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Award Categories

Micro Business Of The Year

The judges will consider businesses operating in any commercial or industrial sector but are...

Employer of the Year

Celebrating organisations seeing the best return on an investment in people, this award...

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Young Entrepreneur

The judges are looking for an individual who has shown the desire to succeed and who has the...

Young Business of the Year

The judges are looking for a business that has been trading between 1 and 4 years, who has shown...

Supporting Young People

The winning business will be able to demonstrate an on-going programme of providing young people...

Start-Up Business of the Year

The winner will be able to demonstrate that from the initial seed of an idea they identified an...

Community Engagement Award

There are so many ways in which companies can provide support to their local community, and this...

Innovative Technology

Business of the year

[Under £1m]

The winning business will have a turnover of less than £1million and must be able to...

Business of the year £1-5m

[Business of the year £1-5m]

The winning business will have a turnover between £1-5m million and must be able to demonstrate...

Business of the year

[over £5m]

The winning business will have a turnover in excess of £5 million and must be able to...

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Business Person of the Year

The winner of this category will be an Oldham-based individual who has made a significant...

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Entry Process & Information

The Oldham Business Awards are open to all business in the Borough of Oldham with 11 different categories available to enter including, Start Up, Business of the Year > £5M and Community Engagement. The entry process is simple and it is ok to enter multiple categories so long as an individual entry form is submitted for each category. All applications are judged by an independent panel made up of an Oldham Business Awards Steering Group Member and the individual Category Sponsor.

Please direct any queries to info@oldhambusinessawards.co.uk

PLANS for the 2022 Oldham Business Awards – the first post-Covid event of the borough’s premier business event – are well advanced.

Chairperson of the events steering group Steve Kilroy said “We have always enjoyed fantastic support, from the early days of 2008 when we set about organising the very first event.

“After two years without the awards, and the gala dinner when everyone gets together to celebrate all that is good about Oldham, I am convinced there is an appetite to get back to normality.”

 

Applications:  The process opened at a special launch event held on Monday March 28th 2022.

Applications for the 2022 awards closed – Fri 3rd June 2022.

Award Judging  –  Is held during June and July.

Finalists Announcement  –  Announced 28th July 2022.

The Event – The Oldham Business Awards Gala Dinner and Award Celebration will take place Friday 9th September 2022 at the Queen Elizabeth Hall, Oldham.