Double Win At The E3 Business Awards

Burnley Campus Social Enterprise Ltd and their founder Dionne Holdsworth have been named both “Social Enterprise of the Year” and “Outstanding Woman in Business” at the 2017 E3 Business Awards. The event was held on 13th July at the Macron Stadium in Bolton.

The company, which was established in 2008, delivers community sports, leisure, health, wellbeing, and support services on the co-located Campus situated on Barden Lane in Burnley, faced strong competition from nominees across the North West. The Social Enterprise award was presented by Lee Inghram, Sales Development Manager representing the award sponsor Simply Doughnuts and the Outstanding Woman in Business award was presented by Richard Alford, Managing Director representing the sponsor Black Bear IT Solutions.

Receiving the awards, the company’s Director, Dionne Holdsworth said: “Winning awards in 2 categories of the E3 awards is a fantastic endorsement of the hard work that is being done by the brilliant Campus team. We have all been on an incredible journey during the past 9 years that has seen substantial growth of our business, we are a company that makes a difference to the lives of our community and we are proud to be at the very heart of our community”

Speaking on behalf of 1 Events Media, the host and organiser of the awards, Managing Director Mubarak Chati said: “2017 broke all records in terms of the number of award nominations we received so to come away with a win is an achievement of which both Burnley Campus and Dionne Holdsworth can be very proud.

“Every year, the E3 Business Awards give us a new insight into the many talented and hard-working businesses that are thriving in the North West. Despite uncertain economic conditions, companies, social enterprises and individual entrepreneurs remain undaunted; they continue to grow, to create jobs and to improve people's lives. Dionne is a fine example of that enterprising spirit and the E3 Awards are all about providing the recognition that such organisations deserve.”

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