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Stockport Business Awards 2020 Launched!

We have now virtually launched this year’s Awards. Unfortunately the launch evening and networking event which was set to take place this evening (26.03.20) was cancelled as a result of the COVID-19 Pandemic.

We will now be releasing a series of videos to keep everyone updated and informed of how they can get involved – you can watch now HERE 

This will be the ninth year for the awards and will once again take place at the iconic Stockport Town Hall on Thursday 8th October. This year’s categories are:

• Business of the Year (up to £1m)
• Business of the Year (£1-5m)
• Business of the Year (over £5m)
• Family Business of the year
• Marketing Team of the Year
• Best Digital/Creative Agency
• Best Not-for-Profit Organisation
• The Innovation Award
• Corporate Social Responsibility Award
• Most Promising Young Business
• Employer of the Year
• Taste of Stockport

Entries will be opening on the 6th April and businesses can enter through the Stockport Business Awards website, there will be a short form to complete and entrants will be asked to submit a short video talking about their business, it’s free to enter and multiple awards can be entered.

We are joined by Headline sponsors Gorvins Solicitors and Handelsbanken, this year’s category sponsors include Clarke Nicklin Financial Planning, Marketing Stockport, Ashcroft Creative, Stockport Economic Alliance, Stockport Council and new this year is Mayfield Floors. Strawberry Radio are this years media partner keeping listeners up to date with the latest news.

Laura Frost, Marketing Manager for Clarke Nicklin, commented “We are doing our very best to carry on organising the awards as usual, Stockport is such a thriving business community and I know we will get through these uncertain times even stronger and there will certainly be achievements to be recognised and celebrated which is the what the awards is all about”.

For more information regarding the awards please contact laurafrost@clarkenicklin.co.uk

 

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Strawberry Radio Announced as this year’s Media Partner

Organisers and founders of the Stockport Business Awards, Clarke Nicklin, have teamed up with Strawberry Radio as this year’s media partner to help promote this year’s event.

Strawberry Radio is Stockport’s newest radio station, playing music online, on smart devices, and through DAB, not only do Strawberry play a wide range of music, they report on local news and weather for Stockport including sport and what’s on in the borough.

The business awards, which is now in it its ninth year, will take place on Thursday 8th October at the iconic Stockport Town Hall. By partnering up with Strawberry Radio for the 2020 Awards, listeners will have the opportunity to hear the latest news and announcements whilst hearing interviews from the organisers, sponsors, and this charity partner.

Co-owner and presenter of Strawberry Radio, Chellce AJ ,commented As an independent business in Stockport, Strawberry Radio is delighted to be official media partner for the Stockport Business Awards 2020 and continues to champion local business and celebrate all that’s great in Stockport. The Stockport Business Awards is an established and truly great event that celebrates the growth of our remarkable and diverse business community in Stockport.”

For more information about this year’s event please contact laurafrost@clarkenicklin.co.uk

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New Charity Partner Wanted for 2020 Awards

Founders and organisers of the Stockport Business Awards, Clarke Nicklin, are once again on the hunt for a charity partner for the 2020 event. Entries are now open for charities to apply for the opportunity to partner up with the awards and benefit from all fundraising activities and proceeds from the evening. The chosen charity will get links and branding on the Stockport Business Awards website, PR coverage before and after the awards, promotion in the awards brochure, the opportunity to make a short speech on the night, and to form new relationships with local businesses in the area.

The Stockport Business Awards has been an iconic event within the business community of Stockport since 2012. Last Year’s chosen charity partner, Supportability, raised nearly £5000 on the evening. Becky Shorrock, Head of Fundraising at Supportability gave a compelling speech about the important work they do to improve the lives of those with complex disabilities in and around Stockport. Becky said “We’re delighted to announce that we raised £4,700 on the night! We’re absolutely overwhelmed by the support from the guests.”

Managing Partner, Andrew Baggott of Clarke Nicklin Chartered Accountants, said: “We are delighted to have supported so many amazing charities over the past eight years and see the benefits of the events fundraising. It’s a fantastic chance for charity organisations to raise their profile in Stockport and benefit from such a generous community”

To apply to be this year’s charity partner please contact laurafrost@clarkenicklin.co.uk 

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2020 Stockport Business Awards Launch and Networking Event

Organisers and founders of the Stockport Business Awards, Clarke Nicklin, will be once again hosting a launch evening for the 2020 awards. The launch evening will take place on Thursday 26th of March at Clarke Nicklin House at Cheadle Royal Business Park 6pm to 8pm where local businesses will have the chance to find out what’s in store this year, how they can get involved, and get those key dates for the diary over drinks and nibbles.

