The Burnley Business Leader of the Year Award is a new award for 2019. We were delighted to add this special award to the line-up in association with the headline sponsor UCLan.
The prestigious award was opened to the business and/or local community to nominate a person they think is deserving of this accolade.
The Business Leader of the Year Award will recognise individuals who demonstrate outstanding entrepreneurial spirit, strategic business thinking, have contributed to driving Burnley’s economy and are regarded as leaders in
their field. This Award also acknowledges and celebrates the personal and generous contributions by a business person and the difference their involvement makes to the local and business community.
The judges criteria is :
• The nature and extent of the personal contribution by the nominee to the Burnley business community
• The nature and extent of the personal contribution by the nominee to the community at large
• Demonstrated ability to overcome challenges
• Demonstrated leadership skills
• The impact of their role
The winner of the 2019 Burnley Business Leader of the Year will be announced at the awards ceremony on the 20th June.