Great British & Northern Irish Entrepreneur Awards announces Bruntwood as North of England partner

Leading regional property company Bruntwood has been confirmed as a Great British & Northern Irish Entrepreneur Awards Sponsor for the North of England region.

Bruntwood has been helping to create thriving cities for over 40 years. The company plays a pivotal role in unlocking economic potential across the UK with over 100 properties offering everything from coworking to serviced, managed and leased offices across  Manchester, Liverpool, Leeds and Birmingham.

The partnership will see Bruntwood support the Great British & Northern Irish Entrepreneur Awards in acknowledging and celebrating the hard work and inspiring stories of British entrepreneurs and businesses in Great Britain.

The Awards are in their sixth year and have celebrated some outstanding entrepreneurs who have gone on to become household names, including: Julie Deane OBE of Cambridge Satchel Company, James Watt of BrewDog, Shaun Pulfrey of Tangle Teezer, and Hannah & Sophie Pycroft of Spectrum Collections.

Ciara Keeling, Director at Bruntwood said: “We’re pleased to be partnering with NatWest to celebrate and support the great entrepreneurial talent that’s present across the North of England.

“There is a huge ground swell of ambitious, innovative companies across the region that are doing exciting things and reaping real rewards. It’s important that these businesses are supported and nurtured and that their successes are amplified and acknowledged – creating  success that will inspire and encourage the entrepreneurs of the future.

“The North possesses an incredible spirit of innovation and we’re looking forward to some fantastic entries – we wish all participants the very best of luck.”

With continued support, the 2018 programme will see the awards held in five cities – Birmingham, Cardiff, Edinburgh, London and Manchester.

Co-Founder of the Awards, Francesca James, said: “We’re delighted to be working with Bruntwood for the 2018 program.

“Bruntwood is committed to creating thriving cities in the UK, investing for the long term to support growth and by providing the right places for business success – aligning perfectly with the ethos of the Great British & Northern Irish Entrepreneur awards”.

Following a hugely successful 2017 programme, the Awards are now open for entries in 2018. National finals will be held in Birmingham, Cardiff, Edinburgh, Manchester, and London, and will celebrate entrepreneurship across 12 categories including Start-Up, Creative Industries, Innovation and Young.