RUSSELL Taylor Group has become a headline sponsor of the prestigious Wirral Business Awards 2019.
The company is once again giving its support to the annual event which celebrates the best of the borough's innovation, creativity and entrepreneurial spirit.
The awards, one of the biggest events on the North West business calendar, which is being organised by Mills Creative Media with support from Wirral Chamber of Commerce, recognises and rewards Wirral's diverse business excellence in categories including sustainability, manufacturing, international trade and people development.
Winners will be announced at an Oscar-styled ceremony on Friday, June 21 at The Floral Pavilion, New Brighton.
Ben Russell, chief executive at Russell Taylor Holdings and winner of the Business Person of the Year title at the Wirral Business Awards 2017, said: “Brilliance and innovation are the driving force behind Wirral's businesses which not only add to the success of our thriving local economy but also help to put Wirral on the map.
“We are therefore delighted to be a headline sponsor once again of these awards which recognise the outstanding contribution organisations - large and small - make to our communities.
“Also, as a patron member of Wirral Chamber of Commerce, we believe support for an event like this is vital in bringing together like-minded business people who put Wirral first for economic growth on the local, national and international stage.”
Paula Basnett, Wirral Chamber of Commerce chief executive, added: “For businesses in Wirral, the awards continue to be a fantastic opportunity to put themselves forward in recognition of the work and services they provide both nationally and internationally.
“We are delighted that Russell Taylor Group has become a headline sponsor of this key business event. As one of Wirral’s leading businesses which, led by Ben Russell, has been successful and grown over recent years, it demonstrates the support and values it shows in supporting the ambitions and aspirations of other companies to develop and grow.”
Nominations are now being taken for Wirral Business Awards 2019 which are open to businesses of all sizes and sectors, sole traders, charities and individuals.
The categories to choose from are:
Newcomer of the Year
Rising Star of the Year
Business Person of the Year
Sustainability Business of the Year
Outstanding Customer Service
Charity in the Community
Energy and Environmental Business of the Year
Financial and Professional Business of the Year
Digital, Creative and Technology Business of the Year
Manufacturing Business of the Year
Construction Business of the Year
Visitor Economy Business of the Year
Outstanding Business of the Year
More about Wirral Business Awards 2019 at www.wirralbusinessawards.com