Friday 6th March 2020

Our brand new North West Family Business Awards will take place in the Concorde Hangar at The Runway Visitor Park, Manchester Airport on Friday 6 March 2020, hosted by television and radio presenter Nigel Barden.

The inaugural Awards are set to take off in first class style, underneath the wings of Concorde no less! The glittering awards ceremony will be held in a purpose-built hangar at Manchester Airport that is home to the iconic G-BOAC British Airways Concorde, the famous flagship of the British Airways fleet.

The awards will champion and represent family businesses from all sectors, shapes, sizes and ages and are organised by us, The Family Business Network. The North West Family Business Awards have developed out of the ever-popular Family Business Awards in Cumbria and will provide a fantastic opportunity for family firms to share and celebrate their success stories in a safe, trusted environment with like-minded people.

Awards host, food and drink broadcaster Nigel Barden, is from the North West, having grown up on a farm in Lancashire. He specialises in promoting British ingredients and artisan producers, particularly in his role as chairman of judges for The Great Taste Awards, Farm Shop & Deli Awards, World Cheese Awards, British Cookery School Awards, Deliciously Yorkshire and host of the National Fish & Chip Awards.

How to Enter

Entries for the North West Family Business Awards opened at midnight on 10 October 2019 and will close on the 16 January 2020. Finalists will be chosen through a judging process ahead of the ceremony on March 6 2020. Click here to go through to the applications page of the NWFBA website.

How to Sponsor

Full details of all sponsorship opportunities available can be found in the brochure link below.  Please note that sponsorship for some categories has already been sold out.  For all sponsorship queries contact or to speak to one of The Family Business Network directors; Sue Howorth – 07866 536050 or Dave Clarkson – 07908 783305.

Find out more about the North West Family Business Awards on the dedicated website below.
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