WE‘RE asking the best companies in Cheshire to put their names forward for our annual business awards – and the response is incredible!
The competition, which celebrates the innovation and entrepreneurial spirit of the region’s firms, is really hotting up with nominations coming in for all categories..
The winners will be announced at a fabulous gala dinner being held at Chester’s Crowne Plaza hotel on Friday, September 19. This has become a highly-regarded event on the county’s social calendar.
The awards will be judged in nine categories:
Business Start-up Award sponsored by Bentley
For businesses which began trading after January 1 2007.
Small Business Award
For firms with between one and 30 employees which can demonstrate all round business excellence.
Medium Business Award
For employers with between 31 and 200 employees which can demonstrate all round business excellence
Large Business Award sponsored by Cheshire & Warrington Economic Alliance
For employers with 200-plus staff.
Employer of the Year Award
We are looking for an employer who can demonstrate excellence in their approach to workforce development.
For businesses which have schemes, initiatives or policies which have a positive impact on the local community or environment.
Young Business Person of the Year Award sponsored by Scottish Power
For people who are able to demonstrate outstanding achievements in their field.
Women in Business Award
We are looking for a woman or group of women who are high achievers and an inspiration to all women in the business community.
Business Person of the Year Award sponsored by Cheshire County Council
We’re looking for someone who stands out from the crowd and inspires those around them.
Deadline for entries is Monday July 21 and judging will take place the week ending August 1. The shortlist will be announced on Friday August 8.
To enter, contact the events department on 0151 472 2570 and ask for an entry form to be sent by fax, e-mail or post. You can also download an entry form from www.chesterchronicle.co.uk/cba
Any enquiries can be e-mailed to: enquiries@ cheshirebusinessawards.co.uk