2013 Awards – now open for entry

Posted on Monday, January 17th 2011 at 5:40 pm

The search is on for Salford’s most successful businesses with the launch of the 2013 Salford Business Awards, sponsored by TalkTalk Technology.

Businesses of any size and in any industry are invited to enter one or more of the eight categories. To be in with a chance of winning an award entries must be in by Friday 1st March 2013.

Organised by the University of Salford The Business Group Salford and Salford City Council the Awards will take place on Thursday 23rd May 2013 at Salford City Stadium.

Finalists will be shortlisted in March and winners announced on the night.

University of Salford Vice-Chancellor Martin Hall said: “The University is committed to contributing to the continued economic growth of Salford. Working alongside Salford City Council and The Business Group Salford, we are jointly committed to ensuring good and improving conditions for businesses to thrive in Salford.”

The Business Group Chair, Paul Wainwright said: ‘It looks like 2012 was a record year for business start-ups in Salford and we look forward to receiving entries from these new businesses as well as established organisations throughout the city. Last year’s award ceremony was the biggest and best yet and we will be celebrating alongside even more inspirational businesses in 2013.”

Salford City Mayor Ian Stewart said: “These Awards are a great way to celebrate the success of businesses in Salford. Supporting local businesses and attracting further inward investment into Salford are big priorities for me.

“Celebrating our business successes shows how much commerce matters in Salford, and we will always be committed to supporting companies who choose to locate in the city.”

Applying for the Awards is simple and applications will be accepted from any Salford-based business.

Businesses can enter online at https://www.salfordbusinessawards.co.uk/application-form/.

Categories include:

•           Innovation Award

•           Excellence Award

•           Green Award

•           Community Award

•           Entrepreneur Award

•           International Trade Award

•           Rising Star Award

•           Best Employer Award

All entrants are automatically entered into the Business of the Year Award.

For further information, contact Jon Monk on 0161 278 2519, jonmonk@thebusinessgroup.org or Joanne Hall on 0161 793 3428, joanne.hall@salford.gov.uk


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