Award Categories

High Sheriff's Award for Enterprise 2017/18, sponsored by LDF

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





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.


High Sheriff's Award logoYour Housing Group logoHigh Sheriff's Award for Responsible Business Practice, sponsored by Warrington Borough Council

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.


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 Baker Wynne Wilson 

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 and Cheshire Business Leaders

Win £2,000 worth of prize money

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


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

Win a package of support to help research and develop overseas trade in one new market.

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 Baker Wynne and Wilson Barclays-logo
Barlows Cheshire business leaders Cheshire East Council
Chester Racecourse Logo chester-business-club-logo Click consult
cwac DTM-logo ellis + co
ESL Logo halton-council-logo Handelsbanken logo
knights-logo Marketing cheshire mornflake
New LEP logo roberts bakery trinity mirror
UOC urenco-logo warrington borough council
wcnw-chamber-commerce-logo White Oak UK