BIBAs reveals 2019 winners

Former High Sheriff of Lancashire Ann Dean has been given the lifetime achievement at this year's BIBAs.

Ann is involved in a wide range of roles in business, charity and educational organisations. Her business interests include a role as a director of Gutterking, a family-owned group of builders’ merchants, founder and owner of Benetimo PR, which specialises in the healthcare sector, and a role as a director on the Lancashire Enterprise Partnership.

Twenty awards in total were handed out across the evening, which took place at Blackpool Tower. The winners will join The BIBAs Academy to receive support for future growth. Profits from the evening will be put towards the BIBAs Foundation, which supports enterprise programmes designed to create the next generation of Lancashire business leaders.

Full list of winners

Lancastrian of the Year
Ann Dean DL

Most Inspiring Young Person of the Year
Tayla Reynolds

New Business of the Year
Nutree Life

Engineering Business of the Year
Cutting Edge Services

Exporter of the Year
Evans Vanodine International

Digital & Marketing Business of the Year
Learn Live

Employer of the Year
Connect Childcare

Green Business of the Year
GA Pet Foods

Family Business of the Year
Cummins Mellor

Professional Services Business of the Year
David Cox Architects

Manufacturer of the Year 
Scorpion Automotive

Micro Business of the Year
Hoofcount

Construction Business of the Year
Anderton Gables

Leisure & Tourism Business of the Year 
Hallmark Hotel Preston

Third Sector Business of the Year
Pendleside Hospice

Service Business of the Year
Sunshine Events

Small Business of the Year
Nextday Freight

Medium Business of the Year
Tharstern

Growth Business of the Year
Hoofcount

Business of the Year
Roccia