BAY LIVING AWARDS 2017

ENTRIES HAVE NOW CLOSED
THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 7 LANCASTER UNIVERSITY
in association with Electricity North West, United Utilities and Lancaster University
Recognising & Celebrating the Best of The Bay

The finalists for the very first Bay Living Awards ceremony have been announced by our team of judges, who have been carefully considering all the entries at The Bay’s HQ.

The Bay Living Awards 2017 will showcase the very best that businesses and people across The Bay have to offer our readers and listeners. The Bay Living Awards will be held on Thursday 7th September at Lancaster University’s Great Hall. 350 guests will be in attendance for what is sure to become the area’s biggest and best awards night with live coverage throughout.
See the full list of categories and criteria below

Best Small Independent Retailer

This award will recognise a business with 1-10 employees that can demonstrate: Strong…

Best Large Independent Retailer

This category will be awarded to a larger retailer who can demonstrate: Strong leadership and vision…

Best Customer Service

The award will go to an organisation that exceeds customer expectations in all areas of the…

Best Professional Service

This award will recognise a business that can demonstrate an outstanding level of…

Best Business Team

This category will reward the team who can show the best practical demonstration or…

Best Boss

The judges of this category will be looking for a boss who demonstrates clear leadership, motivational…

Best Celebration Venue

The judges invite nominations of quality who can demonstrate their provision of exceptional…

Best Health & Fitness Centre

This category will be awarded to the Health or Fitness Centre that best demonstrates great results for…

Best Hair Salon

This award is aimed at the Hair Salon that provides clients with an outstanding overall experience…

Best Beauty Business

This category will be awarded to the Beauty Business that offers on trend treatments that uplift…

Best Arts/ Entertainment Venue 

This award is for the best venue to offer a varied and entertaining programme. The judges will be…

Best Coffee Shop/Cafe

Entries for the award of Best Coffee Shop or Café should illustrate the provision of quality…

Best Country
Pub

The judges of this category will be looking for a country pub that offers the best of British…

Best Town/City Pub or Bar

This award will be presented to a town or city pub or bar that creates a lively buzz, drawing in…

Best
Restaurant

The Best Restaurant award will recognise a venue that invests in both quality chefs and…

Best Place to Stay (Hotel or B&B)

This award will recognise the best local vacation destination. Considering everything from…

The Innovation Award

This award is aimed at a business that has developed the most innovative product…

The Entrepreneur Award

This award will recognise an outstanding business entrepreneur – someone who has achieved…

Best Visitor Attraction or Event

For this award, applications are invited from a broad spectrum of attractions, festivals or events…

Employee of the Year

The judges of this category will be looking for an employee who has consistently impressed…

Best Use of Creativity

This award will celebrate originality, creative use of imagination and exciting design in a variety…

Best Community Focus

This category is open to any charitable organisation or a community/social enterprise trading in…

Best Local Charity

This award will go to the best local charity which can provide evidence that it has…

Apprentice of the Year

This award will be presented to the apprentice who in the view of both the employer and the judges…

The Bay Ambassador Award

The Bay Ambassador Award, sponsored by Lancaster University, is a judges special award which…

‘We’re proud that it’s our network that connects communities and supports the success of local people and businesses which is why we’re delighted to be involved in the very first Bay Living Awards to help celebrate the best of The Bay’

Martin Deehan, Operations Director, Electricity North West

“Lancaster University is delighted to host and support the brand new Bay Living Awards 2017.

Developing our excellent and fruitful links with the local community is always high on our list of priorities and these awards provide us with the perfect way for us to recognise and celebrate all the good things happening in this very vibrant and diverse community.”

Professor Simon Guy, Dean, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Lancaster University

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SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

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