One Oldham Business Awards 2012 – Awards Night

Bigger and better than ever. Congratulations to the Winners and Finalists.

one oldham business awards 2012This was the fourth the One Oldham Business Awards, which in addition to the presentations – featured a casino, live entertainment and a raffle with business class trips to Munich as prize (courtesy of Lufthansa). Food was provided by the White Hart, Lydgate.

The sell-out event saw a 460+ strong audience for the proceedings at the Queen Elizabeth Hall with benfits from the event going to Dr Kershaw’s and Oldham Youth Zone.

This Year’s finalists in the 10 categories were drawn from a record 144 entries.

Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award – Sponsored by The Oldham College

WINNER – AARON WELBY

Finalists:
Aaron Welby – Plant Man Ltd.
Arfan Khurshid – Homemove Northwest
Rebecca Jarvis – Pure Dance Academy

Retailer of the Year Award – Sponsored by Oldham Town Centre Partnership

WINNER – ALEXANDER JEWELLERS

Finalists:
Alexander Jewellers of Oldham Ltd.
Cafe Lahore
Muso’s of Oldham Ltd.

Startup Business of the Year Award – Sponsored by Innovative Technology

WINNER – CAREMARK OLDHAM

Finalists:
Desi Sweets snd Treets
Caremark Oldham & Tameside
The Hazlenut Bakery

Businessman of the Year Award – Sponsored by YFM Equality Partners

WINNER – GAVIN WHEELDON

Finalists:
David Wadsworth – MD, Cornerstone Design & Marketing
Gavin Wheeldon – CEO, Applied language Solutions Lrd.
Kevin Shaw – Artistic Director, The Coliseum Theatre

Businesswoman of the Year Award – Sponsored by Unity Partnership

WINNER – VALERIE SIMPSON

Finalists:
Laura Derbyshire – Team Spirit Ltd.
Pam Pelham – AMPWire Ltd.
Valerie Simpson – The Face and Body Shop

 

Environmental Best Practice Award – Sponsored by Johnson Group

WINNER – DIODES ZETEX

Finalists:
Axiom Displays Ltd.
Diodes Zetex Semiconductors
Park Cakes Ltd.

Innovation and Design Award – Sponsored by DCT

WINNER – STONERIG RACING

Finalists:
Boxing is NEET
Stonerig Raceway
The Regional Science Centre Oldham

Business of the Year with turnover under £1M Award – Sponsored by Trinity Mirror

WINNER – FRESCA

Finalists:

AMP FAB Ltd.
Fresca Restaurants Ltd.
The Face and Body Shop

Business of the Year with turnover over £1-5M Award – Sponsored by Web Applications UK

WINNER – OPTIMA CARS

Finalists:
Adamsons Vehicle Care Centre
Optima Cars Ltd.
The Regional Science Centre Oldham

Business of the Year with turnover over £5M Award – Sponsored by Natwest

WINNER – OMC

Finalists:
Applied Language Solutions Ltd
First Choice Homes Oldham.
OMC Ford

Award for Contribution to the community

The Award for contribution to the community was presented to Martyn Torr

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