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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...

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...

Unity Partnership

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...

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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...

Reward Finance Group

Business Person of the Year

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

And the 2019 winners were...

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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. Due to the ongoing Covid-19 situation, this years event has been suspended, as details become clearer we will update this page accordingly, we thank you for you patience.

Please direct any queries to louise.slater@oldham.gov.uk

Due to the ongoing Covid-19 situation, this years event has been suspended, as details become clearer we will update this page accordingly, we thank you for you patience.

When circumstances allow us to return, we will endeavour to follow our normal application process. Following an application submission, you will receive an acknowledgement to confirm that we have received your entry.

 

Applications:  The process opens at a special launch event held in September.

Applications close – late December.

Award Judging  –  Is held during  the following January and February.

Finalists Announcement  –  In March at a special event held locally.

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