BIBAS Ceremony Finally Here For Freightlink

On Friday 15th September, Freightlink are delighted to be attending the Lancashire ‘Be Inspired Business Awards’, otherwise known as the BIBAS at the world-famous Blackpool Tower in Lancashire.

Run by the North and Western Lancashire Chamber of Commerce, the BIBAs is the ‘the one they all want to win’.

After being nominated for 3 awards Freightlink are delighted to announce they are finalists in the following 3 categories -

  • Exporter of the year
  • Service Business of the year
  • Best Use Information Technology

Phil Simpson Managing Director for Freightlink said the following:

” I would like to say thank you to the Chamber for selecting us in not one, not two, but three separate categories for the final of this year’s BIBAs 2017. To be finalists in 3 categories is a fantastic achievement and a testimony to the hard working and dedicated team we have here at Freightlink. Can we also wish everyone else who has been shortlisted the best of luck at the event.

On the night itself, you can keep up to date with all the latest from the Tower on the Freightlink Twitter and Facebook pages.

List of awards and nominations in full. All the best of luck to everyone attending on the night.

BIBAs 2017 – THE FINALISTS

Business of the Year
Bowker Motor Group – Preston
Coolkit – Burnley
Hippo Motor Group – Blackburn
Fox Bros – Poulton
Mellors Catering Services – Skelmersdale
Healthpoint – Blackpool
StormMeister Flood Protection – Preston
Laila’s Fine Foods – Bispham

Leisure Business of the Year
Cuffe & Taylor – Preston
Deltec Group – Preston
Holiday Inn Preston – Preston
Sunshine Events – Preston
The Wayfarer – Parbold
UK Media & Events – Preston
Winter Gardens Blackpool – Blackpool
Mellors Catering Services – Skelmersdale

Small Business of the Year
WJF Technical Support – Blackpool
Bespoke Healthcare – Preston
Bevlan Office Interiors – Blackburn
Frederick’s Ice Cream – Chorley
Prestige Beds – Blackburn
Dantech UK – Burscough
Seriun – Burnley
Energy Cost Management – Kirkham

Micro Business of the Year
Country & Commercial Insurance Brokers – Longridge
Perfect Recruitment – Chorley
Raine & Bea – Clitheroe
KW Designed Solutions – Adlington
3D GB IRE – Chorley
Group 55 – Preston
Catering Elite – Blackpool
The 8th Sign – Bretherton

Employer of the Year
Bespoke Healthcare – Preston
Holiday Inn Preston – Preston
Rawcliffe & Co – Blackpool
Sunshine Events – Preston
novi.digital – Lancaster
E Thompson & Son – Preston
Hippo Motor Group – Blackburn
Cuffe & Taylor – Preston

New Business of the Year
Lateo Global Solutions – Blackpool
Woodside Designs – Blackpool
Forth Wall Solutions – Chorley
CFE Lighting – Trawden
AZTEX Venue – Blackpool
Community Clothing – Blackburn
North West Financial Solutions – Blackpool

Excellence in IT
BAS Energy – Blackpool
Connect Childcare – Burnley
Freightlink Solutions
HR Savvy – Preston
Jones Harris – Fleetwood
The Protein Lab – Blackpool
BedStateTracker.co.uk – Accrington
Wired Marketing – Burnley

Business of the Year for Corporate Social Responsibility~
Acorns of Lancashire – Accrington
AFC Fylde Community Foundation – Lytham
Burnley FC – Burnley
Smile Mediation – Burnley
Sunshine Events – Preston
Laila’s Fine Foods – Bispham
Bowker Motor Group – Preston
Barrie Wells Trust – Lancaster

Exporter of the Year
Dantech UK – Burscough
Fairbanks Environmental – Skelmersdale
Freightlink Solutions
Gannon Oils – Blackpool
Group 55 – Preston
Scorpion Automotive – Chorley

Family Business of the Year
Bowker Motor Group – Preston
Mellors Catering Services – Skelmersdale
Fredericks Ice Cream – Chorley
Links Signs & Graphics – Blackpool
Laila’s Fine Foods – Bispham
Prestige Beds – Blackburn
Star Tissue – Blackburn
The Wayfarer – Parbold

Service Business of the Year
Connect Childcare – Burnley
Door 4 – Burnley
Healthpoint – Blackpool
WJF Technical Support – Blackpool
Freightlink Solutions
Fairbanks Environmental – Skelmersdale
E Thompson & Son – Preston

Creative Agency of the Year
Door 4 – Burnley
HotFoot Design – Lancaster
Juicy Media – Preston
SQ Digital – Lancaster
T-PW Creative Design – Darwen
Wired Marketing – Burnley
YUDU Media – Clitheroe
novi.digital – Lancaster

Manufacturer of the Year
The Barking Bakery – Wesham
Coolkit – Burnley
Gannon Oils – Poulton
North West Water Jet – Chorley
Morgan Bros – Coppull
Star Tissue – Blackburn
Scorpion Automotive – Chorley
Laila’s Fine Foods – Bispham

Medium Business of the Year
Coolkit – Burnley
Hippo Motor Group – Blackburn
Fox Bros – Poulton
Standfast and Barracks – Lancaster
Star Tissue – Blackburn
Watson Ramsbottom – Blackburn
Scorpion Automotive – Chorley
BAS Energy

Professional Business of the Year
North West Commercial Solutions – Blackpool
North West Auto Enrolment – Blackpool
Jones Harris – Fleetwood
Rawcliffe & Co – Blackpool
Sweeting HR – Blackpool
Thomas Consulting – Chorley
Watson Ramsbottom – Blackburn
Total CRB – Burscough

Third Sector Business of the Year
UR Potential – Blackpool
Lancashire Wildlife Trust – Bamber Bridge
AFC Fylde Community Foundation – Lytham
Burnley FC in the Community – Burnley
Blackpool FC Community Trust – Blackpool
Community & Business Partners – Blackburn
Preston Vocational Centre – Preston
Ribcaged Productions – Clitheroe

Business Person of the Year
Barrie Wells – Barrie Wells Trust – Lancaster
Ashley Hackett – Blackpool FC – Blackpool
Cameron Javed – Coolkit – Burnley
Lisa Brady – Perfect Recruitment- Chorley
Heath Groves – Sundown Solutions – Accrington
Rachel Birkett – The Wayfarer – Parbold
Mark Gannon – Gannon Oils – Poulton
Sam Riley – North West Skills Academy – Rossendale

Construction Business of the Year
E Thompson & Son – Preston
Pinnington – Lancaster
StormMeister Flood Protection – Preston
Thomas Consulting – Chorley
Fox Bros – Poulton
North West Skills Academy – Rossendale

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