Finalists are revealed in the biggest business awards competition in Lancashire

Organised by the North and Western Lancashire Chamber of Commerce, and referred to as “the one they all want to win”; the BIBAs have been putting businesses through their paces since the competition opened in January. Over 498 applications were submitted by 271 businesses, with 108 entrants making it through to the interview stage. They have been facing the judges in all 20 categories since early June, with the interviews concluding yesterday.

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Babs Murphy, chief executive at the chamber, said: “The number and quality of entries this year has been stunning.

“Competition has been fierce in every category, and there are some very deserving winners among the finalists that we’re announcing today. “Our specially trained judges have had a really tough job on their hands, clocking-up around 800 judging hours between them, and I’d like to thank them for the dedication and professionalism they’ve all shown throughout the process.

The Winners of the BIBAs awards will be revealed in SeptemberThe Winners of the BIBAs awards will be revealed in SeptemberThe Winners of the BIBAs awards will be revealed in September

“All that’s left for the finalists to do now is savour the anticipation of a win as they wait until we reveal the victors at the BIBAs awards ceremony on Friday, September 16.” The finalists in each BIBAs category are:

Business of the Year Booths, Preston

The glittering BIBAs trophies to be won by the best businesses in LancashireThe glittering BIBAs trophies to be won by the best businesses in LancashireThe glittering BIBAs trophies to be won by the best businesses in Lancashire

Danbro, Fylde Forest Group, Blackburn

Hays Specialist Recruitment – Lancashire, Preston Plumbs, Preston

The awards ceremony for the BIBAs in 2021 at the Blackpool Tower BallroomThe awards ceremony for the BIBAs in 2021 at the Blackpool Tower BallroomThe awards ceremony for the BIBAs in 2021 at the Blackpool Tower Ballroom

Senator Group, Accrington Service Care Solutions, Preston

Standfast and Barracks, Lancaster Medium Business of the Year Ascentis, Lancaster

Barron Wood Distribution Limited, South Ribble ICT Reverse Asset Management, Lancaster Mersey Eco Grants, Preston

Multi-ply, Fylde ROCCIA, Preston Service Care Solutions, Preston

Standfast and Barracks Lancaster Small Business of the Year Elektec, Blackburn

Evolution Solutions, Accrington Freedom Heat Pumps UK Ltd, South Ribble Mitigate Cyber, Lancaster

Redmoor Health Ltd, Chorley Serconnect Ltd, Blackburn Spencer Clarke Group, Preston

Suresite Group, Preston Micro Business of the Year AGT Computer Services Ltd, Fylde

Catering Elite, Blackpool Dot Recruit Limited, Preston Sandgrown Spirits, Fylde

Security Home and Garden Ltd, Burnley Specialist Taxation Services (Europe) Limited, West Lancashire Staywarm Energy, Preston

The Mina Group, Blackpool Start Up Business of the Year Alexander Matthews Property Ltd, Fylde

Enexus Energy Ltd, Blackpool Fly Anyway Foundation (CIC), Preston Fresh Money, Blackpool

Panache Cruises, Chorley Security Home and Garden Ltd, Burnley Six Connections, Burnley

The Secret Garden Glamping, West Lancashire Employer Business of the Year Booths, Preston

Burnley College, Burnley Danbro, Fylde PM+M Solutions for Business, Blackburn

ROQ Ltd, Chorley Service Care Solutions, Preston Spencer Clarke Group, Preston

Suresite Group, Preston Global Business of the Year Airship Interactive, Fylde

Chocolat Madagascar, Wyre Kerax Limited, Chorley Melling Performance Springs Ltd, Fylde

Simply Doughnuts, Blackburn Sovereign Beverage Company, Blackburn Standfast and Barracks, Lancaster

Service Business of the Year Assured Cleaning Services Ltd, Preston CUBE HR, Burnley

Danbro, Fylde Orca, Chorley Seriun, Pendle

Suresite Group Ltd, Preston Trident Utilities, Blackpool True Bearing Chartered Financial Planners, Chorley

