Bar group makes it a double at 2018 Business Masters

The Alchemist won two awards at last night’s 2018 North West Business Masters in Manchester last night.

The bar group collected the Large Business and Fast Growth awards in front of a packed business audience at the Midland Hotel.

It was the eighth annual awards, and was supported by headline sponsor Convex Capital.

In total, 10 company awards were handed out, with one individual award.

The 2018 Ambassador award was won by Siemens chief executive Jurgen Maier for his significant contribution to the region.

Alex Turner, joint managing director of, said: “It was a great night celebrating the success of businesses large and small from across the North West. The achievements of all the shortlisted businesses were fantastic and showcased the best of our regional business community.”


Check out the photo gallery from the 2018 North West Business Masters


2018 North West Business Masters 

Newcomer Award – Winner: Missy Empire
Start People
Williamson & Croft

Innovation Award – Winner: Utiligroup
Love Energy Savings
Travel Counsellors

Contributing to the community – Winner: Revive Dental Care
Kids Funtime Beds
Smart Storage
Web Applications UK
Zen Office

International Trade – Winner: Rayburn Trading                               
ATG Access
Travel Counsellors

Investment – Winner: Puddleducks
Businesswise Solutions
CCP Building Products
Luxor Group

Professional Services – Winner: JMW
Dow Schofield Watts
Squire Patton Boggs

Small Business – Winner: Converge Technology Specialists
Business Comparison
Kids Funtime Beds
Review Travel

Medium Business – Winner: Mowgli Street Food
CCP Building Products
Love Energy Savings
Zen Office

Large Business  – Winner: The Alchemist            
Travel Counsellors

Fast Growth – Winner: The Alchemist
Converge Technology Specialists            
Deepbridge Capital
Love Energy Savings
Mowgli Street Food

Ambassador: Jurgen Maier