Local businesses take centre stage in the Mid Yorkshire Chamber Business Awards shortlist

Sep 25, 2023

The Mid Yorkshire Chamber of Commerce has announced the shortlist for its awards programme, the Mid Yorkshire Chamber of Commerce Business Awards 2023.

Now in its second year, the awards celebrate innovation, resilience and true Yorkshire grit across the region.

The judges chose the finalists based on nominations submitted outlining their incredible work over the last 12 months.

The winners will be announced at a sparkling awards ceremony on 28 September 2023 at The John Smith’s Stadium in Huddersfield.

The shortlist is:

Community Hero

  • Huddersfield Town Foundation
  • Community Foundation for Calderdale
  • Stephanie Walker Counselling Services
  • Huddersfield Giants Community Trust

Diversity & Inclusion

  • HAD-Print
  • Huddersfield Town Foundation
  • Huddersfield Giants Community Trust

Employer of the Year

  • First Choice Recruitment
  • true9
  • Faith Brand Communications

 Entrepreneur of the Year

  • Sam Teale
  • Gina Reid

 Green Business of the Year

  • Solupak Ltd
  • CorkSol UK
  • Orean
  • Aquatrust Water & Ventilation Ltd
  • Sewtec Automation Limited

 Innovation Award

  • Aquatrust Water & Ventilation Ltd
  • Flat Stan First Aid Ltd

 International Business of the Year

  • Camira
  • Bespoke Stairlifts Limited

The Chamber has also announced the Awards judging panel, who have created the shortlist and will select the ultimate winners for each category:

  • Alex Dutton-Waugh – business growth service manager – West Yorkshire Combined Authority
  • Annie Bradley – international trade adviser – Department of Business & Trade
  • Mark Evans – owner of Better Telecoms Ltd

Martin Hathaway, managing director of the Mid Yorkshire Chamber of Commerce, said: “The calibre of entries this year was incredible and highlights the talent, passion and heart within the Yorkshire business community.

“It has been a challenging year with an unpredictable economy so the results coming out of our region truly are a credit to the businesses here.

“I look forward to joining you all in celebration at our awards ceremony on 28 September.”

Tickets can be purchased from the team by calling 01484 483679

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