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Thursday 12th September 2024
The Lowry Hotel, Manchester

celebrating the best in manchester

The City of Manchester Business Awards (COMBA) was established by Downtown Manchester in 2010 to acknowledge and celebrate companies and entrepreneurs that have made a successful and significant contribution to economic growth in the city region.

With limited tickets available for this exclusive ceremony at The Lowry Hotel, the sell-out event attracts entrepreneurs, business leaders, academics, and decision makers.


#COMBA24. Will you be there?

If you are interested in attending #COMBA24 contact for further information, fill in the form below or call 0844 755 0127.

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City of Manchester Business Awards 2024

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What are the categories for #COMBA24?

Without these people, our businesses simply wouldn’t survive. Who is the best?

A business that is under 5 years old that has burst onto the business scene in Manchester.

Which legal firm has impressed you most during the past twelve months?

The marketing, digital and creative sector is booming across the city, but which agency stands out from the crowd?

Manchester is lucky to have an array of superb hotels, but which has stood out from the crowd after a tough couple of years?

Whether it be a business lunch or a family celebration, what restaurant is your go to for the best food, service and atmosphere?

What firm has demonstrated a rich variety of architecture, design and innovation?

Which financial firm has impressed you most during the past twelve months?

What developer best exemplifies leadership and innovation in the property world?

Who delivers on the vision whist driving drive innovation, wellbeing and sustainability?

What business goes above and beyond to look after their staff? Do they have a Health and Wellbeing Programme in place, clear routes for job progression or simply create a great environment for them to work in.

Who is simply the best?


You can buy tickets be enquiring here.

You will not need to show a ticket on the evening.

The Venue is The Lowry Hotel. 50 Dearmans Pl, Salford M3 5LH Further information is available via

The dresscode is black tie and ball gowns.

Women’s dress codes explained.

The event starts from 6.30pm with networking in the reception area. Entrance to the room will begin around 7.30pm.

There will be a set menu on the evening. Please contact us to let us know of any dietary requirements.

You can pre-order drinks for your table, further information will be released nearer the event.

You (the public) can nominate colleagues, clients, peers/businesses in the relevant categories.

The results of nominations are then collated and shortlists produced based on the number of nominations a person/company has received.

The voting form is then open to the public. We encourage all nominees to promote their nomination as much as possible to secure votes.

The winners are selected based on which nominee receives the most votes