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Manufacturing sector to be recognised at 2018 Business Leader Awards

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The 2018 Business Leader Awards have announced a second new category for this year’s event.

Sponsored by Barclays, the Manufacturing Business of the Year category is open to manufacturers of all sizes from across the South West, operating in any sector and in any part of the supply chain.

The independent judges will be looking for solid growth, strong financial performance and examples of investment in new technology or facilities.

They will also be looking at any new, innovative products that have been brought to market and the effect that they have had on the sector.
Founder of the Business Leader Awards Andrew Scott commented: “Manufacturing has long been a strong sector for the South West and so it is important for those businesses that have made such a large contribution to be recognised for their work.

“We are proud to announce this new award and I look forward to seeing who will win the inaugural prize.”
On Friday 16th March award entries will open. To ensure you are in with a chance of winning make sure entries are in by 1st June.

Later that month, our independent panel of judges will visit entrants and on 1st August, the finalists for each of the 17 categories will be announced.

If you have any enquiries about the 2018 Business Leader Awards, please call 0117 325 7779 or email