The BIBAs 2013: The shortlists in full

Peter Mileham, the former president of the British Chambers of Commerce, collects his Prestonian of the Year award at the BIBAs 2012
Peter Mileham, the former president of the British Chambers of Commerce, collects his Prestonian of the Year award at the BIBAs 2012
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Hundreds of Lancashire businesses have made it onto the shortlists for the county’s biggest business awards.

The Evening Post, an official media partner of the Be Inspired Business Awards, the BIBAs, is exclusively revealing the shortlists for the 16 award categories.

They will be handed out a prize-giving ceremony at the Blackpool Tower in September.

The shortlists in full are:

E-BUSINESS OF THE YEAR

Barcadia Media - Blackpool;

Warrantywise - Clayton-le-Moors;

The iBox - Blackpool;

Soap Media - Preston;

dukpond - Preston;

Promineo - Preston;

SR Supply Chain Consultants - Blackburn;

Perfect Darts - Mellor;

The Ink Squid - Blackpool

Supplement Solution - Preston;

Socinate - Poulton-le-Fylde;

SATO Creative - Lancaster.

EXPORTER OF THE YEAR

Group55 - Preston;

AGC Chemicals Europe - Thornton Cleveleys;

Panaz - Burnley;

Pi - Burnley;

Singleton’s Dairy - Preston;

Talent Dynamic - Preston;

Connect2Cleanrooms - Lancaster;

Playtime UK - Blackpool;

Dudley Industries - Lytham St Annes;

Pakawaste - Preston.

MANUFACTURER OF THE YEAR

SPS EU - Blackpool;

Pi - Burnley;

Bleep UK - Preston;

Panaz - Burnley;

JJO - Bacup;

Laila Fine Foods - Bispham;

Playtime UK - Blackpool;

Connect 2 Cleanrooms - Lancaster;

Pakawaste - Preston;

Dudley Industries - Lytham St Annes

UPL Manufacturing - Greenhalgh.

EMPLOYER OF THE YEAR

Ainscough Training Services - Preston;

Danbro - Blackpool;

Fairbanks Environmental - Skelmersdale;

Inspired Energy - Kirkham;

Magma Digital - Preston;

Mosaic Care Group - Preston;

NSG Environmental - Chorley;

NuBlue - Lancaster;

F Parkinson - Blackpool;

Preston Bus - Preston;

Peter Jackson The Jeweller - Preston;

SR Supply Chain Consultants - Blackburn.

SMALL BUSINESS OF THE YEAR:

Stone Edge Ltd - Nelson.

Denwa Communications -Barrowford;

The Whalley Wine Shop - Whalley;

LVS Lytham - Lytham St Annes;

Invincibles Catering - Preston;

Cuffe & Taylor - Lytham St Annes;

Central Power Services LimitedPreston

Healthpoint - Blackpool;

NuBlue - Lancaster;

Bleep UK - Preston;

accessplanit - Lancaster;

Inteb Sustainability - Bilsborrow.

SERVICE BUSINESS OF THE YEAR

Mayes Accountants - Blackburn;

I Care GB - Blackburn;

Assured Cleaning Services - Preston;

Warrantywise - Clayton-le-Moors;

Mosaic Care Group - Preston;

Soap Media - Preston;

Business Insight 3 - Preston;

QED - Preston;

ICG - Preston;

Springhill Care Group - Accrington;

Central Power Services - Preston;

Preston Bus - Preston.

NEW BUSINESS OF THE YEAR

BR Contracting - Blackburn;

Darbus - Blackpool;

The Ink Squid - Blackpool;

TNP - Lancaster;

3ManFactory - Preston;

Kaos Adventure - Lytham St Annes;

Colossal Training - Blackpool;

Choc Amor - Croston;

Astute Motoring - Preston;

Paul Turner Display - Poulton-le-Fylde;

SEO 24/7 - Lancaster

Pakawaste - Preston.

BUSINESS WOMAN OF THE YEAR

Hannah Wild - Supplement Solutions - Preston;

Claire Fryer - Mosaic Care Group - Preston;

Janet Thornton - Inspired Energy - Kirkham;

Lyndsay Kirk - Kimora Womenswear - Barrowford;

Kirsty Henshaw - Worthenshaws - Preston;

Caroline Chesworth - Mad Science - Preston;

Susan Rashid - SR Supply Chain Consultants - Blackburn;

Sarah Cooper - Black Zest Solutions - Lancaster;

Lesley Yates - Canal Boat Cruises - Preston;

Deborah Parker - Progress Employment Support - Blackpool;

Carol Parker - Invincibles Catering - Preston;

Michelle Cryer - MIDAS Specialist Recruitment - Preston.

