The brilliant team at Hotel Brooklyn especially Paul Bayliss MBE, Dennis Pisarennco, Paul Woodhouse for all of your hard work and help over the past few months leading up to the awards. David Richardson for AV and filming expertise. ICatching for the fantastic room decoration. Sophielouballoons for the gorgeous balloons. Paul Crone as our wonderful compere. Andy Powell entertaining our guests during dinner. Jon Cheetham and Paul Mirage from Business Connect Magazine. A huge thanks to our wonderful sponsors, guests, nominees, and winners!

Finally thank you to our judges Andy Preston, Paul Mirage, Heather Baker, Gavin Redman & Carole Fossey

2021 award show live stream at Hotel Brooklyn on Friday 3rd September 2021.

2021 award show professional photos



Keyworker Support – Staycity Aparthotels Manchester Piccadilly

Fundraiser of the Year – Interact CC Ltd

Wellbeing in the Workplace – Realm Recruit

Lockdown Virtual Business – idealhouseshare

Small Business of the Year (Under 5 employees) – Essentialise Workplace Wellbeing

Small Business of the Year (5-10 employees) – Feel Good Club

Business of the Year (Over 10 employees) –  ABC+ Warranty

Business of the Year (Over 20 employees) – Together Trust

Business Person of the Year – Paul Bayliss MBE (Hotel Brooklyn MCR)

Customer Service Excellence – Bluebell Fitted Furniture

Marketing Team of the Year – HOME Marketing

Employer of the Year – Leap29

Community and Social Responsibility – Entrepreneurs Unlocked