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Judges Named – 2018 E3 Business Awards 
Deadline for Entries – Midnight, Tuesday 17th April 2018


The judging panel for the 2018 E3 Business Awards has been named.

The organiser, 1 Events Media has selected a total of twenty-four judges from the fields of business, education and business support. These include five chairs who will lead the panel sessions covering the eighteen award categories. The chairs are:

  • Jemma Taylor, Regional Sales Manager, Aldermore Group PLC
  • Lisa Edge, CEO, GB Shared Ltd
  • Paul Foster, Development Manager, Federation of Small Businesses
  • Amanda Gowans, CEO, PSL (Powder Systems Limited)
  • Hywel Griffiths, MD of APD Resolutions Ltd and co-Director of Business Growth Solutions

The judges have been chosen for their broad mix of sector experience and expertise. They include:

  • Aaron Crewe, Managing Director of novi.digital
  • Andrew Dewhurst, Managing Director, Affilius Group
  • Carley Jones, Founder/CEO of Kettlebell Kitchen
  • Danny Simpson, CEO of MID Communications Ltd
  • Dionne Swift, Founder and Director, Burnley Campus Social Enterprise Ltd
  • Emma Swan, Partner, Forbes Solicitors
  • Jackie Fisher, Partner at PM+M Solutions for Business LLP
  • James Shelton, Managing Director, Marked Advantage
  • John Daly, Partner, Corporate Finance, RSM
  • Leanne Goodwin , Managing Director, Jobwise
  • Liz Hey, Managing Director, Elizabeth Jane Associates
  • Mark Fahy, Head of UK SMEs, London Stock Exchange Group
  • Martyn Shaw, Director, Business Development, University of Bolton
  • Michael McDade, Sales Director, Communications Plus Ltd
  • Mike Holman, Director, Asentiv and BNI
  • Naomi Timperley, Co-Founder, Tech North Advocates
  • Ram Gupta, Managing Director of Nybble Information Systems
  • Richard Alford, Managing Director, Black Bear IT Solutions
  • Tracy Heatley, Managing Director, Business over Breakfast (NW)

The judges will apply their collective experience to assessing award nominations from companies, entrepreneurs and social enterprises across the North West. The judging process will entail an examination of written submissions followed by interviews with all shortlisted nominees. These will take place between 8th and 10th May 2018 at the Macdonald Kilhey Court Hotel in Wigan.

The winners will be announced at the E3 Awards evening itself, which will take place on Thursday 12th July at the Macron Stadium in Bolton. More