Award Categories

High Sheriff's Award for Enterprise 2018/19, sponsored by White Oak UK

Win a place on the MBA worth £10,000 at the University of Chester

White Oak UK

Key Criteria: Organisations that have achieved outstanding commercial success and sustainable growth will be honoured with this prestigious award. Organisations will have a need to develop the company's management skills and a manager destined to help achieve the company's ambitions for the future.

Submissions should demonstrate initiative and a willingness to undertake bold new ventures and include evidence of sustainable growth and commercial success to levels that are outstanding for the size of the applicant's operations.


warrington borough council

High Sheriff's Award for Responsible Business Practice, sponsored by Warrington & Co

Win £3,000 worth of prize money  

Key Criteria:Organisations that demonstrate a high standard of commitment in the way they organise and integrate their responsible business practices will receive this prestigious endorsement.  Responsible business practices include social enterprises, volunteerism, environmental issues, donations, funding initiatives, working with charity and community organisations.

High Sheriff Design Award  sponsored by Donald Insall Associates

Win a bespoke two week long intensive training course in 3D computer-aided design based full-time in Donal Insall Associates’ Chester studio worth £3,000.

Celebrating Cheshire’s design and artistic business community, this award is for the creative company, collaboration or individual who best demonstrates the value of design in its widest sense to the value and success of their enterprise or business.

Mornflake Oats Award for Innovation

Win £3,000 worth of prize money


Key Criteria: Organisations recognised with this award will demonstrate a proven ability to create, nurture and develop new products or services. Qualifiers of this award are required to demonstrate how they have differentiated themselves from others in their industry. Achievements can include, but are not limited to the invention, design, production, performance, marketing and distribution of their product or service.


  Roberts Bakery Family Business Award of Excellence

  Win £3,000 worth of prize money

Key Criteria: This award recognises leaders of outstanding entrepreneurial families and / or the achievements of specific family businesses in Cheshire, Warrington and Halton.

Micro Enterprise Award, sponsored by Boodles 

Win £2,000 worth of prize money

This category is open to any enterprise with four or fewer employees, including new start-up businesses, that is based in the region.



Best Apprentice, sponsored by Barlows Elecrical 

Win £1,000 worth of prize money

We are looking for the Best Apprentice in Cheshire & Warrington.  Please complete a special entry form for this category.

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Cheshire Business Exporter of the Year, sponsored by Click Consult and West Cheshire & North Wales Chamber of Commerce

Win a two-day strategic review of your organisation.

Key Criteria: We want to reward and celebrate the achievements of a local company who can demonstrate significant growth in their international business through a clear commitment to the development of new export market opportunities as part of their business plans.


Cheshire Business Leaders logoCheshire Business Leaders Award for the Outstanding Cheshire & Warrington Business Leader

Win membership of Cheshire Business Leaders


Key Criteria: The award will recognise an Outstanding Business Leader who has shown exceptional vision and leadership at the helm of a successful and growing business which has also contributed to the development and reputation of the whole sub-region. Nominations for the award are welcomed for individuals running businesses of all sizes.


Cheshire Business Leaders Award for the Cheshire & Warrington Entrepreneur of the Year

Win membership of Cheshire Business Leaders 

Key Criteria: Nominations are invited from individuals running a business that has been trading for a maximum of three years. Key criteria we are looking for include growth in turnover and/or profits, job creation, developing new markets and long term potential.




Supported By:

Airbus-logo Barclays-logo Barlows
Boodles boutique-hotel-group-logo Cheshire business leaders
Cheshire East Council Chester Racecourse Logo chester-business-club-logo
Click consult cwac donald-insall-associates-logo
DTM-logo ellis + co halton-council-logo
knights-logo Marketing cheshire mornflake
New LEP logo roberts bakery technoprint-logo
trinity mirror UOC warrington borough council
wcnw-chamber-commerce-logo White Oak UK