2019 Winners

The Health, Wellbeing and Social Care Award

In Di Go Dedicated Care & Support CIC


The Retail Business Award

Tom Wood Artisan Butchers


The Environmental Business Award

The Bee Centre


The Creative and Digital Award



The Manufacturing Excellence Award



The Family Business Award

Ewood Foods


The Buzz Award

Blackburn Festival of Light


The Commitment to Blackburn and Darwen Award

Blackburn Rovers Community Trust


The Investing in Future Skills Award

WEC Group


The Growth Business Award

Sales Geek


The New Business Award (less than 3 years old)



The Hive Business School Award

Winner: Blackburn Youth Zone

Highly Commended: The Acme Facilities Group


The HIVE Entrepreneur of the Year

Lisa Edge – Lancashare


The HIVE Rising Star Award (under 30 years old)

Jonathan Finch – Sales Geek


HIVE Micro Business of the Year (10 or less full-time employees)

Stevenson Memorials


HIVE Small Business of the Year (11 – 25 full time employees)

Greenview Nursery


HIVE Medium Business of the Year (26 – 50 full time employees)

H&T Industrial


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

Rosslee Construction


The Arte Et Labore Award

Harry Catherall


The Hive Chairman’s Award

Peter Street