THE 2019 Invest in St Helens Business Awards will be presented tonight after a selection process saw judges go through outstanding nominations from across the borough.

Now in its second year, the awards evening, run in association with the Pride of St Helens Awards and in partnership with the St Helens Star and Steve Prescott Foundation, celebrates the borough’s hardworking, innovative and enterprising business community.

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Awards range from best small, medium and large sized businesses; workplace health; and community impact – to a people’s choice award, decided by the public.

The Invest St Helens Business Awards 2019 will be held on the evening of Thursday, November 7 at the Totally Wicked Stadium.

The full list of categories and nominees are as follows:

Micro Business of the Year – sponsored by Network Space

• Lionheart Hypnobirthing

• Face2Face

• Kreative Kirsty

Small Business of the Year – sponsored by Bericote

• The Branded Items Group

• Accord Legal Services Ltd

• Safer Sphere

Medium/Large Business of the Year – sponsored by Paramount Digital

• Mikhail Hotel and Leisure Group

• Handepay

• Geobear

Growing the Creative Industry – sponsored by St Helens College

• Paramount Digital

• Jamm Studios

• Cultivate

Excellence in Logistics and Manufacturing – sponsored by Brendon International

• ProNetix TA DriverNet

• Inovus Medical

• The Storage Team

Community Impact Award – sponsored by St Helens RFC

• Hope Centre

• Saints Community Development Foundation

• Co-op Lea Green Distribution Centre

Workplace Health – sponsored by Knauf Insulation

• Co-op Lea Green Distribution Centre

• Coral Products (Mouldings)

• Handepay

Skills for the future – sponsored by Lucam Consultancy

• Carmel College

• St Cuthbert’s Catholic High School

• St Peter and St Paul Catholic Primary School

Development of the Year – sponsored by St Helens Council

• Rainhill Hall

• Mere Grange

• Sherdley Park Golf Course

Developer of the Year – sponsored by Green Circle Estates

• Orbit

• Network Space

• Luxor Group

Peoples Business Choice (voted by the public) – sponsored by 02 Business Centre Rainford

• Momo’s Cafe

• Phoenix Eatery

• Face2Face