Event Sponsors

The Contact Company Park Group Cammell Laird

Award Sponsors

Unilever Fleetsolve TSB Commercial Arriva WBP University of Liverpool Wirral Met VCA Wirral River Professional Services Woods Squared Stiebel Eltron Liverpool City Region Polaris Media Wirral Council

Other Sponsors

East Z East LT Print Group

Wirral Business Awards 2013 - Winners are Announced

The best of Wirral’s businesses were recognised and rewarded on Friday 13th September when the winners of the Wirral Business Awards 2013 were announced.  

The prestigious awards event, hosted by BBC Radio Merseyside’s Roger Phillips, was attended by over 450 leading figures in the region’s business world, who gathered at Birkenhead School to applaud the winners of the 14 award categories

The prestigious Think Big Award, given by Wirral Council, went to Birkenhead based call centre, The Contact Company, which is one of Wirral’s largest office based employees.  Other highlights of the evening saw Cammell Laird receive the Business of the Year Award (50+ employees), John Laidlaw, Managing Director of Dantec was awarded Business Person of the Year, and Prenton based Sovex Systems work in overseas markets won it Exporter of the Year.

Newcomer of the Year Award
- sponsored by Stiebel Eltron Ltd
B&M Secure Shredding

Business of the Year (1-10 employees)
- sponsored by Polaris Media Management Ltd

Ultromex Ltd
Business of the Year (11-49 employees)
- Woods Squared Ltd

Smylie Ltd
Business of the Year (50+ employees)
- sponsored by Lloyds TSB

Cammell Laird

Business Person of the Year
- sponsored by River Professional Services
Dantec Ltd – John Laidlaw

Community Business of the Year
- sponsored by VCA Wirral


Exporter of the Year
- sponsored by Liverpool City Region LEP

Sovex Systems Ltd
Innovation Award
- sponsored by University of Liverpool
Cabfind Ltd

Low Carbon Award
- sponsored by Wirral Business Partnership

Maritime Award
- sponsored by Fleetsolve Ltd

SeaKing Electrical
People Development Award
- sponsored by Wirral Metropolitan College

Magenta Living
Sustainability Award
- sponsored by Unilever

Heap & Partners Ltd
Visitor Economy Business of the Year
- sponsored by Arriva
Floral Pavilion Theatre & Conference Centre

Wirral Think Big Award 
- sponsored by Wirral Council
The Contact Company

Organised by Wirral Business Partnership, the event highlighted the excellence, innovation and entrepreneurial spirit of Wirral’s companies - both large and small - demonstrating once again the rich diversity of talent that exists in the borough.  


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