Welcome to the North West FSB Celebrating Small Business Awards!  At the 2020 Awards, we crowned 12 fantastic businesses of different shapes and sizes from across various sectors of the economy.  We had self-employed businesses showcase their talents alongside established larger businesses with up to 250 employees. The standard was fantastic and this year we hope to celebrate even more great businesses.

Entries now closed for the North West 2022 awards

North West Winners and Finalists

Your host - Heather Wright

Heather Wright is a habit change specialist. She has studied the brain and human behaviour for over 20 years and now helps companies and individuals to free themselves from old habits and become their best authentic selves. She runs master classes, speaks at conferences, and is also loved as an MC.

Heather’s energy levels and wit have gained her many admirers and followers. Her personal brand is quite simply her ‘uniqueness’ She is known for her no-nonsense approach in getting to the heart of everything she does. She makes her message stick.


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Simon Edmondson 
Simon Edmondson is in his 13th year as a membership advisor of the FSB covering the central and south Manchester areas. Having now been in business for over 30 years and a member in his own right he knew the importance of the support the FSB gives the SME community and its members, so it was an easy decision to make to join the membership team after selling a business. Simon has also been regional chair of Greater Manchester as well as the Northwest for the FSB.  

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Darren Gallimore
Membership Advisor for the Cheshire area. Darren has been a member of the FSB for over 18 years and has been a Membership Advisor supporting small businesses for the last 5 years.  

"I love speaking to business owners who have a passion for what they do, and having the opportunity to help them on their journey" 

Darren can be reached on 07772 056263 Email: Darren.gallimore@fsb.org.uk 


The Venue 


The Midland Hotel
16 Peter Street
M60 2DS 

FSB North West are hosting their Awards in the elegant Midland Hotel in Manchester, a delightful venue, steeped in history and soaked in luxury, where Rolls and Royce formed their partnership.

Awards Final Date Friday 11 March 2022

Sponsoring the North West Awards

We're grateful to our headline and local sponsors who are helping us to keep the FSB Awards free to enter! Find out more about our headline sponsors here and our local sponsors below.

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