2014 Salford Business Awards Finalists Announced

Monday 2 June, 2014
Published by Pressat Press Release

Software outsourcing specialist Bright Future; Lanes Group, the largest independent supplier of specialist underground pipeline and utility services in the UK; and Carbon Digital, a one-stop studio, specialising in CGI, visual effects and animation, are among the finalists for the 2014 Salford Business Awards.

Online lighting retailer LSE Retail Group is shortlisted for the Entrepreneur Award and Business of the Year alongside Oakwood Engineering, CSG Lanstar and JMC IT.

The Awards, organised by the University of Salford, The Business Group Salford and Salford City Council, are now in their seventh year and will be hosted by Bafta award-winning journalist Elaine Wilcox at Salford City Stadium on 5th June. Mike Bushell, BBC Breakfast sports presenter, will entertain guests with an after-dinner speech.

Tickets are available online at www.salfordbusinessawards.co.uk.

Full list of finalists:

Business of the Year Award sponsored by TalkTalk Technology

CSG Lanstar


LSE Retail Group

Oakwood Engineering

Energy & Environment Award sponsored by ENER-G


Community Forest Trust

CSG Lanstar


Excellence Award sponsored by Cetus Solutions & Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce

Carbon Digital

Imperative Training


Media Agency Group

International Trade Award supported by UKTI


Harland Machine Systems

MIG Medical Installations


Best Employer Award sponsored by JMC IT

Cuckoo Design

CSG Lanstar

Media Agency Group

Salford Disability Forum

Community Award sponsored by Salford City Council

Hand on Heart

Helping Hands

The Lowry

Start Creative

Entrepreneur Award sponsored by Salford Innovation Park

Dock Bar

Hugh Jones

LSE Retail Group

Treacle Events

Rising Star Award sponsored by NatWest


Hoochie Mama


Wink Nudge

Innovation Award sponsored by the University of Salford

Bright Future

Lanes Group

Oakwood Engineering


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Notes to Editors:

For the latest from the 2014 Salford Business Awards visit www.salfordbusinessawards.co.uk or follow @SBA2014 on Twitter.

For further information, please contact:

Joanne Hall

Salford City Council

T: 0161 793 3428

E: Joanne.hall@salford.gov.uk

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