Downtown in Business Liverpool hosted its seventeenth annual ‘Livercool’ awards on Thursday 21st November 2019 at top city centre hotel the Hilton – and rewarded leading business personalities from across the city region at a jungle-themed evening.

Hosted by Radio City duo Simon Ross and Peter Price, the gala dinner attracted a sell-out crowd of the city’s top business people, who all celebrated each other’s successes.

Big winners on the evening were Mark Lawler from Baltic Creative CIC, Tricia Campbell, Richard Kenyon and Max Steinberg who won the Business Personality of the Year, Chairman’s Award and Chief Executive Awards respectively.

Frank McKenna Chief Executive and Group Chairman of Downtown in Business commented;

“Now in its seventeenth year,  Livercool highlights our ethos of ‘work hard, play hard’ celebrating the people from our city who have made a significant contribution to the economic growth. Can I extend a big thank you to our headline sponsor Franking Sense and arrival sponsor Capricorn Kitchens, along with all the rest of our sponsors. Their help allows us to showcase the amazing talent this city has at awards dinners like Livercool.”


The full list of winners is:

Male Networker of the Year 2019 // Frank Rogers, Kirwans

Female Networker of the Year 2019 // Lisa Greig, Shape

Employee of the Year 2019 // Lauren Harmes, Merseyrail

Business Development Personality of the Year 2019 // Vicky Jaycock, Liverpool FC

Legal Personality of the Year 2019 // Alison Lobb, Morecrofts

Financial Personality of the Year 2019 // Keith Tully, Begbies Traynor

Newcomer of the Year 2019 // Harriet McGuffie, Harriet McGuffie Fitness

Hospitality Personality of the Year 2019 // Helen Duffy, Malmaison

General Manager of the Year 2019// Neil Brailsford, Pullman Hotel

Tech and Digital Personality of the Year 2019 // Nik Ellis, Revolution Four

PR & Communications Personality of the Year 2019 // Jayne Moore, Moore Media

Property Professional of the Year 2019 // Stephen Cowperthwaite, Avison Young

Property Entrepreneur of the Year 2019 // Dave Seed, Qube Residential

Business Personality of the Year 2019 // Mark Lawler, Baltic Creative CIC

Business Improvement District Award 2019 // Julie Johnson

Chairman’s Award 2019 // Tricia Campbell

Chief Executive’s Award 2019 //  Richard Kenyon

Chief Executive’s Award 2019 // Max Steinberg