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One Week to Go Until the City of Liverpool Business Awards 2024

It’s that time of year again, the City of Liverpool Business Awards 2024 (COLBA) is just one week away!

We’re excited to once again be hosting this gala dinner that celebrates the exceptional contributions of local companies and entrepreneurs to economic growth in the Liverpool city region

Established by Downtown in 2004, COLBA attracts entrepreneurs, business leaders, academics, and decision makers who are shaping the future of Liverpool.

We look forward to welcoming friends and members from across the city region at the iconic Sefton Park Palm House on Thursday 4th July from 6:30 PM until late! This majestic setting provides the perfect backdrop for honouring the best in Liverpool’s business landscape.

Since its inception, COLBA has shone a spotlight on the businesses and organisations that have demonstrated outstanding achievements and a steadfast commitment to Liverpool’s economic vitality.

This exclusive ceremony attracts the city’s most influential companies as well as business leaders, academics, and decision-makers. COLBA brings together a diverse array of companies each offering different voices and perspectives, fostering connections and collaborations that drive innovation and growth.

With the General Election taking place that same evening, we will also be live screening the exit polls during the event, it promises to be an unforgettable and action-packed evening of celebration!

Over the past two decades, we have honoured some truly outstanding companies and organisations, it has been a pleasure to watch the best and brightest emerging businesses achieve fantastic things.

The talent level of this year’s shortlisted nominees for COLBA 2024 is no exception!

The Categories and Nominees…

Employer of the Year 2024

  • Halcyon
  • Krol Corlett
  • Steven Hunt Associates

Business Supplier of the Year 2024

  • The Festive Group
  • The Printroom UK
  • Wild Thang

Newcomer of the Year 2024

  • Municipal Hotel
  • Think Wine Group
  • United Wolves Productions

Legal Firm of the Year 2024

  • Brown Turner Ross
  • Brabners
  • Glenville Walker

Professional Services Firm of the Year 2024

  • Modus Wealth
  • River Capital
  • Sedulo

Innovation & Tech Business of the Year 2024

  • DefProc Engineering
  • PlayStation
  • Quirky Digital

PR & Marketing Agency of the Year 2024

  • Bolland & Lowe
  • Influential
  • Moore Media

Hospitality Venue of the Year 2024

  • Gaucho
  • Gino D’Acampo
  • The Watering Can

Hotel of the Year 2024

  • Crowne Plaza
  • Malmaison
  • Novotel Paddington Village

Property Firm of the Year 2024

  • Avrenim Group
  • Davies Partnership
  • Sutcliffe

Business of the Year 2024

  • Atkins Realis
  • Avison Young
  • Warwick Developments

Good luck to all these incredible and worthy nominees.

We look forward to having many of our members join us to celebrate the very best in Liverpool’s business community and be part of a night to remember at the City of Liverpool Business Awards 2024!

Tickets for this year’s event SOLD OUT in record time.

However, to find out more about future awards and other Downtown Events, and how you can get involved, please visit our events page or contact Beth McKenna at

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