Countdown as finalists revealed
WITH just one day to go until the North East Cheshire Business Awards we can reveal the finalists for each of the 10 categories.
The awards celebrate the cream of the business community in Macclesfield and the surrounding area.
The judging panel has announced the finalists before the winners are revealed at the glitzy ceremony tomorrow, (Thursday, November 19). They are: Business of the year turnover £5m (sponsored by Natwest) – Citation, SAS Daniels, Totus Environmental
Business of the year turnover £1-5m (sponsored by Orbit Developments) – Collect a Case, Electroserve, Topspeed Couriers
Small Business of the year up to £1m (sponsored by Macclesfield Chamber of Commerce) – Big Brand Ideas, Make Events, Zippy Baby Ltd
Excellence in Customer Service (sponsored by Thorneycrofts) – Collect A Case, Cranfords, Disability Information Bureau, Equilibrium Asset Management
Innovation and Design, (sponsored by RA Smart) – Forest Gin, Medchemica Ltd, Terry Lifts
Best use of Social Media (sponsored by the Mac- clesfield Express) – Axon, Equilibrium Asset Management, One Minute Briefs
Best Design/creative (sponsored by Williams and Crosby) – Forest Gin, The Avenue, Ultimate Creative Communications
Best Company To Work For (sponsored by Chess) – Actors Lab, Disability Information Bureau, Macclesfield College, Venturi
Start up Business of the Year (sponsored by Plastic Card Services) – Earlams, Point Blank Digital, Speedy Box
Team of the year (sponsored by Harts) – Bollington Brewing Company, Packing Automation, Venturi.
Sue Bowden, manager of Macclesfield Chamber of Commerce, said: “We would like to say good luck to the finalists and thank the sponsors and everyone taking part. The standard and level of entries has been outstanding.”
The event is at The Mere, in Knutsford, with guest speaker James Timpson OBE.
The night is also a chance to support Sutton charity The Rossendale Trust, which will benefit from proceeds on the night.
●● Last year’s award winners