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.

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


Presenting... the BIBAs 2016 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

26 Jan 2016
BIBAs Launch
8 Apr 2016
Applications Close
May-Jul 2016
Judging days
16 Sept 2016
The BIBAs Ceremony

“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

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

Shaun Warrington,
Group 55

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

Louise Wilkinson

“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

“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

“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

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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 Lancaster University

Developing Lancashire’s business minds

A BIBAs winner gains more than just a trophy. In 2014, we launched the BIBAs Winners’ Academy which saw the 17 BIBAs winners automatically enrolled on a programme delivered by the world-leading Lancaster University Management School (LUMS).
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