Lancashire Business View shortlisted | Prolific North award

Posted on: 29 , April 2019

Lancashire Business View has been named as a finalist in the 'news and magazine' category at the Prolific North awards which celebrate excellence in the creative and media industries across the North.

The bi-monthly print magazine, with its 30,000 readers, is at the heart of the operation, and the stable of media products also includes a daily updated website; an innovative facility for readers to self-upload stories to LBV Hub; and bulletins issued to more than 12,000 online subscribers.

In addition, Lancashire Business View has developed an extensive programme of events in the county including the national award-winning Red Rose Awards; the Sub36 networking and awards programme for younger people in business; Lancashire Day celebrations; regular networking opportunities; and a host of sector and sub-region events.

The shortlisting caps an exciting year of growth for the Blackburn-based team, which has seen significant investment in the redesigns of the print magazine and website, as well as the launch of 'Buy it in Lancashire', the campaign to bring 1bn of spend into the county by persuading Lancashire procurers to purchase more from Lancashire suppliers.

Were a small, noisy and enthusiastic team with a lot of ideas and a lot of energy. Richard Slater, publisher, who founded Lancashire Business View in 2005, said: "We are delighted to be shortlisted for this award.

Were a small, noisy and enthusiastic team with a lot of ideas and a lot of energy. We are also very proud to fly the flag for high-quality independent publishing and first-class journalism.

We champion Lancashires business excellence in pursuit of our mission getting others to recognise that excellence and buy more from Lancashire businesses.

We drill that down to a simple phrase: If you can buy it in Lancashire, buy it in Lancashire!

Winners will be announced on Thursday 23 May 2019 at Victoria Warehouse in Manchester.

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