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Nominations open for St Helens Borough Business Awards

by Gemma Melling

Businesses in Newton-le-Willows are invited to enter this year’s St Helens Borough Business Awards, with a number of different categories up for grabs.

The awards, hosted by St Helens Chamber and St Helens Borough Council, celebrate the many achievements of businesses locally.

Entries are now invited until the deadline of midnight on Tuesday 28 June 2022 in the folowing categories:

  • Apprentice of the Year
  • Business Hero: Community Commitment Award (BCC: The Community Champion)
  • Business Start Up of the Year
  • Education & Business Partnership
  • Employer of the Year (BCC: The Workforce Developer)
  • Entrepreneur of the Year (BCC: The Game Changer)
  • Export Business of the Year (BCC: The Global Player)
  • Green Business of the Year (BCC: The Planet Saver)
  • Small Business of the Year
  • Social Business of the Year
  • Student of the Year
  • Scale Up Business of the Year (BCC: The Rapid Riser)

Winners will be announced at the ceremony on Friday 30 September 2022.

How to enter the St Helens Business Awards

The St Helens Business Awards are open to businesses of all sizes and sectors and are free to enter. Some of the categories also go forward to the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) awards ceremony – giving local businesses the chance to gain further recognition on a national scale.

Tracy Mawson, Chief Executive at St Helens Chamber, said: “In what have been challenging times for businesses across the region, we’ve seen some amazing success stories and have supported local businesses to grow and develop – and the awards provide the perfect place to celebrate this.

“We have added a new category to this year’s awards, Scale Up Business of the Year, which recognises those businesses who have grown and developed in the face of adversity. I would encourage all businesses to enter and join us in celebrating your success.”

Cllr David Baines, Leader of St Helens Borough Council, said: “The business community in St Helens Borough has demonstrated amazing resilience over the last few years and continues to go from strength to strength.

“We have thousands of outstanding businesses in the borough, from small independents to large multinationals, and it’s fantastic to have the opportunity to recognise and celebrate their amazing achievements at the St Helens Borough Business Awards.

“These awards will be shining a light on the talent, hard work and dedication of the St Helens workforce. The St Helens business community is a force to be reckoned with and as a council we’re determined to do all we can to help them go from strength to strength.”

When is the St Helens Business Awards ceremony?

The awards ceremony will be held at the Totally Wicked Stadium on Friday 30 September. Tickets are available at £60 +VAT.

For more information about the awards and to enter, visit https://www.sthelens.gov.uk/businessawards.

For more information about remaining sponsorship opportunities, call 01744 742028 or email events@sthelenschamber.com.

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