2014 Salford Business Awards finalists announced

Posted on Thursday, May 29th 2014 at 1:09 pm

Software outsourcing specialist Bright Future; Lanes Group, the largest independent supplier of specialist underground pipeline and utility services in the UK; and Carbon Digital, a one-stop studio, specialising in CGI, visual effects and animation, are among the finalists for the 2014 Salford Business Awards.

Online lighting retailer LSE Retail Group is shortlisted for the Entrepreneur Award and Business of the Year alongside Oakwood Engineering, CSG Lanstar and JMC IT.

The Awards, organised by the University of Salford, The Business Group Salford and Salford City Council, are now in their seventh year and will be hosted by Bafta award-winning journalist Elaine Wilcox at Salford City Stadium on 5th June. Mike Bushell, BBC Breakfast sports presenter, will entertain guests with an after-dinner speech.

Tickets are available online at www.salfordbusinessawards.co.uk.

Full list of finalists:

Business of the Year Award sponsored by TalkTalk Technology

– CSG Lanstar
– LSE Retail Group
– Oakwood Engineering

Energy & Environment Award sponsored by ENER-G

– Baba+Boo
– Community Forest Trust
– CSG Lanstar
– Kingsland

Excellence Award sponsored by Cetus Solutions & Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce

– Carbon Digital
– Imperative Training
– Media Agency Group

International Trade Award supported by UKTI

– Harland Machine Systems
– MIG Medical Installations
– Printsign

Best Employer Award sponsored by JMC IT

– Cuckoo Design
– CSG Lanstar
– Media Agency Group
– Salford Disability Forum

Community Award sponsored by Salford City Council

– Hand on Heart
– Helping Hands
– The Lowry
– Start Creative

Entrepreneur Award sponsored by Salford Innovation Park

– Dock Bar
– Hugh Jones
– LSE Retail Group
– Treacle Events

Rising Star Award sponsored by NatWest

– Essence
– Hoochie Mama
– KeepItUsable
– Wink Nudge

Innovation Award sponsored by the University of Salford

– Bright Future
– Lanes Group
– Oakwood Engineering
– Vaioni


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