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Business leaders crowned at LBA18

Downtown Lancashire in Business celebrated the very best of the Red Rose county at the 10th annual Lancashire Business Awards sponsored by Liverpool John Lennon Airport on Thursday 21 June 2018.

The gala dinner which took place at the spectacular Stanley House Hotel & Spa, attracted over 200 business leaders to celebrate the best of the Lancashire Business community.

The big winners on the evening were Daniel Fisher from Tienda Digital, who walked away with the CEO Award, John Chesworth from Harrison Drury Solicitors, who was the Business Personality of the Year 2018 and Recycling Lives won the Contribution to Lancashire award.

Other winners included B&M Waste Services, UCLan, RSM UK and NatWest.

Frank McKenna CEO of Downtown in Business commented: “The Lancashire Business Awards are always a great night, and this year was no exception. We had an exceptional group of winners, which was fitting as the awards were being hosted for the tenth year, and I believe the 2018 nominations demonstrated the strength and resilience of the county’s business community.”


The Full list of winners is listed below:

Male Networker of the Year 2018
Guy Shorrock -Just Construction & Property Networking

Female Networker of the Year 2018
Gail Simpson – UCLan

Employer of the Year 2018
The Calico Group

Employee of the Year 2018
Loredana  Emmerson- CoolKit Ltd

Newcomer of the Year 2018
Get Staffed UK

PR & Marketing Agency of the Year 2018
Business Lancashire – Published by The Samuel James Group

Digital Agency of the Year 2018
Twentyone Agency

Social Media Presence of the Year 2018
Izzy Durose – Izzy Durose Photography

Legal Company of the Year 2018
Harrison Drury Solicitors

Accountancy Firm of the Year 2018

Business Bank of the Year 2018

Property Business of the Year 2018
Cassidy + Ashton

Recruitment Company of the Year 2018
Reed Global

Customer Focussed Business of the Year 2018
PNG Digital Ltd

Hospitality Venue of the Year 2018
The Villa Italian

Hotel Of The Year 2018
The Villa Wrea Green

Business Enabler of the Year 2018
Neil Welsh – PM+M Accountants

Business of the Year 2018
B&M Waste Services

CEO Award 2018
Daniel Fisher – Tienda Digital

Business Personality of the Year 2018
John Chesworth –  Harrison Drury Solicitors

Contribution to Lancashire 2018
Recycling Lives

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We are delighted that Fazenda Rodizio Bar and Grills are our Venue of the Week. With five locations across the UK, Fazenda prides itself on their authentic rodizio dining experience.

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