Downtown in Business Lancashire hosted the eleventh annual Lancashire Business Awards gala dinner at Stanley House Hotel & Spa on Thursday 20th June 2019.

Hosted by Downtown chief executive Frank McKenna and Downtown’s political editor Jim Hancock, the 80’s themed dinner celebrated the best of the Lancashire Business Community.

Among the winners on the evening were Seafood Pub Company, Lancashire Business View and Conlon Construction.

Downtown chief executive and group chairman, Frank McKenna, commented;

“Downtown has been hosting this event for eleven years now, and every year we are thrilled at the response to the awards.

Year upon year, the number and quality of nominees gets better and better, which goes to show the fantastic array of businesses and business leaders that we have in the county.

Congratulations to all of our winners and nominees for showcasing the amazing wealth of talent we have in Lancashire.

I would like to thank our headline sponsor, Liverpool John Lennon Airport our Exclusive Events Partner, Ayre Events and Stanley House Hotel and Spa.”


Male Networker of the Year 2019 //Sam Whitear, Business Lancashire

Female Networker of the Year 2019 // Victoria O’Connor, Reed

Young Entrepreneur of the Year 2019 // Anastasia Kenyon, Kandi Cosmetics

Employer of the Year 2019 // Fresh Perspective Resourcing

Employee of the Year 2019 // Loredana Emmerson, Coolkit Ltd

Newcomer of the Year 2019 // Sales Geek

Creative Business of the Year 2019 // Media Village

Social Media Marketer of the Year 2019 // Rebecca Jane, PH7 Group

Corporate Social Responsibility 2019 // Lantei Compliance

Legal Company of the Year 2019 // Harrison Drury Solicitors

Financial Services Firm of the Year 2019 // Champion Accountants

Business Bank of the Year 2019 // Natwest

Property Business of the Year 2019 // Eric Wright Group

Recruitment Company of the Year 2019 // Laura Hartley Recruitment Ltd

Customer Focused Business of the Year 2019 // Everything Tech

Hospitality Venue of the Year 2019 // 1842 Restaurant & Bar

Hotel of the Year 2019 // The Villa Wrea Green

Business Enabler of the Year 2019 // Neil Welsh, PM+M Accountants

Business of the year 2019 // Seafood Pub Company

Contribution to Lancashire  // Lancashire Business View

Chief Executive’s Award  // Conlon Construction