Progress to Excellence Group is playing a major role in celebrating the innovation and entrepreneurship of the organisations and people who are contributing to the region’s economic success.

The company is headline sponsor of Wirral Chamber of Commerce Business Awards 2017, one of the biggest events on the regional business calendar being held at Thornton Manor on Friday, September 22.

Sandra Kirkham, managing director of Progress to Excellence Group, said: “We are delighted to have been given the opportunity to be headline sponsor for the awards.

“The decision to become a sponsor was easy and based on the principle that Wirral Chamber and Progress to Excellence Group jointly recognise the importance of applauding individuals and businesses that continue to impact on our long-term regional economic success.”

Paula Basnett, Wirral Chamber of Commerce chief executive, added: “The awards event is a very important one in the region’s business calendar when, as a business community, we can come together and recognise and reward the great work our businesses carry out throughout the year.

“We are pleased to have such a forward-thinking and progressive company as Progress to Excellence Group as our headline sponsor this year.

“This is a perfect example of a company which has enjoyed great success and growth and one which values supporting the ambitions and aspirations of other companies to develop and grow.”

Nominations are now being taken for Wirral Business Awards 2017, open to businesses of all sizes and sectors, sole traders, charities and individuals.

There are 10 categories to choose from:

  1. Business of the Year (three categories)
  2. Business Person of the Year
  3. International Trade
  4. Sustainability
  5. People Development
  6. Newcomer of the Year
  7. Rising Star
  8. Outstanding Business of the Year

More details and entry forms available from