To get your tickets for the awards launch and networking evening click HERE 

The business awards, which is now in it its ninth year, will take place on Thursday 8th October at the iconic Stockport Town Hall. If you would like any more information about the awards, or if you would be interested in sponsoring or entering next year’s awards please email laurafrost@clarkenicklin.co.uk.

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Date announced for the 2020 Stockport Business Awards

Organisers and founders of the Stockport Business Awards, Clarke Nicklin, have released this year’s date for the annual awards dinner. The business awards, which is now in it its ninth year, will take place on Thursday 8th October at the iconic Stockport Town Hall.

Over the last nine years over a hundred businesses within the Stockport borough have been recognised and celebrated for their business achievements. The Awards have attracted support and sponsorship from some high profile businesses within the region such as Gorvins Solicitors, Handelsbanken, NatWest and Orbit Developments.  

Andrew Baggott, Managing Partner of Clarke Nicklin chartered accountants commented; “Last year’s event was one of the best yet and each year we discover new business talent within the borough, a lot of time and effort goes into the organisation and it’s all worth it on the night, we are looking forward to another successful year celebrating with Stockport’s finest.”

More details for this year’s awards dinner will be released over the coming months.

If you would like any more information about the awards, or if you would be interested in sponsoring or entering next year’s awards please email laurafrost@clarkenicklin.co.uk.

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Stockport Business Awards 2019 Highly Commended

 

The highly respected Stockport Business Awards took place in October and received over a hundred applications from businesses in the Stockport Borough. Chartered accountants, Clarke Nicklin, who are the organisers, founders, and main sponsors of the event, held the first award ceremony back in 2012 at the Hallmark Hotel. The event was huge success and soon moved to larger premises, the iconic Stockport Town Hall.

The 2019 awards was a sell-out event with almost 400 guests in attendance from businesses within the Stockport community, all with an invested interest in supporting the Stockport business network. The awards not only welcome local business people, but in the past years have attracted local celebrities, such as actor Will Mellor, Chelsea Norris, and this year’s host Jenny Powell. 

The quality of applications was outstanding, and the judging panel really had their work cut out, and whilst the winners were truly deserved and celebrated on the evening, lest we forget the highly commended businesses. See below a full run down of those highly commended:

Business of the Year (Over 5m)

Business of the Year (1-5m)

Business of the Year (up to £1m)

Most Promising Business

Employer of the Year

Family Business of the Year

Best Non- for-Profit Organisation

The Innovation Award

Best Creative/Design Agency  

Most Responsible Business

Best Food & Drink Retailer

The Marketing Award

The 2020 Stockport Business Awards will take place on Thursday 8th October and entries will open in April. For any queries please contact laurafrost@clarkenicklin.co.uk

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Watch the Highlights from the 2019 Stockport Business Awards

Stockport Business Awards organisers Clarke Nicklin Chartered Accountants are delighted to showcase highlights from the 2019 Stockport Business Awards which took place in October. TV presenter, Jenny Powell, hosted the event and presented 13 awards to the winners among the Stockport Business community.

Highlights from the evening can be viewed here – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gstilpRDcg8.

 

 

You can also view footage of the speech delivered by this year’s Charity Partner, Supportability’s, Becky Shorrock, along with some words from host Jenny Powell, Managing Partner of Clarke Nicklin, Andrew Baggott and also winners Mayfield Flooring.  

If you would like to be involved in next year’s event, please contact laurafrost@clarkenicklin.co.uk.

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Supportability Raise Just under £5K at the 2019 Stockport Business Awards

This year’s Stockport Business Awards, organised by Clarke Nicklin Chartered Accountants, partnered with Stockport Based charity Supportability to raise funds on the evening. Recently re branded from Stockport CP Society, Supportability’s ethos, core values and offerings remained the same – making life better for people with disabilities.

