The event could of not taken place without the valued support of our 2019 sponsors and we’d like to extend our thanks to them for their support

Sponsors of Invest St Helens Business Award

A collaborative place-led approach involving public, private, voluntary and community sectors puts innovation, aspiration and quality at the heart of what we do – giving St Helens the profile it deserves by creating economic growth, promotion and marketing and senior networking.

Tel: 01744 676215

Sponsors of Growing the Creative Industry Award

St Helens College is founded on educational heritage, experience and tradition tracing back over 125 years. Based in the heart of the Northwest in St Helens town centre, University Centre St Helens is in an ideal location with strong transport links and just 20 – 30 minutes from both Liverpool and Manchester city centres. University Centre St Helens offers students the opportunity to obtain a first class undergraduate education in a personalised learning environment. Our small but expanding, specialist provision allows our degree students to not only foster a sense of individuality but to reap the rewards of a concentrated teaching and learning experience. Join us to access great lecturers, making all the difference to your success and satisfaction. They are academics, active in research while experienced in the world of work, with extensive industry knowledge.

Tel: 01744 733766

St Helens RFC
Sponsors of Community Impact Award

St Helens Rugby League Club, known universally as the Saints, have a long and glorious history that dates back to its formation in 1873. Since then they have won 64 trophies and are one of the most successful Rugby League clubs in the summer era of the game. The Club has been a central pillar in the Town’s identity ever since its formation and has a proud history as the home of some of the greatest Legends to have played the game. The Club now resides in its modern, purpose-built facility – the Totally Wicked Stadium, opened in late 2011. St Helens is special because its has its own unique identity and personality which is reflected in its inhabitants.   I am an ambassador because I believe the Town has huge potential that can be harnessed towards a promising future, if all stakeholders can work together towards a common aim.


Sponsor of Small Business of the Year Award

Bericote is a niche commercial developer, specialising in occupier led development and the promotion and development of large sites around the UK.  Currently one of the most active developers in the industrial property sector, having developed over 5 million sq ft in the last three years alone, undertaking substantial projects for a variety of blue-chip occupiers including the world’s largest retailer – ASDA Wal-mart, Tesco, Sainsbury’s, Ocado, Rolls Royce Motor Cars and more recently, global automotive supplier Gestamp.


Paramount Digital
Sponsor of Medium/Large Business of the Year Award

Paramount Digital is a results-driven digital marketing agency, based in Rainford St Helens. They offer a comprehensive range of digital marketing services – including everything from SEO and PPC to web development and graphic design – and  tailor these to meet the needs of each individual client. Founded by David Hunter in 2017, the business has grown rapidly and gone from strength-to-strength. We now have over 150 clients and our team is continuously expanding. They’re passionate about what they do – but most importantly,  have the skills and knowledge that are necessary to get the best results and make sure our clients reach the very top of their industry.


Network Space
Sponsor of Entrepreneur of the Year Award

Network Space has been buying, building and managing commercial property since 1982. Whilst we are a long-established business, we have a passion for modernity, providing businesses of the North of England with the highest quality property and the highest quality service.

Twitter: @NetworkSpaceltd

Knauf Insulation LTD 
Sponsors of the Skills for the Future Award

We are one of the fastest growing and most respected names in insulation worldwide. We are committed to helping our customers to meet the increasing demand for energy efficiency and sustainability in buildings. Our mission is to challenge conventional thinking and create innovative insulation solutions that shape the way we live and build in the future, with care for the people who make them, the people who use them and the world we all depend on. We lead the change in smarter insulation solutions for a better world. Our aspiration is to be the world’s most trusted insulation partner providing high performing and smart insulation solutions and services for a better world.

Tel: 01744 766600

O2 Business Centre
Sponsor of People’s Business Choice Award

Communications Plus Ltd. is an independent franchise of O2 (Telefónica UK Limited). They sell O2 products and services under the O2 brand in line with O2’s instructions. Communications Plus was formed by MD Steve Roberts in November 2006. It operates the O2 Business Centre in Rainford along with 20 store locations mainly based in North-West England, but also covering areas in the North-East and North Wales. The business has won numerous awards including The Queen’s Award for Enterprise in 2016, an Investors in People Gold Award, and O2’s Franchise of the decade for 2005-2015. The business was also chosen as one of 1000 businesses to inspire Britain in 2015. Customer Experience is key to the success of Communications Plus who have been winners of various customer experience awards, and nominees for many more. This customer-focussed approach can be witnessed throughout each team within the business

Tel: 0800 987 8047


St Helens Business Club
Sponsor of Invest St Helens Achievement Award

St Helens Business Club hold ‘Standing our events’, which mix business with pleasure in a new and exciting concept that lets businesses network. The club is led by the inspirational Andy Reid MBE.

Tel: 07882540998


Green Circle Estates
Sponsor of Developer of the Year Award

Green Circle Estates is a Merseyside based golf and leisure operator, specialising in developing and operating golf courses and wider family leisure facilities. They provide first class facilities, with their golf courses to be on par, if not better, than the region’s best private members golf clubs, but providing affordable, pay & play golf for everyone. Their leisure facilities, being restaurants, bars, function suites or hotels, are family friendly leisure operations and are fully available to non golfers.

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St Helens Council
Sponsor of Development of the Year Award



Brendon International LTD
Sponsors of Excellence in Logistics and Manufacturing Award

Established in 1982, Brendon International Ltd provides bespoke freight export and import services to manufacturers and traders worldwide, but predominantly the North of England. Their purpose-built site in Newton-le-Willows offers a full export packing service. Offering the full turnkey approach to packing and shipping worldwide via Air, Road and Sea.

Tel: 01925 296000


Lucam Consultancy
Sponsor of Skills for the Future Award

As a business, Lucam Consultancy know that attracting and retaining the best available talent is vital for ongoing success and growth. The end goal is what you and your business are interested in, not the process as this sometimes can be both time consuming and confusing. This is where we can help, we were established in 2004 and as a progressive multi-disciplined recruitment agency are vastly experienced in identifying the right candidates who meet your specific profile and vision. We’re experts at making sure you engage with and recruit the right people within your sector. Matching the right candidate to the right job goes to the very heart of our service which is based around a consultative approach, getting a true understanding of your individual needs and expectations, saving both clients and candidates alike valuable time throughout the whole recruitment process. Our experienced consultants will go that extra mile to help you in your quest. From our offices in St. Helens, Glasgow and Dubai we have a truly international footprint that enables us to meet your specific needs.

Tel: 01744 758160

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