2018 Winners

The Creative and Digital Award

Sponsored by

Bigtank Video Productions Ltd


The Professional Services Award

Napthens LLP


The Health Wellbeing and Social Care Award

Sponsored by

Unit 2 Fitness for Women


The Buzz Award

Sponsored by

Festival of Making CIC


The Manufacturing, Innovation and Technology Excellence Award

Sponsored by

Winner: - Flavour Warehouse (Vampire Vape)

Highly Commended: - Rotalube


The Family Business Award

Pulford Farm Dairies


The Commitment to Blackburn and Darwen Award

Blackburn Rovers Community Trust


The Investing in Future Skills Award

Lancashire Deaf Service


The Growth Business Award

Sponsored by

Flavour Warehouse (Vampire Vape)


The New Business Award (less than 3 years old)

Winner: - S&H Group

Highly Commended: - Cryo Express Limited


The HIVE Business School Award

Darwen Aldridge Community Academy


The HIVE Rising Star Award (under 30 years old)

Melanie Thomas - Blackburn Youth Zone


The HIVE Employee of the Year

Laura Diffey - The Mall Blackburn


HIVE Small Business of the Year (1-50 full time employees)

Stones Young


HIVE Large Business of the Year (51+ full time employees)

Sponsored by

Curtis Law Solicitors LLP


The Arte Et Labore Award

Khalid Saifullah


The HIVE Chairman’s Award

Blackburn Town Centre BID

2019 Awards Ceremony
2020 Award Ceremony