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2017 Winners

Special Recognition

Craig Dean - Web Applications

Special recognition for work carried out in...

Supporting Young People

Linda Lewis Kitchens

A business able to demonstrate an on-going programme of providing young people (up to the age of 30) with career support. This can be through apprenticeships, or by providing work experience, to...

Employer of the Year

Ryder and Dutton

Celebrating the best return on an investment in people, this award recognises the employee strategy that best attracts, retains and develops talent – and how it contributes to sustainable growth...

Business Person of the Year

Mike Braddock - PARFAS

An Oldham-based individual who has made a significant business contribution to the Borough. Contributing towards ways of improving financial performance, developing new products and developing...

Start Up Of The Year

O’Donnell Solicitors

An award for a business showing progress from the initial seed of an idea they identified an opportunity in the marketplace; developed a service; took this to customers and successfully made sales...

Business of the Year [£5-10m]

Bunkabin

A business with a turnover between £5-10m million and able to demonstrate successful performance against its objectives. Presenting judges with evidence of financial and commercial success,...

Business of the Year [£1m-£5m]

Dual Stream

A business with a turnover between £1-5m million and demonstrating successful performance against its objectives. Providing evidence of financial and commercial success, outstanding leadership...

Business of the Year [<£10m]

Ultimate Products

A business with a turnover in excess of £10 million and demonstrating successful performance against its...

Business of the Year [<£1m]

O'Donnell Solicitors

A business a turnover of less than £1million and demonstrating successful performance against its objectives. Providing evidence of financial and commercial success, outstanding leadership and...

Young Entrepreneur

Eric Bishyika

An individual who has shown the desire to succeed and who has the flair, drive and the ambition to make it happen. Highlighting the best young entrepreneur in Oldham with great potential to...

Young Business

Tour Media

A business that has been trading between 1 and 4 years, who has shown the desire to succeed, the, drive and the ambition to make it happen. Demonstrating a sound understanding of what it takes to...

Community Engagement

Capita Translation and Interpreting

A company getting involved and supporting the local community, going above and beyond their ‘civic duty’ when it comes to charity, their staff, the local community and/or the...

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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 > £10M 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 and the deadline for application this year is Friday 21st December 2018.

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

Following a submission you should receive an acknowledgement to confirm that we have received your entry. The key dates after submission are:

Award Judging  – February 2019

Finalists Announcement  –  March 2019.

Please note this year’s main event The 11th Oldham Business Awards will take place at the Queen Elizabeth Hall on Friday 26th April 2019.

Oldham Business Awards