Build knowledge, relationships and your brand by entering the BIBAs this year.

It’s more than just a trophy. It is evidence of personal and commercial excellence.

The Be Inspired Business Awards (BIBAs) is Lancashire’s largest, longest running and most rigorous business awards.


Presenting... the BIBAs 2017 Winners!

See who won
The Be Inspired
Business Awards, the
BIBAs, is Lancashire's
largest and longest
running business
awards programme.

Run by the North and Western Lancashire Chamber of Commerce, the BIBAs is the ‘the one they all want to win’.

That’s because businesses that win a BIBA get much more than just a trophy. The meticulous approach of our judging process, the BIBAs Winners’ Academy and the national profile of the event means those entrepreneurs that take part in the BIBAs take their minds and business to another level.

If you’re serious about your business, give yourself the definitive test.

Key Dates 2018

Jan 16th

BIBAs open for entries

Apr 6th

Applications close

Judging days
14th Sep

The BIBAs ceremony

“To reflect the hard work of the employees and management at Cleanall we wanted to recognise and communicate this success and the BIBAs were just the ticket!”

Alistair Clayton,
Commercial director – Cleanall

“I would encourage anyone to enter these awards. The whole process is a truly unique experience and overwhelming to win.”

Louise Wilkinson

“The BIBAs is a process that equips you and your business with invaluable experience, knowledge and opportunities to persue greater success.”

Shaun Warrington,
Group 55

“It was a great feeling to be named as a winner in a room filled with so many successful and influential businesses.”

Andrew Spratt,

“The whole company has been part of a joint achievement, they are still talking about the BIBAs event and keep asking if we are entering next year!”

Phil Lawson,
Virtue Technologies

“I’d heard about the BIBAs being the premier business awards for Lancashire and so wanted JFH to be associated with the best businesses in the county.”

Steve Hodgkins,
Jobs, Friends and Houses (JFH) CIC

“Validation from a third party panel of judges not only gives you a good indication that you are doing good positive things, it also gives all the staff a lift as their efforts have also been recognised from a third party.”

Gary Vizard,
Energy Ace

Partner with the best

We have a range of sponsorship opportunities available that can help propel your brand. Our opportunities include event categories, BIBAs website and channel sponsorship, awards brochure and the event itself.

If you would like to receive a sponsorship pack or discuss opportunities, please call the BIBAs team on 01772 653000.

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In association with UCLan and Moore and Smalley

Developing Lancashire’s business minds

The winners of the BIBAs are automatically enrolled on the BIBAs Academy, an academy of excellence designed to boost skills, minds and bottom lines. Through our partnership with the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) and national accountancy firm, Moore and Smalley, all BIBAs winners will be offered leadership masterclasses by some of the world’s top business leaders.
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