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Burnley Business Awards 2019 announces proud sponsor line-up

Burnley’s prestigious sponsorship funded Business Awards ceremony will be taking place on the 20th June 2019 at Towneley Hall.

Event organisers Burnley Council and Burnley Bondholders are proud to announce the valued sponsorship line-up for 2019.

The University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) has taken the headline sponsorship to support the event and raise awareness of the university’s growth in Burnley and the education and business support the university offers; other valued sponsors include: Burnley College Project Digital; Themis; AMS Neve; Safran; Holiday Inn Express; Paradigm Precision, Rotherwood Recruitment; Napthens Solicitors; Barnfield Construction; Taylors Solicitors; Boohoo; Forbes Solicitors; Mint Business Travel; Veka; Eshton Developments; Charter Walk Shopping Centre; Peter Scott Printers and Moorhouse’s Brewery.

Council Leader, Mark Townsend said: “I’d like to extend my thanks to all the sponsors, the event couldn’t take place without their valued support, it reflects the excellent links the council has with both the public and private sector. It’s great to have UCLan as headline sponsor this year, reinforcing our university town message and the economic benefits that becoming a university town will bring.

“We’ve been working hard over recent years to promote the borough to attract new investment and jobs, and Burnley is now recognised as a go to place for business with a ‘can do’ attitude. The business awards ceremony is a fantastic way of showcasing our successful businesses and business infrastructure offer.

Burnley Council Chief Executive, Mick Cartledge said: “The ceremony gets bigger every time and we are expecting around 560 guests this year. It’s a great way to acknowledge and celebrate our successful businesses and their workforces, and the event is a key diary date in Burnley’s business calendar.”

Dr Ebrahim Adia, Provost at UCLan Burnley added: “The University is delighted and proud to be the headline sponsor of this year’s Burnley Business Awards. In partnership with Burnley Council and other key stakeholders UCLan is developing a cohesive, long-term plan to increase the number of University students educated in Burnley by ten-fold. Working in collaboration with businesses across the borough, we are committed to creating the higher-level skills supply needed to drive Burnley’s economic resurgence.”

The Business Awards will be open for entries on Friday 25th January. Businesses can enter online at www.burnley.co.uk/businessawards – the awards this year include:

Small Business of the Year Award sponsored by Safran

Medium Business of the Year Award sponsored by HIEX

Business of the Year Award sponsored by Paradigm Precision

Innovation Award sponsored by Napthens Solicitors

The Manufacturing Excellence Award sponsored by Taylors Solicitors

Young Business Person of the Year sponsored by Barnfield Construction

Leisure and Tourism Award sponsored by Mint Business Travel

Employer of the Year Award sponsored by Rotherwood Recruitment

Digital Impact Award sponsored by Burnley College Project Digital Apprenticeship Scheme

Apprenticeship Scheme Award sponsored by Themis

Growing Business of Year sponsored by Forbes Solicitors

Burnley Business Leader of the Year sponsored by UCLan

Our 2019 Burnley Business Awards Media Partners are the Burnley Express and Lancashire Business View.

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2017 Business Awards Picture Gallery

This is the picture gallery of the Burnley Business Awards 2017 – it will give you a flavour of the wonderful event this is for Burnley and I’m sure will entice you to get involved in 2019 : )

The glorious night has been captured from bush hugs to awards and everything inbetween and we’ve a great line-up of entertainment for 2019.

The gallery portrays the glitz and glamour of the event and our fantastic businesses and their employees.

Happy viewing and downloading from http://bit.ly/2u7Ypg7



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Date set for Burnley Business Awards 2019

It’s that time again. Time to celebrate the success and hard work of our #BrilliantBurnley businesses and their employees.

The date has been set for the Burnley Business Awards 2019 and sponsorship opportunities are now available – contact jetherington@burnley.gov.uk for a sponsor pack.

The awards will be opening for entries in January 2019.

The glittering awards ceremony will take place on Thursday 20th June 2019, in the stunning surroundings of Towneley Hall and gardens,  with a champagne reception, dinner and entertainment, the award presentations, and a few surprises throughout the evening!

If you have any question or queries don’t hesitate to contact the event manager, Joanne Etherington, jetherington@burnley.gov.uk or call 01282 477315.

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