Thursday 14th September 2023
The Lowry Hotel, Manchester
COMBA celebrates the best of Manchester businesses
Downtown in Business rewarded the leading businesses and business personalities from across Manchester at the latest City of Manchester Business Awards.
Over 250 of the city’s leading business personalitites gathered at The Lowry Hotel to celebrate the achievevements of the city’s business community.
The awards, hosted by Downtown boss Frank McKenna, gave away gongs in fifteen categories to companies and individuals that have made a successful and significant contribution to economic growth in the city region.
Big winners on the evening included, Tom Higgins from Laing O’Rourke, Yvonne Harrison from Women in Football, Dakota Hotel and Co-operative UK, who won the Tony Award, Chair’s Award, Chief Executive’s Award and Business of the Year respectively.
Downtown CEO and Group Chairman, Frank McKenna commented; “As always, #COMBA was a superb evening celebrating the fantastic business community in Manchester.
“I would like to say well done to all of the nominees, as they are what makes Manchester tick, and of course congratulations to the winners.
“A big thank you to all of our sponsors on the evening and to The Lowry Hotel for hosting the evening. I look forward to seeing every at #COMBA24.”
BDM/Salesperson of the Year 2023
Ruth Pollitt, INNSiDE by Meliá
Newcomer of the Year 2023
Legal Firm of the Year 2023
Mills and Reeve
Marketing, Creative and Digital Agency of the Year 2023
Hotel of the Year 2023
Restaurant/Bar of the Year 2023
Architect & Property Services Company of the Year 2023
Financial Services Firm of the Year 2023
Williamson & Croft
Developer of the Year 2023
Contractor of the Year 2023
Krol Corlett Construction
Employer of the Year 2023
Mansell Building Solutions
Business of the Year 2023
Tony Award 2023
Tom Higgins, Laing O’Rourke
Chair's Award 2023
Chief Executive's Award 2023
Yvonne Harrison, Women in Football