Sell-out business awards night here at last

Venue: Blackpool Tower
Venue: Blackpool Tower
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The waiting will be over tonight for scores of businesses from all over Lancashire.

The sell-out Be Inspired Business Awards will take place at Blackpool Tower.

And the scores of finalists will find out who has triumphed in 18 categories.

The night will begin with a champagne reception served at tables from 6.30pm. Dinner will then be served by Blackpool-based outside caterers Rowleys Offside from 7.30pm until 9.30pm.

It will be followed by the presentation of 19 awards including the lifetime achievement prize, Lancastrian of the Year.

The event will be compered by a mystery guest – and the evening will be rounded off with live 

The identity of the mystery guests is always a closely guarded secret.

Babs Murphy, chief executive of organisers the North and Western Lancashire Chamber of Commerce, added: “From about 11pm, there will then be our entertainment which will be two star acts.

“In the past we have had the likes of Tony Hadley, Matt Cardle and Russell Watson, so the BIBAs has become renowned for first-class entertainment and 2015 will not disappoint.

“If you still have any party left in you there’s an after-party disco hosted by Smooth Radio with the whole night coming to an end at some time around 1.30am on Saturday morning.”

l For a full round-up of all the winners, see the Lancashire Evening Post website tomorrow.

On Tuesday our business section will carry a major picture special of the big night.

Also see the next issue of Lancashire Means Business for the most in-depth coverage of the county’s best awards night.