Burnley Business Awards 2022 open for entries


The Burnley Business Awards have returned from a two-year absence are now open for nominations.

The awards were last held at Towneley Hall in 2019, before being postponed due to the pandemic.

Hopeful companies have until April 8 to submit their entries and the 2022 prize-giving ceremony will take place at Towneley Hall again on June 30.

The categories for 2022 are:

  • Small Business of the Year (up to 19 employees and 20-49 employees)
  • Medium Business of the Year (50-250 employees)
  • Large Business of the Year (over 250 employees)
  • International Trade of the Year
  • Manufacturing Excellence
  • Innovation
  • Environmental Excellence (New)
  • Leisure, Tourism and Hospitality
  • Employer of the Year
  • Young Employee of the Year

Mick Cartledge, chief executive of Burnley Council, said: "We know how much everyone has missed the awards due to Covid, ourselves included. We are delighted it is back for 2022. It’s a great way to celebrate our successful businesses and their workforces, and the event is a key diary date in Burnley’s business calendar."

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