First Salford Business Awards a Success! - MIDAS

First Salford Business Awards a Success!

25 April, 2008 – First Salford Business Awards a Success!

The first annual Salford Business Week took place throughout the City from the 14th – 18th April. A week of events culminated in the Salford Business Awards ceremony at the Lowry Centre.

The first annual Salford Business Week took place throughout the City from the 14th – 18th April. A week of events culminated in the Salford Business Awards ceremony at the Lowry Centre.

There were eight categories of awards in total with a winner and a runner-up in each category.

Jonathan Drake of Salford-based developer LPC Living said, ‘As a local business we are very proud to have been the headline sponsor of the inaugural Salford Business Awards. The sheer volume and high quality of the entrants is testimony to the fact that Salford is a city undergoing a huge renaissance and that these are exciting times for the City. The event itself was a huge success and we look forward to a long–standing relationship between LPC Living and Salford Business Awards.’

The premier Award of the year, the Business of the Year Award, was presented by Hazel Blears MP, the winners of this Award were HD Cable, specialists in high definition cabling solutions. Chris Pinder, HD Cable said, ‘We are absolutely bowled over to have won Business of the Year. It was completely unexpected considering the quality and calibre of the other businesses that had applied. We are still in a state of shock now, and we feel honoured to be regarded as being at the pinnacle of the businesses operating in Salford.’

After presenting the award Hazel Blears MP said, ‘These two young people will truly become the new face of Salford, a fantastic achievement and a fantastic business. We wish them all the best for the future and very much look forward to Salford Business Awards 2009.’

Daniel Thompson from Allied Filter Systems, runners-up in the Business of the Year Award and winners of the International Trade Award said, ‘We are proud to be considered an important part of the regeneration of Salford. Within our business we are proud to be able to combine some of the traditional local textile based manufacturing processes with modern, higher technology methods. We look forward to continued growth in order to help build on Salford’s bright future.’

Complete list of winners:

Business of the Year:
Winner: HD Cable
Runner-up: Allied Filter Systems

Innovation Award:
Winner: RTS Flexible Systems
Runner-up: Avocado

Technology Award:
Winner: eSAY:
Runner-up: CVD Technologies

International Trade Award:
Winner: Allied Filter Systems
Runner-up: Harland MS

Green Award:
Winner: Salford Quays Laundry & Dry Cleaning
Runner-up: JWS Waste & Recycling

Excellence Award:
Winner: Linda Taylors
Runner-up: The Lowry Hotel

Community Award:
Winner: Salford City Reds
Runner-up: Salford City Radio

Entrepreneur Award:
Winner: Andrews Continental Delicacies
Runner-up: HD Cable

Source: University of Salford press release

Link: http://www.salford.ac.uk

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