3rd November
Entry Deadline
1st December
Shortlists announced
4th January
Interviews
1st February
Award ceremony

Categories

Entries for the Made in Manchester Awards 2018 will open Monday 4th September. Please see the list of categories below and refer to the criteria page when completing your entry.

To be eligible to win an award, applicants must be aged 35 or under on 6th November 2017 and work in the Greater Manchester area. Please note that no age limit will apply to The Mentor of the Year award. Please do not exceed the suggested word count of 1000 words.

Entries cost just £35.00 + VAT for members and £40.00 + VAT for non-members, except for Apprenticeship of the Year, Manchester Champion and Mentor of the Year, which are free to enter.

For more information please contact Claire Turnbull on 0161 817 3482 or email claire.turnbull@pro-manchester.co.uk

Apprentice of the Year

This category is aimed at an outstanding individual who has is currently serving or has completed an apprenticeship in the last year and has demonstrated an ability to go above and beyond their job role to have a positive impact on their business. Entry is now closed

Digital, Media or Creative Professional of the Year

The judges are looking for a well rounded individual who is committed to their own personal and professional development, can demonstrate leadership skills, financial contribution to their organisation and commercial awareness. Entry is now closed

Marketing Professional Of The Year

The judges are looking for a well-rounded individual who is committed to their own personal and professional development, can demonstrate leadership skills, financial contribution to their organisation and commercial awareness. Entry is now closed

The Chairman’s Rising Star Award

This award will be judged by pro-manchester Chair Alison Loveday, Managing Partner at berg and future pro- manchester Chairman; Sam Jones of Tunafish Media along with Chris Baguley – our headline sponsor Together. The winner of this award will be chosen from a shortlist made up of the winners from the individual professionals’ categories. This award will be given to an individual who has proven their potential to be a future leader. Entry is now closed

Manchester Champion

This category is aimed at an outstanding individual who has volunteered in the local community or with a Manchester-based charity to help to create real improvements for the City of Manchester or its inhabitants. Entry is now closed

HR, Talent or Recruitment Professional of the Year

An award to recognise the best young HR, talent or search professional in the Greater Manchester region. Demonstrate how you are technically and commercially the best young HR/Talent or search professional within the Greater Manchester region. Entry is now closed

Property Professional of the Year

An award to recognise the best young property professional in the Greater Manchester region. Demonstrate how you are technically and commercially the best young property professional within the Greater Manchester region. Describe your role, both within your organisation and externally, in servicing client requirements and meeting business needs, along with growing both your personal reputation and your firm/company's presence within the Greater Manchester professional community. Entry is now closed

Mentor of the Year

This category is aimed at an outstanding individual who has mentored and supported a colleague or colleagues (mentee) in a less senior position to themselves in order to help them develop both personally and professionally. Entry is now closed

Lawyer of the Year

An award to recognise the best young lawyer in the Greater Manchester region. Demonstrate how you are technically and commercially the best lawyer within the Greater Manchester region. Recognise your role within your organisation and externally in both servicing client requirements and meeting business needs, along with growing both your personal reputation and your firm/company's presence within the Greater Manchester community. Entry is now closed

Entrepreneur of the Year

An award to recognise the most entrepreneurial individual within the Greater Manchester region this year. Demonstrate your role within your organisation (if applicable) and also externally in both servicing client requirements and meeting business needs, along with growing both your personal reputation and your firm/company's presence within the Greater Manchester community. Entry is now closed

Corporate Financier of the Year

An award to recognise the best young corporate financier in the Greater Manchester region. Demonstrate your ability to provide attributable value to your organisation as well as developing lead generation opportunities and how you contribute to developing your organisation and your own profile in the Greater Manchester region. Describe your role, both within your organisation and externally, in servicing client requirements and meeting business needs. Entry is now closed

Business Development Professional of the Year

An award to recognise the best young business development professional in the Greater Manchester region. Demonstrate your ability to provide attributable value to your organisation as well as developing lead generation opportunities and describe how you contribute to developing your organisation and your own profile in the Greater Manchester region. Describe your role, within your organisation and externally, in both servicing client requirements and meeting business needs. Entry is now closed

Banker of the Year

An award to recognise the best young banker in the Greater Manchester region. Demonstrate how you are technically and commercially the best banker within the Greater Manchester region. Recognise your role within your organisation and externally to both service clients’ requirements and meet business needs, along with growing both your personal reputation and your firm/company's presence within the Greater Manchester community. Entry is now closed

Accountant of the Year

An award to recognise the best young accountant in the Greater Manchester region. Demonstrate how you are technically and commercially the best young accountant within the Greater Manchester region. Describe your role and functional area of expertise within your organisation. From an external perspective, describe how you serve your clients’ requirements through the development of pragmatic and commercial solutions to meet your clients’ business needs; and how you have developed your own personal eminence within the Greater Manchester professional community. Entry is now closed

For further information on the awards please contact Claire Turnbull on (+44) 0161 817 3482 or e-mail claire.turnbull@pro-manchester.co.uk