NeedleSmart are delighted to have been shortlisted for the ECHO Regional Business Awards 2019 in the category of ‘Business of the Year (up to 50 employees)’. The awards are supported by the Liverpool John Moores’ University Liverpool Business School and are the biggest, best and longest established business awards on Merseyside!

2019 marks the 25th Anniversary of the Liverpool ECHO Regional Business Awards and is in association with their acclaimed monthly magazine, Business Post. The prestigious awards ceremony will be held on Thursday 20th June at the magnificent Anglican Cathedral in Liverpool and will be an opportunity to celebrate and honour the very best in the City Region’s business community.

The Liverpool ECHO is Merseyside’s best-selling newspaper and is the biggest brand in regional media. They continually experience extraordinary audience growth, meaning for NeedleSmart, being a part of these awards is a fantastic opportunity and brilliant exposure.

NeedleSmart are finalists in the category of ‘Business of the Year (up to 50 employees)’ for their globally unique product range that destroys contaminated medial sharp waste at the point of use. The market-leading technology is patented and enables a safer working environment for the Healthcare Professional, a direct cost saving and potential to create sustainable recycling.

The ‘Business of the Year (up to 50 employees)’ category is for businesses established for more than two years which employ up to 50 people and can demonstrate all round business excellence. The judges are going to visit NeedleSmart’s offices and meet CEO, Cliff Kirby, to discuss the business’s achievements as part of the judging process, before deciding on the category winners.

Cliff Kirby, CEO of NeedleSmart, commented “We are thrilled to have been shortlisted for the ECHO Regional Business Awards 2019; it is an honour to be a finalist for ‘Business of the Year (up to 50 employees)’ category. Being shortlisted for these kinds of awards is testament to the continued hard work and determination of the whole NeedleSmart team. We look forward to the esteemed awards ceremony which is set to be a fantastic evening and a rightful celebration of the region’s fantastic business achievements.”

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