Manufacturer of the Year Decca Plastics Ltd, Preston Kerax, Chorley

Melling Performance Springs Limited, Fylde Multi-Ply Components Ltd, Fylde Plumbs, Preston

Standfast and Barracks, Lancaster The Senator Group, Accrington Kerax, Chorley

Green Business of the Year ICT Reverse Asset Management, Lancaster Industry Lighting, Pendle

NanoSUN Ltd, Lancaster RecycleIT, Burnley Simply Doughnuts, Blackburn

The Wellbeing Farm, Blackburn Trutex Ltd, Ribble Valley Watts-ON Consultants, West Lancashire

Construction Business of the Year Elektec, Blackburn Fox Brothers (Lancashire) Ltd, Blackpool

HPA Chartered Architects, Lancaster iHeat, Chorley JCS Interiors Ltd, Burnley

Joseph Boniface Architects Ltd, Blackpool Pinington Limited, Lancaster Ram Services Ltd, Burnley

Leisure and Tourism Business of the Year James’ Places, Ribble Valley Lancashire Outdoor Activities Initiative – Anderton Centre, Chorley

Mrs Dowsons, Blackburn Pop Up Entertainment Ltd, Chorley The Flower Bowl Entertainment Centre, Wyre

The Secret Garden Glamping, West Lancashire Thornton Hall Country Park, Pendle Wellbeing Farm, Blackburn

Digital and Marketing Business of the Year

21Digital, Blackburn CheckedSafe, Burnley Code Galaxy, Blackpool

Complete Online, Blackpool Root Fifty-Two, Burnley SQ Digital, Lancaster

Think!Creative UK Ltd, Wyre Algo-Rhythm, Lancashire Community Business of the Year

Jobs, Friends and Houses CIC, Blackpool RJ8 – Mental Health Services, Burnley Rosemere Cancer Foundation, Preston

Six Connections, Burnley The Boathouse Youth, Blackpool The JJeffect CIC, Preston

YouMeToo, Preston Together Partnership, Lancaster Family Business of the Year

Becketts FS Ltd, Wyre Elektec, Blackburn Forest Group, Blackburn

Pinington Limited, Lancaster Plumbs, Preston Redmoor Health Ltd, Chorley

ROCCIA, Preston The Senator Group, Accrington Scale Up Business of the Year

Evolution Solutions (NW) Limited, Accrington Freedom Heat Pumps UK Ltd, Chorley iHeat, Chorley

Mersey Eco Grants, Preston RecycleIT, Burnley Spencer Clarke Group, Preston

Suresite Group, Preston True Bearing Chartered Financial Planners, Chorley Innovative Business of the Year

Business Insight 3 Ltd, Preston CheckedSafe, Burnley Learn Live, Chorley

Mitigate Cyber, Lancaster Redmoor Health Ltd, Chorley Suresite Group, Preston

White Hose Tech, West Lancashire KCT, Chorley Apprentice of the Year

Business Insight 3 Ltd, Preston Leyland Trucks, South Ribble NanoSUN Ltd, Lancaster

Root Fifty-Two, Burnley Service Care Solutions, Preston Standfast and Barracks, Lancaster

The Senator Group, Accrington Trident Utilities, Blackpool Education Business of the Year

Burnley College, Burnley Lancashire Outdoor Activities Initiative – Anderton Centre, Chorley Myerscough College and University Centre, Wyre

New Start (NW) Ltd, Wyre Progressive Minds Associates, South Ribble Runshaw College, South Ribble

Safer Handling, Preston The JJeffect CIC, Preston Most Resilent Business of the Year

Carnforth Pharmacy, Lancaster Fresh Perspective Resourcing, Chorley Garstang Physiotherapy Clinic, Wyre

James’ Places, Ribble Valley Luxus Design, Preston Paisley Training and Consultancy, Preston

Ram Services Ltd, Burnley SQ Digital, Lancaster Finalists are advised to secure their tickets for the ceremony or risk missing out.

These can be purchased securely online at https://www.thebibas.co.uk/attend-the-bibas