Lancashire Farm Dairies
Manchester Central Convention Centre
Praetura Group
Topspeed Couriers Ltd

Large Business (251+ employees)
European Metal Recycling
Kinaxia Logistics
TalkTalk
The Vita Group

Fast Growth Business
Destination2
Exton Foods
Fruugo.com
LCM Environmental Services

CEO of the Year
Simon Hobbs - Kinaxia Logistics
Russ Mably - Medtrade Products Ltd
Janette Martin - Talos360
Mike Hancox - Yodel

Ambassador
Steve Oliver - musicMagpie

22 February
Macdonald Burlington, Birmingham

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queens hotel, leeds

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