Lancashire Business View is delighted to announce a host of new category sponsors for the national award-winning Red Rose Awards 2016.
Beever and Struthers are sponsoring the Engineering Business Award, whilst Mayes Business Growth Solutions are sponsoring the Growing Business Award and Harrison Drury Solicitors have come on board as the Property Business Award sponsor.
The Lancashire County Council-led Rosebud is sponsoring the Financial Business Award, whilst Mattioli Woods, the group behind the recent purchase of Taylor Patterson, will sponsor the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Award.
As sponsors, they will be involved in the judging of their respective categories, as well as having the opportunity to present the award on the night at Blackpool’s Winter Gardens on Thursday March 10.
Richard Slater, publisher of Lancashire Business View, said: “We are delighted to welcome five new sponsors on board for 2016 to an already outstanding calibre of partners.
“We look forward to working closely with them on the build-up to the awards and on the big night in Blackpool.”
Andy Walker, head of business growth for Lancashire County Council, said: “We’re proud to be sponsoring the Financial Business Award category, which recognises some of the leading financial service providers in the county.
“We’ve identified the financial and professional sector as a sector with high growth potential. Through Rosebud, we’re aiming to bring new high value jobs to Lancashire though inward investment.”
Iain Round, business development partner of the Blackburn office of Beever and Struthers, said: “We are delighted to be sponsoring the Engineering Business Award category at the Red Rose Awards 2016.
“As a growing business, with our roots firmly in the North-West, the awards provide us with a fantastic platform to promote our firm and to support the excellent Lancashire business community.
“We’re looking forward to the process of judging, where we will really get to see the fantastic businesses that are situated within our region.”
Tim Smith, Business Growth Consultant at Mayes Business Growth Solutions said: “We are delighted to be sponsoring the Growing Business Award at the Red Rose Awards. High growth businesses are vital to the growth of the economy of Lancashire and the country as a whole creating wealth and jobs.
At Mayes Business Growth Solutions we are committed to helping business grow to reach their potential and therefore it will be great to meet and reward successful high growth local businesses.”
Gillian Bardin, managing director at Taylor Patterson said: “As a previous Red Rose Awards winner, we know what it means to be recognised in the Lancashire business community.
We are delighted that Mattioli Woods are sponsoring the new CSR Award for 2016 as it demonstrates the values and culture both Mattioli Woods and Taylor Patterson share. We are very much looking forward to the judging process and getting to meet some great Lancashire businesses.”
John Chesworth, managing director of Harrison Drury, said: “We’re proud to sponsor the Property Business Award at the Red Rose Awards 2016. Lancashire’s property sector is performing well and there’s lots of opportunities out there.
As a firm that does a huge amount of its work in property and construction, it’s great to see developers and property professionals in the region going out there and making things happen.”
Sponsors confirmed to date are: Forbes Solicitors, Barclays, University of Central Lancashire, Burnley Council, RSM, 2BR/ The Bee, Ascentis, Barton Grange Hotel, Beever and Struthers, Bespoke Web Specialists, Bizspace, Business and Enterprise Trust, Cassons, Four Recruitment, Federation of Small Businesses, Harrison Drury Solicitors, Heart Radio, Lancashire County Council / Rosebud, Laura Hartley Recruitment, Leonard Dews, Marketing Lancashire, Mattiolli Woods, Mayes Business Growth Solutions, Napthens Solicitors, Northcote at the Rovers, North West Coast Academic Health Science Network, Peter Scott Printers, Preston’s College, Stonehouse Logic, Sunshine Events, WEC Group, Winter Gardens Blackpool and With a Twist Catering. The charity partner for Red Rose Awards 2016 is Cash for Kids and funds will be raised at the awards event to support their work.