The Judges have met, deliberated and we are happy to announce to finalists for the Business for Calderdale Awards 2023 which will take place on Wednesday 11th October 2023 at The Venue, Barkisland.


The finalists are:

New Business of the Year

  • Daisy Bank Camp
  • Kelly Jones Creative
  • Sustainable Rope

SME of the Year

  • Holdsworth House
  • John Fredericks Plastics Ltd
  • Projex Solutions
  • Sniffers Pet Care Limited

Manufacturer of the Year

  • Quickslide
  • Safespaces
  • Zikodrive

Employer of the Year

  • Andy Thornton Ltd
  • Caravan Guard
  • Craggs Energy
  • Hanson Plywood

Entrepreneur of the Year

  • Adele Wills
  • Joff Ward
  • Mike Brennan

Excellence in Customer Service

  • Harveys
  • Holdsworth House
  • Pride & Provenance

International Trade/Export

  • babyballet®
  • Redtronic Ltd

Business of the Year

This will be announced on the evening.

Lifetime Achievement

This will be announced on the evening.


Nick Worsnop, Chair of the Business for Calderdale Committee commented, “After a successful inaugural event last year, we were particularly impressed with the quality as well as the number of nominations. The Judges found the standard really high showcasing just how many businesses are delivering excellence in our borough.

“We are looking forward to the Awards evening and celebrating the achievements of businesses in Calderdale and giving them the recognition that they deserve.”

Click below to book your tickets for the Business for Calderdale Awards 2023

For a taster of what you can expect, watch the highlights video of last year’s awards here.