FAQs

 

There is no charge to enter the Manchester Evening News Business Awards.

You may enter as many categories as you wish, but you must complete a separate submission for each category.

Once you have submitted your entry you will receive an email confirming that we have received your nomination.

Entries can only be accepted from businesses whose base, or a substantial proportion of its business, is within the  Greater Manchester area.

The only exception to this is the 'Head Office outside Greater Manchester turnover £100m+' category. 

All information provided in the entry form is strictly confidential and only for use in the judging process and viewed by the judging panel.

Entries have now closed for this year.

Winners will be announced on Thursday 7th April 2022 at The Kimpton Clocktower Hotel, Manchester.


Please see approximate timings below. Confirmed timings will be sent out prior to the event date.

  • 18.30 Drinks Reception
  • 19.30 Awards Presentation and Dinner
  • 23.00 Close
  • 00.00 Carriages

The dress code is black tie.

Please email the event manager who will send you details of any negotiated rates with local hotels.

We always try to accommodate special dietary requirements and request this information in advance of the awards event. You can do this via the website when booking your tickets/tables. Once logged into your account, you will see dietary requirements in the booking section under each guest’s personal details. If you need advice or help with this, or would like to discuss any specific details please contact the event manager. Please note that all special dietary requirements must be arranged in advance.

The Kimpton Clocktower Hotel is fully accessible for the awards ceremony and dinner. Please tell the event manager your access needs and we will make the necessary arrangements.

There is no allocated parking at the hotel. The nearest NCP car park is situated on Oxford Street, M1 5EJ

There will be a table plan on display in the drinks reception area when you arrive. Your name and table number will be displayed on the plan. A member of the events team will be on hand to help you find your seat.

We are able to provide you with a sponsorship media pack which provides detailed information about the extensive benefits and opportunities available this year. For more information email tom.austin@reachplc.com

If you have queries relating to the categories, criteria, eligibility for entry, or anything relating to the content of your submission, please contact: