Hive launches 10th anniversary awards

The Hive business network has launched its Blackburn and Darwen business awards for 2022. The event will mark its 10th anniversary this year.

The awards celebrate the best in business across the Blackburn with Darwen area and is free to enter for both Hive members and non-members.

There are 23 awards up for grabs including The Retail Business Award, The Family Business Award and The Manufacturing Excellence Award. The deadline for entries is Friday, 9th September.

Following submission there will be a shortlisting process, then a judging process carried out by an independent panel. The final winners will be revealed at an awards ceremony held at the stunning Kind George’s Hall, on the 4th November.

Ian Brown, chairman of the Hive Ambassadors Network, said: "It’s a huge honour to mark a decade of these awards and I am delighted to say that entries are now open. It’s been a phenomenal 10 years and we promise to make this year’s awards even bigger and better to mark such a key milestone.

“Last year we had some incredible companies involved in our event who really exemplified the industrious and entrepreneurial nature of the commercial sector in our region. This year we are hoping for even more entries from across the borough, especially those who haven’t entered before so we can really shine a light on their incredible achievements."