Last week of ticket sales

Anybody hoping to take part in the night is being encouraged to purchase their tickets now to avoid disappointment.

To date, more than 800 seats for the dinner have been sold which will see Blackpool’s Winter Gardens close to capacity.

Guests on the night will be treated to dinner, entertainment and the unveiling of the 20 category winners and the announcement of the sough-after Publisher’s Award.

Forbes Solicitors is once again the headline sponsor of the awards.

John Barker, managing partner of Forbes, said: “We delighted and very proud to be headline sponsors of the Red Rose Awards. We see the awards as a true pan-Lancashire celebration that recognises the achievements of businesses throughout the county.

“The inaugural Red Rose Awards attracted entrants from a multitude of talented businesses across a broad range of business sectors and exceeded everyone’s expectations in its first year. The second year of the awards will build on this success, enabling even more businesses in the Red Rose County to showcase their talents and successes.”

The event is also being supported by Ashton Hoyle IFA, Peter Scott Printers, Lancashire County Council,Yorkshire Bank, Laura Hartley Recruitment, Huddle Media, Federation of Small Businesses, YFM Equity Partners, Napthens Solicitors, Lanway, OBAS, WEC Engineering, Bizspace, Enterprise4all and the Lancashire Foundation.

Tickets and tables for the Red Rose Awards are available at  The event takes place on Thursday March 15 at Blackpool’s Winter Gardens.