Nominations open for second Hull and East Yorkshire People in Business Awards

12th Nov

This year’s ceremony in July was sold out, with 400 tickets snapped up and more than 100 nominations made.
And next year there are more chances to recognise the region’s talent with five new categories available to enter.
Taking place on Friday, July 3, at the Bonus Arena in Hull, the awards evening is expected to be a key event on the area’s annual business events calendar, once again celebrationg talented and hard-working team members from across the area.
There will be a total of 15 categories to choose from, including the five new awards.
These include Customer Hero of the Year – recognising team members who provide a standout service, alongside the new Mentor award.
The Team Impact award has also split into two categories to incorporate all business sizes, and the First-Class Service award is now a team category.
BBC Radio Humberside’s Lucy Clark will compere for the evening and the guest speaker will be Helena Langdon (left), comedian and former head of social at drinks brand Innocent.
Five-piece performance band the Tzars also will be making a return to close the awards.
In addition, Wilberforce Sixth Form College has once again committed to support the awards as headline sponsor.
The aim is to promote talent retention and development in the area, with a vision to raise the profile of talented and hard-working individuals.  
Jo Fleming, entrepreneur and founder of the awards, said: “I’m delighted to bring the Hull and East Yorkshire People in Business Awards back for another year.
“Whether businesses are from the public or private sector, a large PLC or SME, we welcome any local business with a talented workforce, and hope to celebrate them on an even larger scale in 2020.
“I’m looking forward to finding out all about this year’s nominees and rewarding 15 deserving winners.”
Additional sponsors for the Hull and East Yorkshire People in Business Awards 2020 include HiViz Safety, Cranswick Country Foods Poultry, P&O Ferries, Hull City Council, Sewell Group, Cobus Communications, Bonus Arena and Federation of Small Businesses.
Nominations close on April 17. For more information or to enter, visit: heypibawards.com

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