The awards are an opportunity to celebrate success – it’s an opportunity to shout about what you do and receive recognition among peers.
But it's also much more than that. It's a journey and opportunity to develop both you as a professional, your business and plans for growth.
Entering the awards is a fantastic way to review your achievements and shout about your success. It's a platform to raise awareness of yourself and your business in Lancashire.
There is more than just a trophy up for grabs at this year's awards! The Sub36 programme of events and awards strives to provide younger people in business with the support to allow personal and business development and growth. With this in mind, we are pleased to be working in partnership with Northern Mentoring Programme and Sales Geek to provide all winners with access to -
"Going through the Sub36 awards journey has been a catalyst for growth, new ideas, new people and new clients but even more than that was the confidence and subsequent self belief to be acknowledged by such a respected process."
Richard Few, Sales Geek
Winner of New Business Award 2018
"Winning the award was the best feeling ever. I still feel emotional when I think about the moment they announced my name. My mentor has been wonderful. It’s been extremely useful to have someone who I look up to and respect to bounce ideas off and talk about challenges and successes. He’s also given me some great ideas that have and will continue to help me and the business grow.”
Laura Leyland, Fresh Perspective
Winner of Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award 2018
Read Laura's full story here.
"I could not have picked a better mentor. They have provided a wealth of knowledge and advice, helped shape my career path and home life. I’m really enjoying my mentoring experience, it has been infinity helpful."
Lucas Benson, BAE Systems
Winner of Apprentice of the Year Award 2018
"The process couldn’t have been more professionally organised. The Judges welcomed you with a smile and were there to hear about you, not interrogate you. The award has helped boost my profile professionally."Hannah Hughes Harrison Drury Solicitors, Sub36 winner
"Judging was an exciting process, the judges themselves were very supportive and clearly wanted the interviews to go well as much as the applicants did."Chris Smith Pendle Engineering, Sub36 winner
"The Sub 36 awards are a fantastic opportunity for young professionals across Lancashire to showcase their many and varied accomplishments. We believe in celebrating and rewarding success and see the Sub 36 awards as the perfect way to recognise the valuable contribution made by the upcoming generation of business professionals across our region."Ian McCulloch Begbies Traynor, Sub36 sponsor
"It's really important for young professionals to meet and network with fellow like-minded individuals in the region and the LBV Sub36 networking events are a great opportunity to do this. Regardless of what sector you work in, by working in partnership we can support one another in the early stages of our careers and strengthen Lancashire's overall offering."Lauren Grice Bespoke Digital Agency, Sub36 finalist
"The Sub36 Awards celebrate the talents and achievements of some of Lancashire’s leading business professionals under the age of 36 who in turn will become our future business leaders. We are proud to sponsor the awards and recognise the achievements of those set to be nominated. "Claire Shore Blackburn College, Sub36 sponsor
"My Sub36 awards mentor has provided a wealth of knowledge and advice, helped shape my career path and home life. I’m really enjoying my mentoring experience, it has been infinity helpful."Lucas Benson Sub36 Apprentice of the Year 2018
"My mentor has been wonderful. It’s been extremely useful to have someone who I look up to and respect to bounce ideas off and talk about challenges and successes. He’s also given me some great ideas that have and will continue to help me and the business grow."Laura Leyland Sub36 Entrepreneur of the Year 2018
"Going through the Sub36 awards journey has been a catalyst for growth, new ideas, new people and new clients but even more than that was the confidence and subsequent self belief to be acknowledged by such a respected process."Richard Few Sales Geek, Sub36 New Business of the Year 2018
The Sub36 Awards, which celebrate the best up-and-coming business talent in Lancashire, are set to return in 2020 with a new headline sponsor dedicated to sustainable investing.
The final shortlist of this year’s Sub36 Awards has been unveiled, naming the leaders and difference-makers in the running for a much sought after prize package. The Sub36 Awards, which culminates in a colourful prize-giving ceremony at Blackpool’s Winter Gardens on October 17, honours the county’s most exciting business prospects aged Sub36.
Three more Lancashire businesses, including one former winner, are backing the the Sub36 Awards by signing on as sponsors - with the deadline for entries less than three weeks away.
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