Extra week given for awards entries
THE DEADLINE for entries into the North East Cheshire Business Awards has been extended.
Organisers of the awards, which aim to celebrate the area’s businesses, have given companies an extra week to enter.
Now in their fifth year, they will culminate with a black tie gala dinner at previous winners The Mere Golf Resort and Spa in Knutsford, on Thurs- day, November 19.
This year there are 10 categories and entries are welcome from all businesses, regardless of size.
The deadline was set for September 30, but has been extended to next Wednesday, October 10.
Organisers from the Macclesfield Chamber of Commerce, which supports businesses in the town, urge people to get entries submitted.
Sue Bowden, from the chamber, said: “Entries are still coming in so we wanted to give people more of a chance to be part of the awards.
“I would urge businesses to enter – what have you got to lose?
“Get writing that winning entry now and be part of this fantastic celebration of business in North East Cheshire.”
The glittering awards offer a chance for businesses of all types in Macclesfield and the area to have a go at winning an honour for making a contribution to the business community.
The organisers of the event say it’s an opportunity not to be missed to get a bit of recognition for your business and meet other like-minded people from companies who could help your firm thrive.
They are open to entry from businesses from across the area and both self and third party nominations are welcome.
The awards recognise outstanding achievement, leadership and a positive contribution to the success of the local business community.
Entries must be received by Wednesday, October 10. The categories are Business of the Year with Turnover over £5 million; Business of the Year with Turnover £1 million to £5 million; Small Business of the Year; Innovation and Design; Excellence in Customer Service; Team of the Year; Best use of Social Media; Start-up of the Year; Best Design/Creative Campaign; and Best Company to Work For.
Winners will be presented with their trophies at a gala dinner on Thursday, November 19 at The Mere.
Entry forms are available by visiting necbawards. co.uk.
●● Sue Bowden from Macclesfield Chamber of Commerce
●● Adio Marchant (left) with Rick Ogden of Tee Co