BIBAs 2015 winners revealed

By Dean

11 Sep 2015

Winners at the annual Be Inspired Business Awards (BIBAs) were revealed in a ceremony at Blackpool Tower.

The event was hosted by actress Stephanie Beacham.

Winners:

Lancastrian of the Year

Winner: Ian Hall, chairman, James Hall and Co.

Most Inspiring Business of the Year:

Winner: Jobs, Friends & Houses Community Interest Company, Blackpool

Finalists:

Fylde Executive Cars, Fylde

Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Preston

Windrush Initiatives CIC, Preston

Exporter of the Year:

Winner: Evans Vanodine, South Ribble

Finalists:

Colossal Group, Blackpool

GA Petfood, South Ribble

Scorpion Automotive, Chorley

 

Small Business of the Year:

Winner: Power Efficient Systems (EnergyAce), West Lancashire

Finalists:

Excel Fostering, Fylde

Innova Solutions, Pendle

Vedas Group, Burnley

Medium Business of the Year:

Winner: ROQ IT, Chorley

Finalists:

Direct 365, West Lancashire

Scorpion Automotive, Chorley

Star Tissue UK , Blackburn

 

Service Business of the Year:

Winner: Cleanall Services, South Ribble

Finalists:

Lakeview Rest Homes, Fylde

Pakawaste, Preston

Springhill Care, Hyndburn

Professional Services Business of the Year:

Winner: Physiofusion Ltd, Burnley

Finalists:

Bespoke Internet, Preston

FTS Merit, Blackpool

MJH Accountants , Preston

 

Micro Business of the Year:

Winner: GROUP55, Ribble Valley

Finalists:

Gconnect, Lancaster

QiSOFT, South Ribble

The Little Big Voice, Preston

Entrepreneur of the Year:

Winner: Phil Lawson, Virtue Technologies, West Lancashire

Finalists:

Nicolla Moran, Home Angels, Chorley

Hannah Warren, Oxygen Personnel, Preston

Steve Pearson, Our Local Heroes Foundation, South Ribble

 

Business of the Year:

Winner: Danbro, Fylde

Finalists:

Conlon Construction, South Ribble

Scorpion Automotive, Chorley

Warden Construction, Fylde

New Business of the Year:

Winner: KaBo, Chorley

Finalists:

JCK Professional Building Services, Blackburn

Rope Access Inspection - North West, Blackpool

TUTIS Concepts, Blackpool

 

Best Use of Information Technology:

Winner: Direct 365, West Lancashire

Finalists:

MendIT, Burnley

Business Insight 3 (Bi3), Chorley

Love My Gifts, Blackburn

Employer of the Year:

Winner: Gold Medal Travel Group, Preston

Finalists:

Danbro, Fylde

Cleanall Services, South Ribble

Cummins Mellor, Hyndburn

 

Best Use of Creativity in a Business:

Winner: Bizzi Growin, Chorley

Finalists:

Inside Studio, Preston

Little Gargoyle, Lancaster

WUK Media, Lancaster

Excellence in Customer Service:

Winner: Cleanall Services, South Ribble

Finalists:

Direct 365, West Lancashire

Springhill Care, Hyndburn

Wyrebank, Wyre

 

Business Woman of the Year:

Winner: Louise Wilkinson, Lomeshaye Village Day Nursery / Carousel, Pendle

Finalists:

Lisa Brady-Munro, Perfect Recruitment, Chorley

Rose Watkins, Centaur Training, South Ribble

Tamsin Marlowe, Building Careers, West Lancashire

Leisure Business of the Year:

Winner: The Cartford Inn, Fylde

Finalists:

Catering Elite, Blackpool

Little Gargoyle, Lancaster

Wyrebank, Wyre

Manufacturer of the Year:

Winner: Scorpion Automotive, Chorley

Finalists:

GA Petfoods, South Ribble

Power Efficient Systems, West Lancashire

Tetrad, Preston

Construction Business of the Year:

Winner: Conlon Construction, South Ribble

Finalists:

Build Up, Blackpool

FTS Merit, Blackpool

Pinington, Lancaster Warden Construction, Fylde

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