CITY OF MANCHESTER BUSINESS AWARDS 2022

Thursday 8th September 2022 at The Lowry Hotel

CITY OF MANCHESTER BUSINESS AWARDS 2022

Thursday 8th September 2022 at The Lowry Hotel

COMBA22 celebrates the BEST of Manchester

Downtown in Business Manchester hosted the latest edition of its annual City of Manchester Business Awards gala dinner on the evening of Thursday 8th September 2022. This year’s sell out event was sponsored by national office technology company, Franking Sense®.

The awards saw over 240 of the city’s leading businesses and entrepreneurs gather at the stunning Lowry Hotel to celebrate the achievements of Manchester’s incredible business community.

The awards, hosted by BBC presenter and Downtown Manchester chair, Jacey Normand, alongside DIB’s Political Editor, Jim Hancock, celebrated companies and entrepreneurs that have made a successful and significant contribution to economic growth in the city region.

With sixteen awards handed out on the evening, there was a wide array of winners across a number of different sectors that were recognised for their achievement over the past twelve months. Winners included Bruntwood SciTech, Natalie Atkinson from FC United and Maria Murphy from Roland Dransfield PR who took home the Business of the Year, Tony Wilson Award and CEO’S Award respectively.

Commenting on the awards, Downtown CEO and Group Chairman, Frank McKenna said; “What an incredible night and a bunch of really deserving winners. The quality of the shortlists this year was fantastic and all nominees are thoroughly deserving of the recognition of their tremendous performance over the past twelve months.”

“A massive congratulations to all the winners and a big thank you to all of our sponsors and partners on the evening. The room dressing was fantastic so a huge thank you to the Festive Group, The Lowry Hotel were superb, as they are every year, and it was great to raise some money for We Love MCR charity.”

“Finally, it was great to have Franking Sense® as our headline sponsor for #COMBA22. We have worked with them for a number of years now and Daniel, Julian and the whole Franking Sense® team epitomise everything that #COMBA celebrates. We are delighted they were headline sponsor for #COMBA22.”

“It was another great Downtown evening and we look forward to doing it all again in another twelve months and celebrating and recognising even more fantastic businesses and entrepreneurs at #COMBA23.”

The WINNERS

BDM/Salesperson
of the Year 2022

Sponsored by: OpenMoney

Christie Commins, Kier

Newcomer
of the Year 2022

Sponsored by: oneHR

Staycity Aparthotels Northern Quarter

Legal Firm
of the Year 2022

Sponsored by: William James Recruitment

Excello Law

Creative and Digital Agency of the Year 2022

Sponsored by: LSH Auto UK Ltd

Huddled Media

Leading Cultural Venue
of the Year 2022

Sponsored by: MUSE Developments

HOME

Hotel
of the Year 2022

Sponsored by: Sutcliffe

Dakota

Restaurant/Bar
of the Year 2022

Sponsored by: Sedulo

Piccolino Caffé Grande

Architect
of the Year 2022

Sponsored by: Kier

DB3 Architecture

Financial Services Firm
of the Year 2022

Sponsored by: Staycity Aparthotels

Deloitte UK

Developer
of the Year 2022

Sponsored by: Huddled Media

MUSE Developments

Contractor
of the Year 2022

Sponsored by: Four Architects

Russell WBHO

Employer
of the Year 2022

Sponsored by: The Festive Group

Make Events

Business Personality
of the Year 2022

Sponsored by: MiPA

Chris Oglesby, Bruntwood

CEO's Award
of the Year 2022

Sponsored by: Downtown in Business

Maria Murphy, Roland Dransfield PR

The Tony Wilson
Award 2022

Sponsored by: Downtown in Business

Natalie Atkinson, FC United

Business
of the Year 2022

Sponsored by: Franking Sense

Bruntwood SciTech

Headline Sponsor for
#COMBA22 was

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