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To purchase tickets for the Awards Dinner (£45.00 plus vat for Chamber Members and £50.00 plus vat for non members), please contact Nicola Holland on 0333 358 3480 or nicola.holland@haltonchamber.co.uk


Finalists Announced! 


This year’s Finalists for the Halton Business Awards have been announced. They represent the best that Halton has to offer and will now go forward to the judging panel taking place in the next two weeks.

Paula Cain, Chief Executive of Halton Chamber of Commerce said:
“The quality of the entries was amazing and I don’t envy the judges having to select the winners. It will be a huge task.”

One of the key sponsors of the Awards John Downes, Chairman of the Sci-Tech Daresbury Joint Venture Company, said:
“We’re delighted to be sponsoring the Entrepreneur of the Year category for the Halton Business Awards and supporting entrepreneurship in the local community in Halton. Entrepreneurship is the bedrock of our business and encompasses our key focuses as a leading science and innovation campus. Sci-Tech Daresbury is a world-class location for technology businesses, and provides a unique environment for innovation and business growth. The Halton Business Awards celebrates business growth.”

The list of Finalists is:

New Business:     

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  • Espositos Deli
  • Home Smart Lettings 
  • Cheshire Business Exchange 
  • KC Marketing Range
  • Cheshire Bathrooms and Tiles 


Marketing Excellence:    


  • Freight First 
  • CF Creative 
  • Aqueous Digital


Entrepreneur Of The Year:

  • Paul Ward, Paragon PE
  • Richard Bamber, Anthony’s Travel
  • Catherine Lockett, Clearlink HR
  • Lee Bradburne, Display Team UK


Made In Halton:     

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  • Paragon PE
  • TALL Security Print


The Halton Foundation Award For Responsible Business:

  • Creature Comforts Cheshire
  • Runcorn Shopping Centre 
  • Anthony’s Travel
  • Kawneer UK Ltd
  • Moore Finance


Excellent Customer Service:

  • Creature Comforts Cheshire
  • Freight First
  • The Heath Conference Centre
  • Hardman Office and Commercial Cleaning
  • Office Bridge


Keep It Green:      

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  • Canopus Solutions
  • Freight First Kawneer UK Ltd


International Business Of The Year:

  • Conren
  • TALL Security Print


Social Enterprise:

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  • Hack Back CIC
  • Nightstop Communities
  • Halton Citizens Advice Bureau


Health And Wellbeing:

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  • UK Screening Solutions UK
  • Nightstop Communities
  • D3t


Apprentice / Young Person:

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  • Liam Harris, Arvia Technology
  • Daniel Simpson, Halton Borough Council
  • James Owen, Viking Sports Foundation
  • Jonathan Jenkins, Display Team UK
  • Stacey Hammond, Arvia Technology
  • Jonathan Blakemore, Aqueous Digital


Business Improvement District Awards:


  • Canopus Solutions
  • Computer Disposals Ltd
  • Kawneer UK Ltd
  • Next Level Performance
  • Office Bridge Solutions
  • Hough Green Garage
  • Melo World


Following the 2016 Awards, we again received really positive feedback. Here’s what people have been saying:

“We had a great evening at the awards dinner and we’ve gained so much exposure.” – Category Winner.

 “What a fabulous evening, thank you so much.” – guest of local business.

“Before tonight, I didn’t realise there were so many superb businesses in Halton. It’s given me such a positive view of the area.” – local SME.

“I know we didn’t win, but going through the Awards process was good for my business. I’ve been able to take a step back, look and refocus. My staff are now so much more engaged and involved. – Category Finalist.

“Can I book for next year right now?” – Sponsor.

“That’s was so much fun, I’m so glad we entered the awards as it’s also helped our business.” – Category Finalist

The Awards culminate in a glittering gala dinner and presentation evening which will take place on 12th May 2017. Shortlisted companies get a free ticket to the dinner.




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