CREATIVE BUSINESS OF THE YEAR

Palmer Publicity Services - Preston;

Bibi Interiors - Blackburn;

Door4 (CATZL UK) - Blackburn;

Kaos Adventure - Lytham St Annes;

ICG - Preston;

Mad Science - Preston;

NuBlue - Lancaster;

The Grand at Clitheroe - Clitheroe;

Fat Media - Lancaster;

Wild Things Funky Little Dresses - Chorley;

Street Monkeys - Preston;

MITIE DeepRed55 - Chorley;

Business Insight 3 - Preston.

MEDIUM BUSINESS OF THE YEAR

Warrantywise - Clayton-le-Moors;

Dudley Industries - Lytham St Annes;

Panaz - Burnley;

Fairbanks Environment - Skelmersdale;

Fat Media - Lancaster;

Mosaic Care Group - Preston;

New Call Telecom - Burnley;

F Parkinson - Blackpool;

Mad Science - Preston;

NSG Environmental - Chorley;

Inspired Energy - Kirkham;

Singleton’s Dairy - Preston.

ENTREPRENEUR OF THE YEAR

Janet Thornton - Inspired Energy - Kirkham;

Adrian Meakin - The Ink Squid - Blackpool;

Rob Scott - Denwa Communications - Barrowford;

Daniel Cuffe and Peter Taylor - Cuffe and Taylor - Blackpool;

Gordon Bolton - Bleep UK - Preston;

Lee Kirton - Colossal Training - Blackpool;

Kirsty Henshaw - Worthenshaws - Preston;

Leon Calverley - CATZL UK (trading as Door 4) - Blackburn;

Jane Peters - Nineteen Legal - Preston;

Nigel Eastwood - New Call Telecom - Burnley;

Bob Seddon - Healthpoint - Blackpool;

Matt Ratcliff and Daniel Jay - BR Contracting - Blackburn.

LEADERSHIP TEAM OF THE YEAR

Wyrebank Banqueting Suite - Garstang;

Danbro - Blackpool;

Laila Fine Foods - Bispham;

F Parkinson - Blackpool;

Magma Digital - Preston;

Inteb Sustainability - Bilsborrow;

Fairbanks Environmental - Skelmersdale;

Ainscough Training Services - Preston;

New Call Telecom - Burnley;

Central Power Services - Preston;

Preston Bus - Preston;

Door4 (CATZL UK) - Blackburn.

EXCELLENCE IN CUSTOMER SERVICE

Frog and Bucket Comedy Club - Preston;

Wyrebank Banqueting Suite - Garstang;

Universal Products Limited Manufacturing - Greenhalgh;

NuBlue - Lancaster;

dukpond - Preston;

Mayes Accountants - Blackburn;

Kimora Womenswear - Barrowford;

Invincibles Catering - Preston;

Hesketh Press - Fleetwood;

Danbro - Blackpool;

Ainscough Training Services - Preston;

Assured Cleaning Services - Preston.

CHANGE FOR GROWTH

Inteb Sustainability - Bilsborrow;

Connect 2 Cleanrooms - Lancaster;

SPS EU - Preston;

Invincibles Catering - Preston;

NuBlue - Lancaster;

Roaming Roosters - Higham;

QED - Preston;

Pi - Burnley;

Warrantywise - Clayton-le-Moors;

Danbro - Blackpool;

Talent Dynamics - Preston;

accessplanit - Lancaster.

GREEN BUSINESS OF THE YEAR

JJO Plc - Bacup;

Inteb Sustainability - Bilsborrow;

Preston Bus - Preston;

Playtime UK - Blackpool;

Roaming Roosters - Higham;

F Parkinson - Blackpool.

BUSINESS OF THE YEAR

Panaz - Burnley;

Bowker Motor Group - Preston;

Danbro - Blackpool;

Fairbanks Environmental - Skelmersdale;

Peter Jackson The Jeweller - Preston;

Universal Products Limited Manufacturing - Greenhalgh;

NSG Environmental - Chorley;

Laila’s Fine Foods - Bispham;

SPS EU - Blackpool;

AGC Chemicals Europe - Thornton Cleveleys;

JJO Plc - Bacup;

Bleep UK - Preston.