Since 1953, they have been supporting children, young people and adults with a wide range of physical and learning disabilities, with aim to enable those children, young people and adults live as fulfilled and independent life as possible.

The Stockport Business Community donated some fantastic prizes for this year’s charity raffle, including a star prize which was a 4 star holiday to Budapest donated by Paradise Isle Holidays resulting in the charity raising just over £4700 on the night.

Becky Shorrock, Head of Fundraising gave a compelling speech about Supportability and the important work they do to improve the lives of those with complex disabilities in and around Stockport. Becky said “We’re delighted to announce that we raised £4,700 on the night! We’re absolutely overwhelmed by the support from the guests.”

All pictures from this year’s Stockport Business Awards can be seen HERE

If you would like any more information about the awards, or if you would be interested in sponsoring or entering next year’s awards please email laurafrost@clarkenicklin.co.uk.

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Winners Revealed at the 2019 Stockport Business Awards

Last night Clarke Nicklin Chartered Accountants organised the eighth Stockport Business Awards held at the prestigious Stockport Town Hall. Over 380 people were in attendance at the black tie awards dinner to celebrate the success and achievements of the region’s finest. 

TV presenter, Jenny Powell, hosted the awards for the third year running and did a fantastic job of keeping the excited crowd engaged for those all-important moments. Supportability were this year’s Charity Partner and raised just under £5000 on the evening.

Andrew Baggott, Managing Partner of Clarke Nicklin chartered accountants commented; “Yet again the night was a resounding success. The room was extremely vibrant and positive, with the Stockport business community celebrating some amazing winners and shortlisted companies. Each year we continue to find, and are able to highlight the great businesses that Stockport has to offer.”

The winners of this Year’s Stockport Business Awards are:

Best Food & Drink Retailer – Sponsored by Ashcroft Creative Design

Silver Apples Bakery

Best Creative/Digital Agency – Sponsored by Platform 81

Sammon Media

The Marketing Award Sponsored by Marketing Stockport

Leasing.com Group

 Most Responsible Business – Sponsored by CDL

The Vernon Building Society

The Innovation Award – Sponsored by Stockport Council & Stockport Economic Alliance

Vodat International

Most Promising Young Business – Sponsored by Grassroots Recruitment

Hot Lotus Yoga

Employer of the Year – Rowlinson Knitwear

Almond Family Pubs

Best Not-for-Profit Organisation – Sponsored by Clarke Nicklin Financial Planning

Smartworks

Rising Star of the Year Award Sponsored by Damar Training

Scott Swaby – Three Sixty

Family Business of the Year – Clarke Nicklin Chartered Accountants

HG Stephensons

Business of the Year (up to £1m) – Kast

Realty Management

Business of the Year (£1-5m) – sponsored by Gorvins Solicitors

Mayfield Flooring

Business of the Year (over £5m) – sponsored by Handelsbanken

Music Magpie

Congratulations to all the winners.

If you would like any more information about the awards, or if you would be interested in sponsoring or entering next year’s awards please email laurafrost@clarkenicklin.co.uk.

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Jenny Powell To Host the 2019 Stockport Business Awards

Stockport Business Awards organisers Clarke Nicklin Chartered Accountants are thrilled to announce TV Presenter Jenny Powell will once again host the awards dinner on Thursday 10th October for the third year running.

Jenny started her career back in 1985 and was one of the presenters of Top of the Pops, hostess on ITV’s Wheel of Fortune, and fronted Soap Fever, Live Talk, Getaway and Our House for UKTV Style, and has been regular on ITV’s Loose Women.

She appeared as a contestant on Channel 4’s Celebrity Come Dine With Me, and BBC One’s Celebrity MasterChef. Jenny recently hosted a dining experience with Hollywood Heavyweight Sylvester Stallone at Manchester Central for the promotion of his latest film Rambo: Last Blood, where she interviewed Stallone with an audience of over 900 people.

Andrew Baggott, Managing partner of Clarke Nicklin, commented “Jenny does an absolutely fantastic job of hosting our event, she always delivers and we’re delighted to be welcoming her back for the third year running”.

The full shortlist can be found HERE Winners will be announced at the black tie dinner on Thursday 10th October at the Stockport Town Hall. This event is now sold out, for further information please contact laurafrost@clarkenicklin.co.uk.

 

 

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