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Pendle Business Awards 2018 – enter now!

Published: Thursday, 15th March 2018

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The deadline to enter this year’s Pendle Business Awards is looming so if you haven’t yet entered, what are you waiting for?

You can enter online at until Friday 30 March.

The very best of local businesses will be recognised at a glittering awards ceremony on Thursday 5 July at The Fence Gate Inn.

Since they were first held in 2008, the Business Awards have firmly established themselves as one of the most prestigious events in Lancashire’s business calendar.

The high-profile evening provides a fantastic opportunity for local companies and business professionals to come together to celebrate the depth and breadth of talent, achievements and contributions from across the district.

Councillor Mohammed Iqbal, Leader of Pendle Council, said: “We’ve had a fantastic number of entries already but we want you to be part of our celebration of the borough’s world-leading and innovative local companies!

“This is a brilliant opportunity for you to be able to shout about your achievements and help us spread the word about the fantastic companies we have right here in Pendle.”

The Award categories are:

  • Pendle Business Person of the Year
  • Pendle Employer of the Year
  • Pendle Most Outstanding Business of the Year – medium/large 51+
  • Pendle Most Outstanding Business of the Year – small 1-50
  • Pendle Rising Star of the Year (operating 0-2yrs)
  • Pendle Business Technology & Innovation of the Year
  • Pendle Manufacturer of the Year
  • Pendle Apprentice of the Year
  • Pendle Flying the Flag (International Recognition)
  • Pendle Making a Local Difference

This year’s sponsors include Barnfield Construction, Businesswise Solutions, Farmhouse Biscuits, Nelson and Colne College, Merc Aerospace, Handelsbanken, Hippo Motor Group, Unique Clean Hire and Facilities, Training 2000 and Nelson Town Council.

Dennis Mendoros, OBE, DL, Chairman of Pendle Vision Board and President of Mendor Enterprises, said: “Thank you so much to all of our sponsors.

“You help us to make sure that Pendle Business Awards is one of the greatest events in the borough’s business calendar.”

Mark Sandamas, Director of Pennine Events, which is organising the Business Awards on behalf of Pendle Council and Pendle Vision Board, said: “There are a number of sponsorship opportunities still available.

“They’re a fantastic way to market your business through association, and promote your brand, at a lavish ceremony that celebrates the best local businesses.”

Award category sponsorship packages are £1,750 plus VAT. This includes a table of 10 people at the event, logo on all publicity and marketing materials, video introduction of your company at the event and a presence in the Awards programme.

There are also a variety of other sponsorship options available.

Please contact Mark Sandamas for a bespoke non-category sponsorship package tailored for your business on 01772 447979 or email