MIB Awards 2016

The 2016 Merseyside Independent Business Awards took place at Rum Warehouse, TitanicHotel, Liverpool on Thursday September 29.

The overall award of independent business of the year on the night went to Constellations, who also walked away with the Culture and Tourism of business of the year award. 

The event, which was founded and presented by Morecrofts Solicitors, was headline sponsored by The Liverpool BID Company.

Plans for the 2017 MIB Awards are already underway, and categories will be announced early next year. 


For an explanation of how the MIB Award winners are chosen, see our blog by managing partner Alison Lobb here


The 2016 winners and finalists are: 


Beauty and Cosmetic Business of the year

WINNER: So Coco Rouge

Beauty and Holistic Lounge


Revitalaser

Best Independent Place to Dine – Sponsored by Bolland & Lowe


WINNER: The Art School Restaurant


Hardy’s Kitchen


Miyagi


60 Hope Street


Best Independent Place to Stay – Sponsored by Elliot Fletcher


WINNER: Epic Apart-Hotel


The Richmond Hotel

Independent Start-up Business of the year – Sponsored by Butterworth Spengler


WINNER: Pao!


The Hippy Club

Independent Business Person of the Year – Sponsored by Wesleyan Bank

WINNERGavin Sherratt – Studio Mashbo

HIGHLY COMMENDEDHelen Lord – Used Kitchen Exchange

Matthew Farrell, John Ennis and Nick Thomas – Graffiti Spirits


Mark Hensby – Liverpool Organic Brewery

Jon Kelly – Meet & Potato

Community Organisation of the Year

WINNER: The Whitechapel Centre


The Brink


Fritto Italian Street Food


Fusion 21


NYAS


Best Independent Creative Business – Sponsored by Bruntwood


WINNER: Meet &Potato

Studio Mashbo


The Guide Liverpool


Culture and Tourism Business of the Year – Sponsored by Merseyrail


WINNER: Constellations

HIGHLY COMMENDED: dot-art


Darkstar Laser


Sefton Park Palm House

Best Independent Digital and Technology Business – Sponsored by Forresters


WINNER: Connect

Aabyss


Cyberfrog Design


Studio Mashbo

Independent Employer of the Year


WINNER: Daisy and Jake Day Nursery

Carringtons Catering


Fieldway Group


Health @ Work


Hi-impact Consultancy

Professional Services Business of the Year – Sponsored by RBS


WINNER: Mitchell Charlesworth Accountants

HIGHLY COMMENDED: One HR


BWMacfarlane Chartered Accountants


Joanne Finnerty Recruitment


Independent Retailer of the Year


WINNER: Revolver Retail 

Delifonseca Dockside


Dutch Flower Shop


Liverpool Cheese Company


The Yog Bar

Trade, manufacturing or Engineering Business of the Year – Sponsored by DSG Accountants


WINNER: The Leather Satchel Company


Power-pipe




Merseyside Business of the Year - Constellations



If you would like any further information on MIB Awards please contact Ami-lee Price on 0151 236 8871 or email alp@morecrofts.co.uk    




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