Shortlist announced for HullBID awards
Following hundreds of entries and a lengthy judging debate, the shortlist for the HullBID Awards 2017 has been decided.
Safe City Award (sponsored by Radphone Ltd) - Civic, Hull City Council; St Stephen's security team; Wilberforce Pharmacy.
Dressed to Impress Award (sponsored by The Royal Hotel, Hull) - Poorboy Boutique; Hares & Graces; Kaspa's Desserts.
Outstanding Employee or Team Award (sponsored by Prospect Shopping Centre) - Tim Davis, Games Workshop; St Stephen's security team; Yvonne Uscroft and the housekeeping team, Holiday Inn Express.
Service With A Smile Award (championed by The Hull Daily Mail) - Hair@Quayside; Oscars Bar; Timpson Shoe Repairs.
Community Spirit Award (sponsored by Princes Quay) - Apcoa Parking UK; Jonathan Wright, Eurovia; Gosschalks Solicitors.
Entrepreneurial Spirit Award (sponsored by Bronx) - Judy Newlove, Sugar 'n' Spice; Sharon, Abigail and Brittany Taylor, Hares & Graces; Tapan Mahapatra and the team at Tapasya@Marina.
Commitment to Training and Development Award (sponsored by Pride Hair and Beauty Academy) - Grosvenor Casino; Pride Hair and Beauty Academy; Salon Apprentice.
Innovative Marketing Campaign Award (sponsored by 360 Chartered Accountants) - Dr Martens; Princes Quay; Tapasya@Marina.
Alive After Five Award (sponsored by St Stephen's) - McCoys; Superbowl UK Hull; The Sugar Mill.
Lifetime Contribution Award (sponsored by Kingston Recruitment) to be announced on the night.
The Awards evening takes place at The Royal Hotel, Hull, on Friday 21 April.