Nominations are officially open for this year’s Knowsley Business Awards.

Now in its 17th year, the Knowsley Business Awards is the largest awards ceremony of its kind in the Liverpool City Region and drawing upon previous years’ success is now an eagerly anticipated event in business and social calendars.

Attracting 850 guests from across the North West and beyond, the awards celebrate Knowsley’s outstanding business community, the energy, determination and commitment of individuals and organisations that are driving forward Knowsley’s economic success.

Celebrating business success

This year, a total of 13 awards will be presented which will recognise achievements in a range of categories including Excellence in Manufacturing, Housing Development of the Year, Employee or Apprentice of the Year and Independent Business of the Year.

Cllr Graham Morgan, Leader of Knowsley Council, said:

Raise your company profile

The Knowsley Business Awards provide a fantastic opportunity for organisations to showcase their successes and accomplishments and to raise the profile of their company.

Edward Perry, Chair of Knowsley Place Board commented:

For the full criteria for each category and to complete a nomination form, visit the Knowsley Business Awards website. You can also book tickets for the ceremony and find out more about the event and last year’s winners.

Lead Sponsor

Lead sponsor for the 2019 Knowsley Business Awards is PLP, a specialist UK logistics and industrial property business that develops, manages and owns prime logistics real estate throughout the UK. PLP acquired a 37 acre development site on Knowsley Business Park in 2019 which is being actively marketed to occupiers for pre-lets of up to 800,000 sq. ft. of industrial and distribution units.

Keith Wilson, Development Director at PLP said:


Knowsley Business Awards 2019 Categories

Apprentice/Employee of the Year

Commercial Investment of the Year

Corporate Social Responsibility Award

Customer Commitment Award

Developing future Skills

Excellence in Manufacturing (under 50 employees and over 50 employees)

High Growth Business of the Year

Housing Development of the Year

Independent Business of the Year

Medium Business of the Year

Micro Business of the Year

Small Business of the Year

For the full criteria for each category and to complete a nomination form, visit the Knowsley Business Awards website.