The winners of this year’s MEN Business Awards were announced in a glittering ceremony.
Performed at the Kimpton Clocktower Hotel in the city centre, the winners of 14 categories were announced.
The annual event brought together business leaders from across Greater Manchester to celebrate the success of some of the city’s most exciting businesses.
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The event partner was Kimpton Clocktower, the program partner was Apex Computing, while the event was supported by the Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce.
The ceremony itself was hosted by Olympic sprinter Iwan Thomas MBE. The Welsh 400m specialist has represented both Great Britain and Northern Ireland at the Olympics, the World Championships, the European Cup and the IAAF World Cup. He competed for Wales in the Commonwealth Games and won a gold medal in 1998.
The awards were supported by Manchester Evening News and Reach’s business news site BusinessLive.
The winners of the 2023 MEN Business Awards
Best place to work
Company of the Year – in partnership with Gateley Legal
– Sambro International BV
Entrepreneur of the Year
– Corin Dalby – Box Power CIC
Environmental and Sustainability Award – in partnership with SSE Energy Solutions
– Civil Engineers
Global Great Britain Award
– KBF companies
Made in Britain Award
– Twisted loom
Outstanding Contribution – in collaboration with Davis Blank Furniss
– Highly recommended – Box Power CIC
Rising Star – in association with Bolton School
—Kyle Collins, IBM
– Highly acclaimed – Ashleigh Holmes, Flowd and Shoaib Ahmed, Yello Hippo
Small Business of the Year
– Javeno Mcclean
Prince’s Trust Young Achiever
– Laura Wild, Wild Spirit Training
Prize for choice of judge
– The strong desk