Made in the North West Awards 2017

Date: Thursday 04 May 2017

Location: Bolton Whites Hotel, Middlebrook Retail Park, Macron Stadium, De Havilland Way, Horwich, Bolton

The VEC is delighted to announce we have been shortlisted for the Made in the North West Awards 2017, which will be taking place on 4th May 2017. The VEC has been shortlisted for the Advanced Manufacturing and Technology Award and we are delighted as we look forward to an exciting evening. 

Manufacturing is pivotal to the North West economy and the region's manufacturers remain among the most innovative and dynamic in the world. From Manchester to Merseyside, Cheshire to Cumbria, and from East Lancashire to the Fylde Coast, the North West is a hotspot for manufacturing.

Now in their fifth year, Insider's Made in the North West Awards are a celebration of all that's great about manufacturing. They applaud the use of technology, the ambition to export and the motivation to train and invest in people. They are a showcase for the region and its diverse manufacturing industries, ranging from life sciences to artisan food brands.

Once again, the winners of this year's awards will automatically go through to the grand final Made in the UK, where the best of British manufacturing will be celebrated.

The categories to be celebrated are as follows:

  • Manufacturing Apprenticeship / Training Scheme Award
  • Advanced Manufacturer / Technology Award
  • Manufacturing Innovation Award
  • Export Award
  • Food & Drink Award
  • Green/Sustainable Manufacturer Award
  • Medical/Life Science & Healthcare Award
  • Automotive Award
  • Manufacturer of the Year (under £25m turnover)
  • Manufacturer of the Year (over £25m turnover)