Richard joins judging panel for E3 Business Awards

Black Bear IT Solutions & Black Bear Computers are pleased to announce that Managing Director, Richard Alford has been asked to join the judging panel for this year’s E3 Business Awards.

Designed to celebrate achievement in the fields of Enterprise, Education and Employment (the three Es), the Awards recognise companies and individual entrepreneurs who are making a positive contribution to local communities and the wider regional economy. The awards evening will take place on 13th July at the Macron Stadium in Bolton.

Alford was invited to act as judge because he has considerable experience of business leadership, business support and the retail industry and the organisers, 1 Events Media felt that this expertise would be invaluable when the time comes to assess the shortlisted nominees.

More than 500 delegates from different sectors, industries and backgrounds are expected to attend the Awards dinner. They will include business owners, economic development specialists, academics, business support professionals and others.

As Alford said “I’m really pleased to have been chosen to be one of the judges for the 2017 E3 business awards. It important to recognise the fantastic SMEs in the North West who excel, not going to be an easy task as I expect some tough competition!”

Speaking on behalf of 1 Events Media, Managing Director Mubarak Chati said “I’m very pleased that Richard Alford has agreed to act as judge for the Awards. His skills and experience will be an important addition to what is already a very distinguished panel.”

More information about the E3 Business Awards, including a full list of award categories and sponsors, can be found at www. e3businessawards.co.uk.