Nominations are now open for this year’s Knowsley Business Awards.
Now in their fifteenth year, the awards celebrate the outstanding achievements of organisations and individuals from Knowsley and further afield, that are driving forward Knowsley’s economic success.
The event continues to grow in popularity and the ceremony now attracts over 600 guests from the North West business community.
Showcasing amazing talent
Cllr Graham Morgan, Knowsley’s Cabinet Member for Regeneration and Economic Development said:
“Our Business Awards are a fantastic way to celebrate and showcase some of the amazing talent, dedication and passion that we have here in Knowsley.
We’re experiencing exceptional business growth and the awards are a great way to acknowledge this. I would encourage all organisations to take a look at the categories and submit a nomination for this year’s awards.”
The categories for this year’s awards are:
- Corporate Social Responsibility
- Development of the Year
- Employee/Team of the Year
- Excellence in Export (up to 249 employees)
- Excellence in Export (over 249 employees)
- Green Award
- Investment of the Year
- Manufacturer of the Year (up to 249 employees)
- Manufacturer of the Year (over 249 employees)
- Newcomer of the Year
- Retailer of the Year
- Small Business of the Year (up to 10 employees)
- SME of the Year (up to 249 employees)
- Transport & Logistics Business of the Year
All nominations must be submitted by 5pm Friday 1 September and shortlisted applicants will be informed by the end of September. All nomination details are available on http://www.knowsleybusinessawards.com/
Vibrant business community
Edward Perry, Chair of the Knowsley Place Board commented:
“The Knowsley Business Awards continue to grow in popularity and the volume and quality of nominations are always superb. This is testament to the vibrancy of our business community here in Knowsley and that we have so much to celebrate.”
I am delighted to be involved in the awards and that once again I, along with my fellow Place Board members, will be part of the judging panel. It is wonderful to see the range of success stories and achievements that are submitted.”
This year’s ceremony will be held on Thursday 23 November and will once again take place at the Grand Marquee, in the grounds of Knowsley Safari Park.
As in previous years, all submissions will be judged by members of the Knowsley Place board which is made up of senior figures from across the North West including representatives from Knowsley Hall & Safari, Knowsley Chamber and QVC.