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Award Categories for 2023
There are plenty of sponsored Award Categories for all businesses to enter, whichever business you’re in, whatever size you are, and whether you have physical premises, or not. View the 2023 Award Categories below.
Sponsorship Opportunities for 2023: Available Categories can be viewed below. Please click here to view all sponsorship deals and ways to get involved with HBA23.
Please note that many of the categories require businesses / organisations to have been trading before 1 September 2021. The awards effectively recognise the ‘best’ nominated business in a given category, so it’s important that our judging panel can assess business performance (and improvements in it), as well as progress towards business objectives over a period of time. Businesses that started on or after 1 September 2021 have their own category, New Business, and they’re also welcome to enter Creative Business, Made In Hyndburn and Social Media Champion too.
Apprentice of the Year
The winner of this award will be a Hyndburn apprentice who has, over the past year, shown a keen commitment to personal and professional development, risen to new challenges and made a positive difference to their company.
This Award is Available for Sponsorship
Customer Friendly Business
The winner of this award will be the best family business in Hyndburn nominated this year. Open to all family owned businesses, where two or more family members currently work within the business, and more than one generation contributes (or has previously contributed) to the success of the business. The business will have started trading before 1 September 2021.
Sponsored by Barton & Hallworth Funeral Services
Food & Drink
The winner of this award will be the best food and/or drink-based business in Hyndburn nominated this year. Open to all business who either produce food or drink, or retail / serve food or drink to be consumed on or off-premises. The business will have been trading before 1 September 2021.
Sponsored by Nybble
Health, Beauty & Wellbeing Business
The winner of this award will be the best independent retailer in Hyndburn nominated this year. Open to all businesses who operate traditional retail outlet(s) or sell directly to the consumer online, or via direct mail, farmers markets, etc. The business will have started trading before 1 September 2021.
Sponsored by The Energy Guys
Not For Profit
The winner of this award will be a nominated Hyndburn based not for profit business, charity or social enterprise that has, in the opinion of the judging panel, implemented and used innovative practices and approaches to meet community and public service objectives in the last year. The organisation will have started trading before 1 September 2021.
Sponsored by Community Foundation for Lancashire
The winner of this award will be the most successful and sustainable Hyndburn business with only 1 person in the business (the owner) nominated this year. The business will have started trading before 1 September 2021.
Sponsored by TEN Legal Solicitors
Thank you to our 2023 Award & Ceremony Sponsors
We are very grateful to our Sponsors, whose support allows us to deliver the awards administration and ceremony, year on year. Our 2023 Headline Sponsor is NORI HR & Employment Law.
The awards are run by the lovelocalsolutions group with the support of many volunteers and organisations across the borough. Please view our Sponsorship Opportunities by clicking here, or via the tab above and do contact us if you would like to sponsor, or support the awards.